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TAHC&H 50th Annual Meeting

Speaker(s): Melinda A. Gaboury, CEO

Category: Speaking EngagementConference

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TAHC&H 50th Annual Meeting Aug 27 - Aug 29, 2019
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About the Event

Speaker: Melinda A. Gaboury, CEO
Tuesday, August 27, 2019 | 1:15 PM – 2:45 PM | PDGM – Changes Can Not Start Soon Enough

The most significant change in Homecare Reimbursement in 20 years will go into effect January 2020. The Patient Driven Groupings Model – PDGM is complicated, confusing and overwhelming. Operational areas likely impacted under the new payment model include referral and sales management, intake, revenue cycle, operational reporting, order and supply management, and much more. This session will highlight the areas impacted and outline process changes to assist in optimizing operations performance under PDGM.

1. Learners will create an outline of the process changes and revisions needed to succeed under PDGM.
2. Learners will define changes in Therapy Utilization, lengths of stay, LUPAs and other operational metrics under PDGM with strategies for change.
3. Learners will establish a check off list of items to begin implementing today to be ready for a 2020 implementation.

Wednesday, August 28, 2019 | 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM | Hospice Regulatory Compliance (CTI/Election/Comprehensive Assessment)

Regulatory Compliance is of grave concern always, but especially during times of heightened scrutiny by medical reviewers. CMS’ has stated concerns about the sources of clinical information for hospice certifications of terminal illness (CTI) and other recent reminders from CMS emphasizes the importance of compliance with CTI and Medicare election statement requirements. These items will be part of every medical review and there is a new focus on them during Medicare surveys. The comprehensive assessment of the patient is the groundwork for the care to be provided and requires additional attention by most agencies. This session delves deep into the requirements for the CTI, Medicare election statement and comprehensive assessment and their impact
on operations. It also covers other regulatory and billing necessities such as the plan of care, Notice of Election (NOE), and current medical review topics.

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