Hospice Regulatory & Compliance Update
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When: Tuesday, November 19, 2019
9:00 am- 3:45 pm
Where: Connecticut Hospital Associaiton
110 Barnes Road
Wallingford, Connecticut  06492
United States
Contact: Doreen Napoli

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Hospice Regulatory and HQRP Update- Jennifer Kennedy (NHPCO)

There are new regulatory updates related to hospice compliance and HQRP as a result of the FY 2020 Hospice Wage Index final rule.  This session will review the latest compliance and quality reporting information and what’s in the regulatory pipeline.

  • Identify the “hot” hospice regulatory issues and impact on the hospice industry and its providers.
  • Describe the climate within CMS and the federal government about hospice care.
  • Identify/ locate resources available and receive answers to outstanding questions.


Medicare Documentation and Billing Pitfalls - Corrinne Ball (NGS)

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Medicare Administrative Contractors are tasked with performing medical review audits to validate provider documentation supports Medicare coverage requirements and the services billed to the Medicare program. During this session we will review the Medicare targeted probe and educate (TPE) process, edits currently being looked at and the top denials found during these reviews. We will also discuss common billing errors, such as hospice transfers and hospice overlaps. Most importantly Corrinne will provide valuable resources and tools to help you stay abreast of the changes in Medicare.

•             Obtain knowledge targeted probe and educate (TPE) process

•             Have an understanding of submitting documentation in response to an ADR request

•             Gain knowledge and understanding of resources available on the NGS website and NGSConnex


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