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Hospice Billing

  • Thursday, January 26, 2017
  • (CST)
  • Tuesday, February 28, 2017
  • (CST)
  • 3 sessions
  • Thursday, January 26, 2017, 10:30 AM 12:00 PM (CST)
  • Tuesday, February 07, 2017, 10:30 AM 12:00 PM (CST)
  • Tuesday, February 28, 2017, 10:30 AM 12:00 PM (CST)
  • Webinar Series

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The Kansas Home Care Association is pleased to bring you this educational program through an agreement with the Ohio Council for Home Care & Hospice...

Hospice Billing

3-Part Webinar Series

January 26, February 7, and February 28, 2017

10:30 am –  Noon CST **

** a recording will be available for those unable to participate live

Be among the elite group of billers that are current on all Hospice Medicare billing regulations.  Billing is a very critical part of hospice reimbursement.  This webinar series will lay a concrete foundation for hospice billers, as well as, any hospice staff that need to more effectively understand the Medicare regulations.  The series will include Medicare verifications with screen shots, field by field on Notice of Election and claim forms and sequential billing requirements.  Billing requirements to deal with late NOEs will be covered.  We will review the regulations for billing all hospice services (SN, HHA, MSW and therapy), face-to-face encounters and additionally home health providing care while a patient is on service with hospice.  The program will conclude with many of the day-to-day scenarios that billers face such as: transfers, discharge, and revocation.  Information regarding Aggregate CAP Self Report and Palliative Care billing will be an emphasis.  If you are part of revenue cycle management in hospice this webinar series is a must!

Objectives:

Part 1 – January 26:

  • List the eligibility requirements for admitting patient to Hospice under Medicare Benefit.
  • Define Benefit Periods and Certification Requirements.
  • Detail criteria for billing Hospice Notice of Election.
  • Demonstrate claim requirements for Late Notice of Election.

Part 2 – February 7:

  • Recap the distinct levels of care and specifics of billing them.
  • Detail criteria for line item billing Hospice Claims to Medicare including physician billing.
  • Review detail calculations for Routine Home Care and Service Intensity Add-On 

Part 3 – February 28:

  • Detail FacetoFace Requirements.
  • Review Hospice Aggregate CAP Self Reporting Requirement.
  • Discuss Palliative Care Reimbursement
  • Recap HIS documentation impact on Reimbursement

Faculty:  Melinda Gaboury, is co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Healthcare Provider Solutions, Inc., an organization out of Nashville, TN that provides financial, reimbursement, clinical and operation services to the home health and hospice industries.  With more than 25 years of experience in Medicare Home Health, she is a presenter at both the state and national levels, and is interviewed frequently for national home health publications.  Ms. Gaboury is also the author of "Home Health Pocket Guide to OASIS C2: A Reference Guide for Field Staff."  Ms. Gaboury has no conflict of interest in regard to this program.

Continuing Education:  The presenters and program planners have no conflict of interest in regard to this webinar.  RNs and LPNs must participate in the entire presentation in order for contact hours to be awarded.  To apply for nursing contact hours, please mail an evaluation form and a $10 processing fee for each individual requesting hours.  Additionally, send in a completed sign-in sheet, listing the individuals at your facility that participated and noting those requesting contact hours. 

Individuals requesting contact hours will receive a certificate of contact hours earned.  Please make sure that you enter the Contact Person’s name in the Registration Form.  All correspondence and site registration information will be sent to this person.  No commercial support has been provided for this program.

Ohio Council for Home Care and Hospice is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Ohio Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.  (OBN-001-91) (OH -157, 4/1/2019).

Confirmation: A confirmation will be sent via email to verify site registration, as will the handouts, Internet link and 800 number for entering the webinar, and instructions for participation.  If your Contact Person does not receive the E-mail confirmation two (2) business days prior to the webinar, please contact our office to verify your status.

Registration Fee per site/phone connection: Registration fees are for one (1) phone connection.  SHARING OF REGISTRATION OR FEES WITH OTHER AGENCIES AND/OR INDIVIDUALS IS PROHIBITED.  The live webinar includes the opportunity to ask questions of the presenter.  If you desire to purchase both the live webinar and the recording, pay the registration fee and an additional $30. 

KHCA Members:  
  • $130 per live webinar connection OR recording
  • $360 for full series - live webinars OR recordings
Non-Members:  
  • $260 per live webinar connection OR recording
  • $720 for full series - live webinars OR recordings

Both the live webinar AND the recording: Registration fee above and an additional $30 

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