The 2012 HHA PPS Update: Be Prepared for More Challenges

Event Information
Product Format
Prerecorded Event
Presenter(s)
Conference Date
Thu, Dec 15, 2011
Length
60 Minutes
Product Description

CMS has proposed changes for the Home Health PPS. Have you analyzed the changes?

Home health agencies will face additional cuts to their Medicare payment rates in 2012 as well as changes in the PPS (prospective payment system) case mix model.

Get prepared for these changes now to combat reduced payment rates. Mark Sharp in his 60 minute conference will provide you insights on changes in Home Health PPS for 2012 and present sample of impact assessment of payment changes.

Here is what you will learn:

  • Overview of the base home health PPS rate changes
  • Overview of the changes in the case mix model for home health PPS
  • Potential impacts of the changes on home health agencies
  • Description of 2012 changes unrelated to payment, including face-to-face encounter modifications, therapy corrections and clarification, ICD-10 coding implementation, and clarification of the homebound definition 
  • Strategies to help prepare for the 2012 changes
  • Overview of potential changes beyond 2012 and strategies for long-term success

Ask a question at the Q&A session following the live event and get advice unique to your situation, directly from our expert speaker.

Who should attend? Home health owners, administrators, CEOs, CFOs, financial personnel, reimbursement personnel, accounting personnel

Order Below or Call 866-458-2965 Today

CMS has proposed changes for the Home Health PPS. Have you analyzed the changes?

Home health agencies will face additional cuts to their Medicare payment rates in 2012 as well as changes in the PPS (prospective payment system) case mix model.

Get prepared for these changes now to combat reduced payment rates. Mark Sharp in her 60 minute conference will provide you insights on changes in Home Health PPS for 2012 and present sample of impact assessment of payment changes.

Here is what you will learn:
•    Overview of the base home health PPS rate changes
•    Overview of the changes in the case mix model for home health PPS
•    Potential impacts of the changes on home health agencies
•    Description of 2012 changes unrelated to payment, including face-to-face encounter modifications, therapy corrections and clarification, ICD-10 coding implementation, and clarification of the homebound definition
•    Strategies to help prepare for the 2012 changes
•    Overview of potential changes beyond 2012 and strategies for long-term success
Ask a question at the Q&A session following the live event and get advice unique to your situation, directly from our expert speaker.
Who should attend? Home health owners, administrators, CEOs, CFOs, financial personnel, reimbursement personnel, accounting personnel
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About Our Speaker

Mark Sharp - Home Health and Hospice Coding Expert

Mark is a Partner with BKD, LLP and serves as the firm’s Home Care & Hospice Center of Excellence Coordinator. He has more than 20 years of experience assisting home care and hospice providers with audits, strategic planning, accounting, cost reports, projections, operating budgets, corporate integrity, agency start-up and mergers and acquisitions.

Mark frequently presents workshops on various home care and hospice topics at national, regional...   More Info
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