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Creating Value in Bundled Payments

  •   Article
  •   5/4/2018
  •   John Banks Powell, CipherHealth

A debate has been brewing over the past few years surrounding the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) mandatory and voluntary bundled payment programs. The eventual goal is to shift healthcare providers from fee-for-service payment models to those that are value-based, the most popular being mandatory and voluntary bundled payments.  Click to read it all!

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Defending Hospice Claims

  •   Webinar
  •   3/6/2018
  •   Heather Calhoun, RN, BSN, HCS-D, COS-C, HCS-H

*This education session is approved for one (1) contact hour of Continuing Education for Nursing

When Hospice Claims are denied, there is usually panic in that agency.  While having claims denied is certainly not optimal, it is an opportunity to make sure that your clinical & documentation processes up front are sound and being followed.  This webinar will educate your Hospice agency on how to best prevent, prepare for, and handle any denials that will come your way. 

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Hospice: The Future Unfolding

  •   Webinar
  •   7/12/2017
  •   Melinda Gaboury, COS-C

This excellent session from Melinda Gaboury of Healthcare Provider Solutions will allow Hospice staff members to get a look at adjustments that are currently being rolled out in hospice that effect how the hospice gets paid and are linked to clinical decisions. This session will also assist in evaluating the documentation required for hospice charts to pass medical review by third party reviewers. This is a must hear session, especially for clinical staff looking for more financial understanding. 

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Episode 26: Tracey Moorhead of Elevating Home

  •   Podcast
  •   5/16/2017
  •   Tripp Matthews, Tracey Moorhead

 

Tracey Moorhead, President & CEO of Elevating Home, joined me for a conversation about Elevating Home, the new national advocacy organization for Home & Community Based Services.  This is a very informative discussion about how Elevating Home was formed, WHY it was formed, and what they are going to do in order achieve their mission of making Patient-Centered Care in the Home a fundamental pillar of our national healthcare structure. 

 

We do learn more about Tracey, and how she got to where she is today, and what the plans are for this group now and in the future. 

 

It is an ambitious and great thing Tracey and her group aim to do. 

 

Links:

 

Elevating Home - http://www.elevatinghome.org

 

Curaport – http://www.curaport.com

 

VNAA – www.vnaa.org

 

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Navigating Alternative Payment Models

  •   Webinar
  •   3/29/2017
  •   Mark Sharp, CPA

CMS has made it clear that the current reimbursement models for healthcare delivery is not sustainable and is in the midst of significant change.  What this means for the Post-Acute Care industry is still somewhat murky, but make no mistake – new Alternative Payment Models are coming and will impact your organization.  Home Care providers can play an increasingly pivotal role in post-acute care delivery, however the key to playing this pivotal role is ensuring the entire organization has a clear understanding of what an Alternative Payment Model (APM) is and the risks associated with implementing these models. 

 

Mark Sharp and Raymond Belles of BKD conducted this educational presentation that will enhance your organization's ability to take a proactive approach to the inevitable reality of new reimbursement models.  Highlights of this session:

 

  • Understanding the Current Payment Reform Landscape
  • Outline an Alternative Payment Model
  • Identifying the Risk to Post Acute Organizations

 

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Optimal Revenue Cycle Management Redesign

  •   Webinar
  •   10/5/2016
  •   Nick Seabrook

Case Studies in Optimal Revenue Management Cycle Redesign is an empirical look at the results of redesigning your revenue cycle processes.  In today's volatile market, making sure you are manging your internal processes with proficiency will increase your profits and peace of mind.  Elements that will be covered in depth in this session:

  • Revenue Cycle Overview
  • Revenue Cycle Obstacles
  • Revenue Cycle Improvement
  • Case Studies of Success

Nick Seabrook and Craig Mandeville are bright and credible minds in the financial space of Healthcare.  This is a great opportunity to learn from the best!

 

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