Home Health PPS Updates for 2012

Event Information
Product Format
Prerecorded Event
Tricia A. Twombly, BSN, RN, HCS-D, HCS-O, COS-C, CHCE
Conference Date
Wed, Dec 14, 2011
60 Minutes
Product Description

With the market already in financial turmoil, prepare today to save unnecessary loss.


The Medicare home health prospective payment system will be undergoing revisions effective January 1, 2012. It's never too soon to get up to speed on these changes so you can strategize your training before the new measures take place.

Join expert Trish Twombly for this 1-hour audio session when she will discuss the final coding specific changes to the payment system that home health providers will need to master

Here's a look at what Trish will cover:

  • Health care reform and its impact on PPS 
  • Nominal vs. real case mix change 
  • Impact of removing hypertension from the case mix scores table 
  • Therapy changes and impact on coding
  • Revision in ‘case mix adjustment variables and scores table’ 
  • PLUS: The status of planned future PPS changes, including implementation of value-based purchasing and proposed HHRG ICD-10-CM codes 

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? Owners, Administrators, Coding Professionals


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About Our Speaker

Tricia A. Twombly - Home Health Coding Expert

Tricia A. Twombly, BSN, RN, HCS-D, HCS-O, COS-C, CHCE, AHIMA Approved ICD-10 CM Trainer,brings over 23 years of home care experience to her role as senior education consultant and coding specialist for Foundation Management Services. She serves as Advising Editor for the 2011 Home Health ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Coding Manual and is a technical reviewer for both the Diagnosis Coding Pro journal and the on-line education courses for the Board of...   More Info
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