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Palmetto GBA

When: Thursday, April 25, 2019
8:00 AM until 3:30 PM
Where: 13301 S. Pennsylvania Ave
Oklahoma City 73170
United States
Contact: Veronica Del Moral

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2019 Medicare Home Health and Hospice Workshop 

COST: $100 OAHC Members / $175 Non-Members (per person) 
If you register 3 or more you will receive the following discount:
$75 OAHC Members / $100 Non- Members

Workshop Home Health Portion:  8:00 am  - 12:00 pm
Workshop Hospice Portion: 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm


During this workshop series, Palmetto GBA will provide information related to the most common errors identified through a variety of  data analysis and some hints and tips on the reasons why these errors occur. Palmetto GBA’s ultimate goal is to have educated and astute providers who know how to accurately and skillfully apply the information they learn to their documentation and billing practices!



I. Discuss national and Palmetto GBA home health hospice data and its significance

II. Identify the top denials under the medical review program                       

III. Discuss the re-certification and documentation requirements

IV. Explain the components of effective documentation for nursing services

V. Review Home Health case scenarios related to medical necessity documentation

VI. Discuss documentation of patients with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)

VII. Identify and discuss Medicare Program Changes

VIII. Identify and discuss data driven topics related to provider billing requirements

IX. Identify and explain the advantages of the e-Services Online Provider Portal

X. Explain and discuss the Comprehensive Error Rate Testing (CERT) Program

XI. Explain the Provider Enrollment Re-validation process

XII. Identify and review provider resources on Palmetto GBA’s website

Approved for 4.0 hours Home Health Administrator Hours
Approved for 2.5 hours Hospice Administrator Hours
Approved for 6.5 hours Social Worker CEUs             
Pending  for 6.5 hours Occupational Therapy
Pending  for 6.5 hours Physical Therapy

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VIEW THE DAY OUTLINES : Home Health or Hospice Portion



Note: CMS requires that Medicare Contractors track all educational activities, which consists of capturing the provider’s six– digit Provider Transaction Access Number (PTAN) and National Provider Identifier (NPI). Attendees are asked to be prepared to provide this information when they attend the workshop .