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Kansas Home Care & Hospice Association 2022 Annual Conference

Speaker(s): Leslie Heagy, RN, COS-C

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Speaker(s): Leslie Heagy, RN, COS-C

About the Speaker(s)

Leslie Heagy is Registered Nurse who joined Healthcare Provider Solutions, Inc. (HPS), as the Clinical Services Manager, in June 2017. Leslie is part of the clinical consulting team providing support and solutions to home health and hospice agencies across the country to achieve regulatory compliance.  In 2022, Leslie was promoted to Director of Clinical Services over both home health and hospice clinical consulting.

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Kansas Home Care & Hospice Association 2022 Annual Conference Sep 22
8:30 am - 10:45 am CST
hotel location icon Marriott Hotel Hosted by
Kansas Home Care & Hospice Association

About the Event

Launch the Rover:  Home Health Medicare Documentation, Medical Review & PEPPER Report | Thursday, September 22, 2022 | 8:30 – 10:45 a.m.

This session will take agencies through the winding road of Medicare scrutiny. Don’t be caught in the position of believing that everything is just okay or that the Public Health Emergency is a shield from medical review. While billing the Medicare benefit and getting paid relatively easy, there is always a risk of things being reviewed at some point and what can you do to avoid denials. Participants will be able to define the levels of Medical Review that are currently active:  including, UPIC, SMRC, MAC ADR, RAC and the reinstated Targeted Probe & Educate.  The session will review how to respond to any level of medical review that may occur. Attendees will take away information that will assist in assuring that your home health truly is accurately documenting.  This session will discuss PEPPER reports and other data analysis that agencies will need to review to ensure that their risk from medical review is limited. This session will review some State specific PEPPER data so you can tell where you stand compared to others in the state.