Katie Wehri

Katie Wehri
Katie Wehri Director of Operations Consulting
Recent articles written by Katie Wehri
  • Big Changes for Hospice Billing – MLN Matters SE18007 View
  • Hospice Utilization & Payment Public Use File View
  • Hospice FY2019 Proposed Rule – Payment and Quality Reporting Program View

Upcoming Events

Fri 20

The Home Health Proposed Rule

July 20 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm CDT
Nashville TN
United States
Speaker: Melinda Gaboury

Detail Proposed PPS Rates & Changes to Case Mix Weights for 2019 • Review proposed rule detail of base rate adjustment • Review the case mix weights proposed for 2019 • Review the proposed changes in CBSA/Wage Index for 2019 • Review proposed LUPA rates for 2019 List Core changes to the PPS system as…

Thu 26

Hospice Targeted Probe and Educate

July 26 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm CDT
Nashville TN
United States
Speaker: Katie Wehri

This webinar provides an overview of the current hospice targeted probe and educate activity with real-life examples of the types of documentation that has proven troublesome for some hospices and how issues can be avoided. A rundown of the documents that will be part of every targeted probe and educate review regardless of probe topic…

Sun 29

HCAF 29th Annual Conference and Trade Show

July 29 - August 1
Orlando FL
United States
Speaker: Melinda Gaboury

Join the Home Care Association of Florida for the largest home care industry event of the year in the Sunshine State – Home Care Con! The 2018 Annual Conference & Trade Show will kick off in Orlando with a one-day pre-conference on July 29, followed by three full days conference sessions starting July 30 and…

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

Katie has 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 assist members with Hospice regulatory, operations, financial and legislative issues. She has written numerous articles and provides workshops and webinars for multiple home care and hospice associations.  A graduate of Bowling Green State University, Katie received her Bachelor of Science degree in Healthcare Administration. She 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.

Katie 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. Katie 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