Katie Wehri

Katie Wehri
Katie Wehri Director of Operations Consulting
Recent articles written by Katie Wehri
  • Hospice Orientation and Training View
  • When Must an Advance Beneficiary Notice Be Used in Hospice? View
  • Top Ten Hospice Survey Deficiencies View

Upcoming Events

Mon 19

National Association for Home Care & Hospice 2018 March on Washington

March 19 - March 20
United States

Please join the National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) on March 19-20, 2018, as leaders and advocates for home care and hospice gather in Washington, D.C., to make our voices heard in the halls of Congress. NAHC is hosting a panel discussion on current legislative issues impacting home care and hospice on Monday, March 19, and participants are encouraged to schedule individual meetings with members of Congress on Tuesday, March 20.

Wed 21

Top Hospice Claim Risk Areas

March 21 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am CDT
Nashville TN
United States
Speaker: Katie Wehri

The risk for payment of hospice claims increased significantly with CMS’ implementation of targeted probe and educate. This webinar briefly reviews the targeted probe and educate model and delves into stated and potential hospice target areas, how they impact operations and preparation and response plans, as well as what is expected to be in every hospice medical record to support the claim. Topics covered include long lengths of stay, criteria for general inpatient care, proper use of Q-codes, certification of terminal illness and election statements.

Tue 27

Home Care Manager Certificate Program

March 27 - March 29
Las Vegas NV
United States
Speaker: Melinda Gaboury

The Home Care Manager Certificate Program HCMCP® is an interactive and intensive educational program, providing leading edge management concepts and skills that are critical for home care managers to know and understand. This program was designed to accommodate all sections of home care, from private pay to large home care agencies. There are two modules to choose from: Private Duty or Medicare Certified. This program was designed to improve your leadership skills, learn the fundamentals of budgeting, marketing, financial management, compliance, regulatory and human resources of entry level home care managers.

Wehri is Director of Operations Consulting for Healthcare Provider Solutions, Inc. (HPS) She joined HPS in 2017 to develop and provide hospice and home care educational opportunities, conduct operational reviews and work with the HPS clinical team on mock surveys and chart reviews.

Wehri, with more than 25 plus years in the hospice, home health, private duty and palliative care industries and is certified by the Health Care Compliance Association in health care compliance and health care privacy compliance. She has worked with multiple state and national associations to expand assist members with Hospice regulatory, operations, financial and legislative issues. She has written numerous articles and provided workshops and seminars for these associations. A graduate of Bowling Green State University, Wehri received her Bachelor of Science degree in Healthcare Administration. Wehri spent 16 years working with homecare and hospice agencies with the majority of those years in a Director’s role, prior to starting a consulting practice in 2009.

Wehri has been consulting, presenting and educating in the home care and hospice industry since 2009. She has worked for hospices in a variety of settings, including multiple locations in multiple states, a hospice inpatient unity, pediatric hospice and adult and pediatric palliative care. Wehri has gained valuable experience in the following areas:

  • Accreditation standards interpretation *Compliance and quality assessment
  • Mock surveys
  • Operations
  • Health care regulation
  • Performance Improvement
  • Opening and expanding sites for home care, hospice and palliative care services