Hospice Billing Update - Including 2016 Payment Reform
Summary:Explains the crucial components of the Hospice Payment Reform.
HCSSA Topic(s) Addressed:
What will the 2016 Payment Reform mean for YOUR hospice agency? This program explains the
crucial components of the Hospice Payment Reform including NOE (notice of election) and
timeliness required as well as the undesirable consequences of an untimely NOE. Learn the
steps for solving hospice billing issues/denials including transfers, notice of terminations/revocation,
and re-election. Key to SIA (Service Intensity Add-On) and split Routine Home Care rates will be detailed.
In this presentation you will hear the impact this payment reform will have on hospices in 2016 — you can't afford to wait! Presentation Date: 11.18.2015
Program Objectives: Upon completion of this program, the viewer will be able to:
About the Presenter:Melinda Gaboury is co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Healthcare
Provider Solutions. She and Mark Cannon founded the company in 2001 to provide financial, reimbursement, clinical and cost reporting services to home health
agencies and hospice.
Prior to the inception of Medicare PPS, Melinda began researching, auditing and review processes with
OASIS, ICD-9 Coding and clinical documentation. She has developed and taught clinician and billing Medicare PPS Training Workshops in a variety of venues.
Melinda has been a speaker for multiple state and national home care and hospice associations, and conducts Billing Seminars throughout the country.