SHOW ME THE MONEY!! Bonafide Ways to Improve Cash Flow and Cash Maintenance
Summary: A cash receipt plan to help keep cash in the bank.
HCSSA Topic(s) Addressed:
Faculty: Spears, Jan
Program Description: Home care and hospice revenues are becoming more and more
difficult to obtain and nearly impossible to keep in today’s atmosphere of non-traditional Medicare with the scrutiny of government
contractors in post payment reviews. This Program explores several key components of a cash receipts plan that will help the agency improve
its conversion of receivables to real “cash in bank.” Surrounding the agency with a robust and timely billing and collections process, while
incorporating key compliance steps, will assist the agency in maintaining its cash in post payment audits. This program also offers processes that
can be implemented to reduce the risk of denials, overpayments or suspension of payments.
Measuring revenue cycle performance over time will prove the worth of developing a comprehensive revenue management program
into home health or hospice operations. Presentation Date: 8.21.2014
Program Objectives: Upon completion of this program, the viewer will be able to:
About the Presenter:Jan Spears is Co-owner and Chief Executive Officer of MJS & Associates, LLC.
She has more than 30 years’ experience in the health care field. Ms. Spears has owned and operated a multimillion dollar home health care company as well as consulted
for over 300 homecare providers in 25 states. As a full time consultant for the past 15 years she has successfully merged clinical and financial strategies into
successful operational plans for numerous providers nationwide. She serves as a Medicare coverage expert for health care facilities who are undergoing audits by
federal contractors through all levels of appeals. Jan has also authored several publications including Home Health Agency—Policies and Procedures, “Care Guides
for Home Health Practice under PPS”. She heads a team of more than 25 consultants at MJS & Associates, LLC.