2-Part Medicare Home Health Billing Series 2020
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2/13/2020 to 2/20/2020
When: Thursdays, February 13th & 20th
11:30am- 1:00pm
Where: United States
Contact: Doreen Napoli

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Medicare Home Health Billing Series, Part 1 – Intake, Orders, Prebill Audits (2/13/20)

The Patient Driven Groupings Model (PDGM) is effective January 1, 2020. This is the most massive change to the home care industry reimbursement structure since the introduction of the current

Prospective Payment System (PPS) in October 2000. The new payment model dramatically impacts agency operations, processes and performance. Agencies must develop and implement plans to successfully transition to PDGM. This workshop will discuss key areas, strategies and processes in preparing an agency for PDGM. This workshop will have a focus on changes to the 30-day payment model which will bring significant back office changes, specific to the claims processing and collections.

Summarize key areas of agency operations impacting Revenue Cycle under PDGM.

Discuss necessary modifications to the intake and referral process under PDGM, including Face to Face Requirements

Review Order Management

Review significant pieces of the PreBill Audit Process


Medicare Home Health Billing Series, Part 2 – Billing & Collecting RAPs & Final Claims (2/20/20)

PDGM brings many changes to the Billing process, including almost doubling the volume of claims as compared to 2019 that will be sent and multiple changes to the data on the claims. The billing volume for 75% of the current Medicare episodes is likely going to DOUBLE under PDGM. With RAPs and Finals being required every 30 days instead of 60, agencies may need to expand their Revenue Cycle teams.

This webinar will cover details regarding the actual billing changes that will need to occur under PDGM. This webinar will take you through details of billing under PDGM and will review the process that the Medicare MAC will go through to calculate the HIPPS code and pay the claims. Lastly, this webinar will cover the proposed changes from a RAP to NOA for 2021. There will also be a discussion of the overall impact on the revenue cycle under PDGM.

PDGM Billing Changes

• Detail the changes to the billing process under PDGM

• Detail the specific changes to RAPs and Final Claims that is currently available.

• Review the specific impact on billing under PDGM if agency is under RCD

• Review the Revenue Cycle structure and the key points at which tweaks will need to be made under PDGM.