EDUCATION - Seminars Coming Fall 2019

Which form do I use? Myths and Facts about HHCCN, ABN and NOMNC
Audience: Class A providers: administrators, DONs, QA coordinators, billers Course Description: This 2- hour coursewill provide education and in-depth review of the CMS requirements for issuance of patients’ written notices (Advance Beneficiary Notice, Home Health Change of Care Notice,and Notice of Medicare Non-coverage) as well asa detailed analysis of the essential components necessary to maintain regulatory compliance for issuing required Medicare notices. In addition, the course will also provide instruction on the proper use of the Advance Beneficiary Notice (ABN) when billing dual eligible patients and managing demand denial cases. The course will also provide step-by-step instructions on how to fill out the CMS mandated forms including case studies, samples, tools and tips to allow providers to successfully maneuver through the labyrinth of forms.
  • Advance Beneficiary Notice (ABN)
  • Home Health Change of Care Notice (HHCCN)
  • Notice of Medicare Non-coverage (NOMNC)
  • Detail Explanation of Non-coverage (DENC)
Colorado Top 10 Deficiencies During a Home Health Survey and How to Prevent Them
Audience: Class A and Class B providers: administrators, DONs, QA coordinators, compliance officers Course Description:This 2- hour course focuses on:
  • Identifying ofthe top ten deficiencies cited for Colorado Home Health (Home Care) providers during surveys.
  • Review of key contributing factors and causes of the deficiencies.
  • Identifying strategies to prevent the most common deficiencies including utilization of CoPs, Interpretive Guidelines, accrediting organization standards, and agency’s QAPI program to manage daily compliance and correct deficiencies.
  • Identifying strategies to maintain your agency in the state of continued survey readiness.
  • Tools and Tips: During the course, you will receive a list of resources, survey readiness checklists, chart audit forms, administrative and field staff survey questionnaires.
Surviving 2020: Are you ready for a change?
Audience: Class A providers: administrators, DONs, QA coordinators, compliance officers Course Description: This 2- hour course focuses on:
  • In-depth analysis of revolutionary changes in home health industry that are scheduled to unveil in 2020
  • Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM) Electronic Visit Verification (EVV)
  • Review of operational and organizational strategies home health agencies need to undertake to successfully prepare for PDGM and EVV transition.
  • Examination of PDGM and EVV impact on home health providers.
  • Survival tools
How to Prevent Unwanted ADRs and Targeted Probe and Educate Denials
Audience: Class A providers: administrators, DONs, QA coordinators, compliance officers, billers. Course Description:This 2- hour course focuses on:
  • Evaluation of top Targeted Probe and Educate denial reasons.
  • Evaluation of top reasons for Additional Development Request (ADR).
  • Analysis of what CMS is looking for? Step-by-step guide for following CMS’ new claims review tool.
  • Face to Face impact on denials and step-by-step review of Face to Face requirements, including case studies.
  • Review of strategies to prevent ADRs, denials and Target Probe and Educate.
  • Review of steps for appealing a denial.
  • Tools and Tips: During the course, you will receive ADR process resources and Medical Review Additional Development Request (MR ADR) Quick Resource Tool, home health documentation checklist tool, home health review tool, Face to Face tools and resources.
    New Opportunities for Home Health and Home Care Providers in 2020
    Audience: Class A and Class B providers: administrators, DONs, marketers Course Description: This 2- hour coursewill provide an in-depth review of new trends and opportunities for home health and home care agencies in 2020. You will learn about non-skilled home care services (personal care, respite care, adult day care, transportation and even meal delivery services) to be covered under the Medicare Advantage Plans. The course will also analyze integration of technology in home health, including Remote Physiologic Monitoring (RPM) and Telehealth. You will be able to learn about eligibility requirements, terms and conditions of participation, contracting requirements, and reimbursement. You will also be able to determine how your agency may fit into the new models and seize new opportunities.