Understanding The Jimmo Settlement

Event Information
Product Format
Prerecorded Event
60 Minutes
Product Description

You should be applying this criteria related to the Medicare Improvement Standard right now.

Although the government insists that it is only clarifying what has always been the Medicare coverage standard and that the Settlement does not change Medicare laws or regulations, the Jimmo v. Sebelius Settlement Agreement standards for Medicare coverage of skilled maintenance services apply right now. You need to know what this means for you.

Bottom line: You should implement the maintenance standard now. Patients should discuss the Medicare maintenance standard with their providers to determine if it is applicable to them.

In this vital session, you’ll get an overview of Medicare entitlement, eligibility, and coverage criteria supporting the Jimmo v. Sebelius Settlement Agreement. You’ll also receive tips for the practical application of Medicare Coverage Criteria for Medicare Part A and B as well as discuss key documentation points for nursing and rehabilitation services.

Register for the session today and get insights to discuss key points of the Jimmo v. Sebelius Settlement. You will also have an understanding of CMS’s Response to the Jimmo v. Sebelius Settlement. Finally, you will be able to identify strategies for practical application of Skilled Coverage for Medicare Part A and B while scripting supportive Nursing and Rehabilitation Documentation.

This session will help you:

  • Get the historic overview of Jimmo v. Sebelius.
  • Define “Improvement Standard” and what it means to you.
  • Go in-depth with the skills of a Licensed Professional, Therapist, or Nurse
  • Check out the CMS Response with the Jimmo Fact Sheet.
  • Review the current Medicare Policy
  • Apply the principles for determining skilled services.
  • Follow these tips for the practical application to Medicare Part A.
  • Highlight these steps for the practical application of Medicare Part B.
  • Solidify what you already know about supportive therapy documentation.
  • Bolster your supportive nursing documentation knowledge.

Who should attend? Administrators, Nursing Management, MDS Coordinators, Nursing Staff, Therapy Management, Occupational Therapists, Physical Therapists, Speech Pathologists and Social Workers.

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Keri Hart, MS, CCC-SLP, CHHRP-QT, RAC-CT,  of Clinical Operations/Education & Training and a Consultant for Harmony Healthcare International (HHI), an industry leader in Long-Term Care consulting. HHI is a premier Healthcare Consulting firm specializing in Compliance and Reimbursement.  Keri is a CHHRP (Certified Harmony Healthcare Rehab Professional) Qualified Trainer providing certification training for Rehabilitation and Nursing professionals as well as on-site auditing of medical records. This process directly enhances the...   More Info
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