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  Kansas Home Care Association Webinar

2015 Medicare Home Health Billing Update 

presented by

M. Aaron Little, CPA, Managing Director, 
BKD, LLP, Springfield, MO

Thursday, March 5, 2015
1:00 – 2:30 p.m. CST

Webinar Overview:   CMS continues to expand its requirements for Medicare home health billing and program integrity contractors continue to scrutinize documentation supporting payment.  This session will provide an update on the latest 2015 billing changes, claims submission issues, claims denials and appeals related to home health FTF encounter requirements and other emerging issues.  

Objectives:  After attending this webinar, the participant will be able to:

  • Articulate impact of latest key regulatory requirements related to Medicare home health billing;
  • Apply strategies related to latest home health claims issues and denial management; and
  • Apply latest industry benchmarks to home health revenue cycle performance.


Speaker:

M. Aaron Little, CPA 
Managing Director
BKD, LLP, Springfield, MO

Aaron has over 15 years of experience with BKD and oversees the operations of BKD Health Care Revenue Cycle Services, a special team that manages the billing and revenue cycle operations for more than 100 home care, hospice and senior living organizations throughout the nation.  A CPA and leading national home care and hospice consultant, he is frequently sought for his expertise on revenue cycle operations, compliance, and reimbursement matters.  He is a frequent speaker at national, regional and state industry events and is often quoted in national industry periodicals.  He also chairs and participates in multiple committees for the Home Care & Hospice Financial Managers Association.   

Target Audience: Billing and revenue cycle personnel, business office personnel, directors and financial managers, compliance personnel

Convenience:  Enjoy the convenience and cost-efficiency of a webinar – watch the speaker’s slide presentation on the internet while listening by telephone or through your computer’s microphone and speakers (VoIP).  There is no limit to the number of attendees from your agency who may participate at your site using one phone line and a computer with internet access.   

Registration Fee: 

  • KHCA Members:  $149 per agency line
  • Non-Members:  $298 per agency line

Registration fees are based on one phone/webinar connection; multiple site participation from your agency will require a separate registration fee for each connection.

Registration Procedure:  Register online here.  Approximately five days prior to the webinar, a confirmation will be e-mailed to you.  This confirmation will include a link to access the presentation handouts, the sign-in sheet, and evaluation, as well as a link enabling you to access the webinar. 

Registration Deadline:  Tuesday, March 3, 2015 

CEUs:  Kansas Home Care Association is approved as a provider of CNE by the Kansas State Board of Nursing. This course offering is approved for 1.8 contact hours applicable for APRN, RN, or LPN relicensure. Kansas State Board of Nursing provider number: LT0287-314.  APRNs, RNs and LPNs must participate in the entire presentation in order for contact hours to be awarded – partial credit will not be available To apply for nursing contact hours, within one week following the webinar, a completed sign-in sheet and evaluations from each individual must be returned to KHCA along with a $10/person processing fee.  Certificates will then be issued by email. 

Cancellations: Written requests for refunds received on or before February 26, will receive a refund less a $25 processing fee. Fees are non-refundable after this date; there are no refunds for no-shows. Online registrations are commitments for payment by the agency registering.

Questions?
  Contact Kristen Ada, KHCA Program Manager, at 913/669-0460 or kada@kshomecare.org


Click Here to register online now. Save time and travel costs and include all staff members who will benefit from this program!

 

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