Katie Wehri

Katie Wehri
Katie Wehri Director of Operations Consulting
Recent articles written by Katie Wehri
  • Hospice Physicians – Enroll in PECOS or State Medicaid Plans? View
  • Opioid Disposal and Destruction – Considerations for Hospices View
  • Preparing for Hospice Targeted Probe and Educate (TPE) View

Upcoming Events

Wed 20

The Home Care Final Rule 2018 Webinar

December 20 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm CST
Speaker: Melinda A. Gaboury, CEO
Jan 09

Home Health 2018 Final Rule & Contractor Update

January 9, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am CST
Speaker: Melinda Gaboury

This webinar will review the details of the 2018 Final Home Health Rule which includes 2018 rates and update to Value Based Purchasing and HH Quality Reporting Program. This webinar will also review the goal of the ADR/RA & ZPIC audit process. Agencies will learn how to respond to these record requests as well as the subsequent audit findings. The timelines for responses and the recoupment process will be defined. This session will describe likely audit risk for home health agencies and how to monitor those risks. Lastly, this session will assist in providing a checklist for the documentation required to be sent in, but also a checklist of things to review in the chart before sending it in.

Jan 10

Hospice: Regulatory Necessities (Election/NOE/CTI)

January 10, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm CST
Speaker: Katie Wehri

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