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2017 Hospice Billing Series

A series of 3 webinars for hospice personnel!

Billing is a critical part of hospice reimbursement. Be among the select group of billers that are current on all Hospice Medicare billing regulations. This three-part series will lay a solid foundation for hospice billers and other staff that need to understand Medicare regulations. Medicare verifications, field-by-field detail on Notice of Election and claim forms, and sequential billing requirements will be covered. The most recent reimbursement changes, including High/Low Routine Homecare Rates and the Service Intensity Add-On (SIA), will be an area of focus.

This series will review the regulations for billing all hospice services, face-to-face encounters, and home health providing care while a patient is on service with hospice. Hospice face-to-face information regarding aggregate CAP self-report, palliative care billing, and the latest on HIS updates and transmission requirements will be emphasized. If you are part of hospice revenue-cycle management, this webinar series is a must!

You may register for the entire series or for individual sessions.

Hospice Billing Series Topics

Session Dates & Descriptions

12:00 pm – 1:30 pm Pacific
1:00 pm – 2:30 pm Mountain
2:00 pm – 3:30 pm Central
3:00 pm – 4:30 pm Eastern

Thursday, August 3, 2017
Part 1: Eligibility Requirements & Notice of Election

New and experienced hospice billers periodically need a review of eligibility requirements. Eligibility and requirements for Notice of Election will be detailed. With recent regulation limiting the allowable time to file a Notice of Election, agencies have had more challenges. This session will walk through the Late Notice of Election and the exceptions process of appeal.

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Thursday, August 17, 2017
Part 2: Details of Medicare Claims Processing

Numerous changes to Medicare hospice billing regulations have occurred over the last two years. This webinar will take billers step-by-step through the process of accurately billing these changes. It will also provide examples of how hospices have successfully dealt with these changes and are effectively conducting physician billing. The most recent reimbursement changes will be addressed including High/Low Routine Homecare Rate Reimbursement and Service Intensity Add-On (SIA).

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Thursday, August 31, 2017
Part 3: Face-to-Face, Hospice CAP & Palliative Care

Key issues that hospice billers deal with regularly include face-to-face requirements, how they affect hospice billing, and the new aggregate CAP self-reporting requirement. Palliative care will also be addressed to expand your agency's knowledge of a possible new program. In addition, the new transmission requirements for HIS will be covered.

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