The year 2020 will present many changes and challenges. Stay up to date and attend our presentation. To make sure you understand the imminent payment changes and implement operational strategies. Is your agency prepared to deal with the biggest change to home health in decades? The Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM) will revolutionize payment methodology for all Medicare home health agencies in the United States. Created by CMS, the PDGM will debut on January 1, 2020. It’s essential your agency makes significant operational and organizational reforms in early 2019 for a successful transition.This workshop will cover the many facets of managing these important regulatory changes—operations,clinical, financial, data analytics and technology. Join us to help prepare your Medicare home health agency for the PDGM revolution.
We will discuss the OIG Report,subsequent legislation proposed, the HQRP/HOPE Update, a summary of the hospice final rule for 2020 with the election statement revisions and election statement addendum.
$125 OAHC Members _______
$75 MNTC Student: ________
Registration deadline is February 24, 2020
No refund after February 20, 2020
NO CREDITS are granted for unattended workshops
Workshop: 9:00 AM—3:00 PM
Approved for 5.00 hours Home Health and Hospice Administrator Hours
Approved for 5.00 Social Worker Hours
Aaron Little, CPA,
Managing Director, BKD
Aaron has more than 15 years of experience with BKD and oversees health care billing services, a special team that manages more than $60 million in client revenues through billing outsourcing and recovery services for home care, hospice and senior living organizations. A CPA and leading national home care and hospice consultant, he routinely performs revenue and accounts receivable recovery services, billing operations efficiency and compliance assessments, client training and other billing services.
Katie Wehri, CHC,CHCP
Director of Home Care & Hospice Regulatory Affairs, NAHC
Katie has been working in the hospice, home health, private duty, and palliative care industries for over 25 years and has held executive-level positions. She is the Director of Operations Consulting for Healthcare Provider Solutions in Nashville and provides education, conducts operational reviews, and works with the HPS clinical team on mock surveys and chart reviews. She is also certified by the Health Care Compliance Association in health care privacy compliance. .
Katie has worked for organizations in a variety of settings, including multiple locations in multiple states, a hospice inpatient unit, pediatric hospice, and adult and pediatric palliative care. In addition, Katie has an extensive background in health care regulation and accreditation standards interpretation; compliance and quality assessment; performance improvement; and opening and expanding sites for home health, hospice, and palliative care services. Katie has been consulting, presenting, and educating in these areas since 2009.