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Value-Based Purchasing Webinar: part 1 of 2

Speaker: Melinda A. Gaboury, CEO

Category: Speaking Engagement

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Speaker: Melinda A. Gaboury, CEO

About the Speaker

Melinda A. Gaboury, with more than 29 years in home care, has over 20 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 on the NAHC/HHFMA Advisory Board and Work Group and is Treasurer on the Home Care Association of Florida Board of Directors. Melinda is also the author of the Home Health OASIS Guide to OASIS-D1 and Home Health Billing Answers, 2021.

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Value-Based Purchasing Webinar: part 1 of 2 Dec 07
11:00 am - 12:30 pm CST
Hosted by
HCAF

About the Event

The Medicare Home Health Value-Based Purchasing (VBP) demonstration was conducted in nine states, including Florida, from 2016 through 2020. The demonstration was designed to give Medicare-certified home health agencies (HHAs) incentives to give higher quality and more efficient care. HHAs in these states competed on value in the VBP Model, where payment was tied to quality performance.

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that it is likely that VBP will be expanded nationally in January 2022. This two-part webinar series will assess the impact of this expansion on providers in demonstration states and forecast what all providers can expect if the expansion is implemented.

Part 1: Tuesday, December 7, 2021, 12:00-1:30 PM ET

Examine the components of the VBP demonstration and forecast what a nationwide expansion would entail
Analyze statistics from the VBP demonstration and its impact on Medicare Star Ratings

Part 2: Tuesday, December 14, 2021, 12:00-1:30 PM ET

Review the specific elements to be used in calculating outcomes in a nationwide expansion
Outline a game plan for providers to prepare for a nationwide expansion