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HHWN Hospice Billing Part 1: Eligibility Requirements & Notice of Election

Speaker(s): Melinda A. Gaboury

Category: Hospice

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Speaker(s): Melinda A. Gaboury

About the Speaker(s)

Melinda A. Gaboury, with more than 30 years in home care, has over 22 years of executive speaking and educating experience, including extensive day to day interaction with home care and hospice professionals. She routinely conducts Home Care and Hospice Reimbursement Workshops and speaks at state association meetings throughout the country.  Melinda has profound experience in Medicare PDGM training, billing, collections, case-mix calculations, chart reviews and due diligence. UPIC, RA, ADR & TPE appeals with all Medicare MACs have become the forefront of Melinda’s current impact on the industry. She is currently serving as the Chair of the NAHC/HHFMA Advisory Board and Work Group and is currently serving on the Board of Directors for both the Home Care Association of Florida & Tennessee Association for Home Care. Melinda is also the author of the Home Health OASIS Guide to OASIS-E  and Home Health Billing Answers, 2023.

HHWN Hospice Billing Part 1: Eligibility Requirements & Notice of Election Sep 11
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm CST
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About the Event

Medicare billing regulations can be overwhelming – don’t get lost in the weeds! This three-part series presented by industry expert Melinda Gaboury provides a thorough understanding and step-by-step guide to hospice billing. New billing staff will learn to feel confident in their work and seasoned billers will benefit from the updates and refresher training. Part 1 will focus on Medicare eligibility requirements and the Notice of Election. Part 2 will cover all the details of Medicare claims processing, including billing necessities for patients enrolled in the Medicare Advantage Plan under the VBID model. Lastly, Part 3 will cover the face-to-face requirement, hospice cap, physician billing, palliative care reimbursement, and PEPPER reports. Hospice reimbursement is driven by excellent care, accurate documentation, and a revenue-cycle team that can bring it home.