Webinar

Navigating Alternate Payment Models

3/28/2017 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM Eastern Standard Time

Presenter: Diane Link, RN, MHA Senior Clinical Consultant, BlackTree Healthcare Consulting

CMS has made it clear that the current reimbursement models for healthcare delivery is not sustainable and is going to change.  What this means for the Post Acute Care industry is still somewhat murky, but make no mistake - new Alternate Payment Models are coming and will impact your organization.  Homecare providers will 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 Alternate Payment Model (APM) is and the risks associated with implementing these models.

Do not wonder if your business can handle these new paradigms - KNOW that you can.  Let Mark Sharp and Raymond Belles of BKD help you secure that certainty.

 

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When: 3/28/2017

Time: 2:00 PM EST

Duration: 01:15:00 minutes

Cost: $79.00 per person

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Description

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. Post-acute care providers have the opportunity to position themselves as key collaborators within the payment reform landscape if they can show their value in maintaining high-quality care while reducing Medicare spending. 

Home Care providers will 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 will conduct 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

Do not wonder if your business can handle these new paradigms - KNOW that you can.  Let Mark Sharp and Raymond Belles of BKD help you secure that certainty. 

 

About the Speakers:

Mark Sharp, CPA - BKD’s Home Care & Hospice Center of Excellence coordinator, has more than 20 years of experience assisting home care and hospice providers with audits, strategic planning, accounting, cost reports, projections, operating budgets, corporate integrity, agency start-up and mergers and acquisitions. His services include Medicare and Medicaid consulting, development of budgeting systems and performing benchmarking and productivity studies. He also provides management oversight for BKD’s home care clinical consulting and billing services team.

Raymond Belles - Raymond is a member of BKD National Health Care Group specializing in home care and hospice financial and operational consulting services. He assists home care and hospice providers with operational strategies related to advanced payment models, defining and implementing successful operational processes and utilizing electronic medical record systems while focusing on operational process improvement.  Raymond’s 20 years of home care and hospice experience includes serving as director of operations for a multistate home care, hospice and private duty organization. 

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