A Closer Look at Supply Management in the 2008 Home Health PPS Era

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Product Format
Prerecorded Event
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Conference Date
Tue, Mar 11, 2008
Length
60 Minutes
Product Description

Master new reporting requirements for optimum supply reimbursement -- e.g. see how the highest NRS category could land you $551 per episode!

Your home health agency is probably still adjusting to the drastically new 2008 PPS system. Among the many changes came the un-bundling of non-routine medical supplies (NRS) -- a big deal to the home care industry, which has traditionally not paid enough attention to the procurement, utilization and billing of supplies since CMS initiated PPS. But that’s mainly because the original PPS model bundled supplies into the patient HHRG.
 
Now, PPS 2008 directly links clinical assessment to supply payment. And learning how to provide quality documentation oversight will be critical to ensure that you receive appropriate additional HHRG dollars AND NRS add-on dollars to cover the cost of supplies used for patient care. You can do just that in 1 hour with home health billing expert Lynda Laff, RN, BSN. She’ll show you the ropes of the new billing system as it pertains to supplies, as well as identify key processes home care administrators will need to implement to manage supply cost and revenue.

Who should attend: Administrators, financial managers, clinical directors and clinical managers in home health agencies.

Join us for this jam-packed session where you’ll learn:

  • Key differences between the old PPS and the new, when it comes to supplies.
  • Non-routine supply "triggers" within the clinical assessment -- and what to do with them.
  • Which OASIS items determine NRS payment and the importance of OASIS accuracy.
  • 6 Best practices for NRS that can greatly improve your revenue.
  • What you must report on your claims when NRS edits start April 7.
  • Tips to bump up your clinical assessment accuracy and disease management processes.
  • How to best manage your supply contracting and reporting.
  • Need help with clinical education? Try Lynda’s advice.
  • Important steps for quality review of documentation.
  • Still have questions? Ask Lynda directly during an interactive Q&A!

Your registration includes:

  • Risk-free enrollment! Scheduling conflict? No problem! This session is also available on CD!
  • Expert answers to your tough questions during the interactive Q&A period.
  • Complimentary attendee package, including the speaker's complete presentation handouts. Keep this quick reference tool close by for future use!
  • One low price for all the staff you can stuff into a conference room!

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