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Hospice Reimbursement Update & Proposed Rule 2021!

  • May 27, 2020
  • 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Webinar


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Session Description

Hospice is ever changing!  This webinar will provide the latest data on Hospice reimbursement and take you through the Hospice Medicare Proposed Rule 2021.  Included in massive changes, the Hospice Election Statement Changes go into effect October 2020….Are you ready?  This webinar will review the detail changes to the Hospice Election Statement that will go into effect October 2020. In addition to the Election Statement itself, there will also be an addendum requirement that will include many clinicians needing to fully understand what is allowed and not allowed under the Medicare Benefit and the regulations to support that decision. This webinar will assist in full preparation for implementation of these new requirements.

Outline Details of the 2021 Hospice Proposed Rule      

  • Review Reimbursement Proposed Rates
  • Itemize changes to the current regulation as outlined in the proposed rule

Define the changes for the Hospice Election Statement & Addendum         

  • Review Detail Election Statement change requirements
  • Detail the Addendum requirement for the form
  • Define specific occasion that the Addendum would be required and the timeliness of delivering it.

Outline the Demo for Hospice inclusion in Medicare Advantage (MA)         

  • Review key components of the Demo for Hospice in MA
  • Outline the positives and negatives of MA plans including the Hospice benefit

About the Presenter

Melinda Gaboury, is co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Healthcare Provider Solutions, Inc., an organization out of Nashville, TN that provides financial, reimbursement, clinical and operation services to the home health and hospice industries.  With more than 27 years of experience in Medicare Home Health, she is a presenter at both the state and national levels, and is interviewed frequently for national home health publications.  Ms. Gaboury is also the author of "Home Health Guide to OASIS D: A Reference for Field Staff."  Ms. Gaboury has no conflict of interest in regard to this program.

Cost: $60/member and non-member

Continuing Education

The Ohio Council for Home Care & Hospice is an approved provider of continuing education by the Ohio Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. (OBN-001-91))

RNs and LPNs must participate in the entire program in order for contact hours to be awarded. To apply for nursing contact hours, please return a completed evaluation form and a $10 processing fee for each individual requesting hours.

Cancellation Policy

If you cancel your registration prior to five business days before the program, you will receive a refund less a 25% administrative fee. All cancellations must be made in writing. No refunds for cancellations or exchanges within four business days from the date of the program. If due to unforeseen circumstances OCHCH must cancel this event, you will receive a full refund.

Individuals requiring special arrangements as stated in the Americans with Disabilities Act, should notify OCHCH at least 48 hours prior to the program.

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