2016 Hospice Billing Series

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A series of 3 webinars for Hospice personnel!

Are you current on all hospice Medicare billing regulations? Billing is a critical part of hospice reimbursement. This three-part series will lay a concrete foundation for hospice billers and other hospice staff that need to understand Medicare regulations. This series will include Medicare verifications with HIQA screen examples, field by field on Notice of Election and claim forms, and sequential billing requirements, including billing requirements to deal with late NOEs. The regulations for billing all hospice services (SN, HHA, MSW, and therapy), face-to-face encounters, and hospice home care will be reviewed. The series will conclude with day-to-day scenarios that billers face, such as transfers, discharges, and revocations. Information regarding Aggregate CAP self-report and palliative care billing will be an emphasis. If you are part of the hospice billing cycle, this series is a must.

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

3-Part 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

Meet the Presenter: Melinda Gaboury, Healthcare Provider Solutions, Inc.

Thursday, September 1, 2016
Part 1: Eligibility Requirements & Notice of Election

New and experienced hospice billers occasionally need a review of eligibility requirements and this session is the one for you. Eligibility and the requirements for Notice of Election will be detailed. With recent regulation to limit 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, September 15, 2016
Part 2: Details of Medicare Claims Processing

Changes to Medicare hospice billing regulations came about in 2014, and continue through 2016. This session will take billers step-by-step through the 2014 and 2015 billing changes and the payment reform regulations of 2016. Join us to learn examples of how hospices have successfully dealt with these changes and are effectively conducting physician billing.

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Thursday, September 29, 2016
Part 3: Face-to-Face, Hospice CAP & Palliative Care

Join us for this session that will address key issues that hospice billers are dealing with on a regular basis. It will include face-to-face requirements, how they affect hospice billing, and the aggregate CAP self-reporting requirement. Palliative care will also be addressed to expand agencies’ knowledge of a possible new program.

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