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Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Palmetto GBA Home Health and Hospice Update & Financial Conference

Start Date: 4/2/2019 9:00 AM EDT
End Date: 4/3/2019 5:00 PM EDT

Venue Name: Crowne Plaza Columbus North

Location:
6500 Doubletree Avenue
Columbus, OH  United States  43229

Organization Name: Ohio Council for Homecare and Hospice

Contact:
Jim Godin
Email: jim@ochch.org
Phone: (614) 885-0434 x207

Day 1 and Day 2 Agenda: 
8:00am – 9:00am - Registration and Breakfast
9:00am -12:45pm - Palmetto Home Health Update
9:00am – 10:30am - Hospice Billing Do’s and Don’ts with Melinda Gaboury
10:45am – 12:15pm - Manage Care Plans with OAHP
12: 45pm – 2:00pm - Lunch
1:30pm – 5:00pm - Palmetto Hospice Update
1:45pm – 3:15pm - PDGM with Dave Macke
3:30pm - 5:00pm -  
April 2 - EVV Compliance from the Agency Prospective, Kim King
April 3 - EVV Update and Claims Practices Ohio Department of Medicaid
 
Join OCHCH for the two-day Palmetto GBA Home Health and Hospice Workshops and Spring Financial Conference. Breakout sessions will discuss PDGM, Hospice Billing, and Manage Care Plans.
 
Both days will have the same agenda allowing you to choose which topics you would like to attend with your 1 or 2 day attendance pass. Those who are participating in OCHCH Advocacy Day on April 2nd, will receive a special discount on 1 and 2 day attendance passes for their agency attendees. Signing up for OCHCH Advocacy Day is free of charge and you will receive the additional discount on your conference registration.
 
NOTE* - Those who sign up for advocacy day and do not attend will be charged a $40 fee due to cost associated with the event.
 
Palmetto Home Health Medicare Update: 9:00 am – 12:45pm
Get the tools you and your staff will need to be successful with Medicare billing, coverage and documentation requirements.

The following topics will be covered:

  1. Top Denials
    1. Certification/Plan of Care
    2. Face-to-Face Encounter
    3. Medical Necessity
    4. 56900
  2. Teaching and Training
  3. Screening and Documentation – Cardiovascular Patient
  4. Medication Reconciliation
  5. What You Need to Know for 2019
    1. 2019 Home Health Final Rule
    2. Targeted Probe and Educate (TPE)
  • Responding to a TPE Additional Documentation Request (ADR)
    1. Misuse of Requests for Anticipated Payments (RAPs)
  • eCBR - Home Health RAP Cancellations
    1. Enhancing the Verification Process of Common Working File (CWF) Part A Provider Inquiries
    2. Medicare Beneficiary Identifier (MBI) Updates
  1. Data Driven Topics: Reason Code 37253 – Why Did My Claim Return?
  2. eServices Online Portal
  3. Reminders: CERT Program  and Provider Enrollment Revalidation
  4. Provider Resources/Self Service Tools
 
Palmetto Hospice Medicare Workshop: 1:30pm – 5:00pm
Get the tools you and your staff will need to be successful with Medicare billing, coverage and documentation requirements.

The following topics will be covered: 
Part I:
  1. Utilization: Length of Stay and Medicare Spending
  2. Improper Payments
  3. Continuous Home Care
  4. Effective Documentation of Certification of Terminal Illness
  5. Documentation for the End Stage Renal Patient
Part II:
  1. What You Need to Know for 2019
  1. 2019 Final Rule
  2. Targeted Probe and Educate (TPE)
  3. Medicare Beneficiary Identifier (MBI) Updates
  4. Improvements in Hospice Billing and Claims Processing
  1. Data Driven: Topics: Election Statement Requirements and Hospice Transfers
  2. eServices Online Portal
  3. Reminders: CERT Program and Provider Enrollment Revalidation
  4. Provider Resources/Self  Service Tools
 
Additional Breakout Sessions:

 




Hospice Billing Do’s and Don’ts: Presented by Melinda Gaboury – 9:00am – 10:30am
Manage Care Plans Discussion: Presented by Ohio Association of Health Plans (OAHP) – 10:45am – 12:15pm
PDGM Breakdown: Presented by Dave Macke – 1:45pm – 3:15pm
TBD – 3:30pm – 5:00pm

Registration Fees:
Attending Advocacy Day and Conference: (OCHCH Members Only)
1 – Day Pass - $149
2 – Day Pass - $199

NOTE* - Those who sign up for advocacy day and do not attend will be charged a $40 fee due to cost associated with the event.

Conference Only:
OCHCH Member / Non-Member
1 – Day Pass - $195 (First Member) / 1 – Day Pass - $395 (First Member)
1 – Day Pass - $175 (Each Additional) / 1 – Day Pass - $375 (Each Additional)
2 – Day Pass - $275 (First Member) / 2 – Day Pass - $475 (First Member)
2 – Day Pass - $245 (Each Additional) / 2 – Day Pass - $445 (Each Additional)

Registration Instructions
Use a separate registration form for each attendee registration; photocopies of the original form are acceptable. A registration may not be split between individuals.
Registrations will not be accepted without payment in full. Fees must be paid in full in order to participate.
 
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.
 
The presenters and planners have declared no conflict of interest for this program and will present fairly and without bias. No commercial support has been provided for this program.

Continuing Education: 
The Ohio Council for Home Care & Hospice is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Ohio Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (OBN-001-91) (OH -157, 4/1/2019). This conference offers 6.5 contact hours per day for RNs and LPNs.

Hotel Info:
Crowne Plaza, 6500 Doubletree Ave., Columbus, OH 43229, PH: 614-885-1885
A hotel room rate of $94.00 plus tax is available on a space available basis.  Please phone the hotel & ask for the Home Care & Hospice Rate.

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Sponsorships & Exhibit Space:

Sponsorship and exhibit space is available to our industry sponsors for this event. To learn more, view the conference prospectus or call OCHCH at (614) 885-0434.


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