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August 14, 2018
11:30AM-1:00PM

Navigating the New Medicare Hospice Cost Report – The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Webinar Recording Available

Program Summary      

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is now conducting analyses of hospice claims and the hospice cost report. In analysis of hospice cost reports it was identified there is a significant gap between what hospice is paid by CMS and the hospice cost of care per day. In addition, 66% of hospice cost reports failed level 1 edits.  Is your agency completing your cost report correctly? Join us for this timely webinar. 

The webinar will focus on 3 key components of Medicare hospice cost reporting.

  • Explain the importance of the cost report and the changes in cost reporting. Discuss 2018 MedPAC Report.
  • Discuss the new cost report form with a focus on data requirements while identifying problem areas and changes need for the future. Also outline steps to be taken to change recordkeeping.
  • Review lessons learned from Years 1 and 2 of the new cost report. Also present recent CMS guidance and future changes.

 

Presenter: 

Macke PictureDavid C. Macke, MBA, CHFP, FHFMA joined VonLehman and Company in 1991. He is responsible for the firm’s practice in preparing and/or reviewing Medicare and Medicaid Cost Reports for hospitals, home health agencies, hospices, home offices, federally qualified health clinics, rural health clinics, skilled nursing facilities and other providers. He is annually involved with over 80 cost reports and is responsible for reimbursement consulting services to various healthcare clients relating to Medicare and Medicaid cost reporting and strategic planning. Dave is also responsible for reviewing proposed settlements by Medicare and Medicaid Intermediaries for accuracy and compliance with applicable regulations and rules.

 

Registration FeeOCHCH member rate is $110 – Non-members $199. Indicate if you will be calling into the live webinar or purchasing the audio recording (fee is the same). The live webinar includes the opportunity to ask questions of the presenter. If you desire to purchase both the live webinar and the audio recording, pay the registration fee and an additional $30. 

Continuing Education: The presenters and program planners have no conflict of interest in regard to this webinar. RNs and LPNs must participate in the entire presentation in order for contact hours to be awarded. To apply for nursing contact hours, please mail or fax an evaluation form and a $10 processing fee for each individual requesting hours. Additionally, send in a completed sign-in sheet, listing the individuals at your facility that participated and noting those requesting contact hours. Individuals requesting contact hours will receive a certificate of contact hours earned. 

Ohio Council for Home Care and Hospice is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Ohio Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.  (OBN-001-91) (OH -157, 4/1/2019).

To Register:

Online:       Click Here

Print:         Registration Form

Fax:           (614) 899-0192

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Send your completed registration form with payment to:

                   OCHCH
                   1105 Schrock Road, Suite 120
                   Columbus, OH 43229

Questions

If you have questions please contact OCHCH at (614) 885-0434 or jim@ochch.org.

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2018-08-14 11:30:00 2018-08-14 13:00:00 America/Detroit Navigating the New Medicare Hospice Cost Report – The Good, the Bad and the Ugly Program Summary       Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is now conducting analyses of hospice claims and the hospice cost report. In analysis of hospice cost reports it was identified there is a significant gap between what hospice is paid by CMS and the hospice cost of care per day. In addition, 66% of hospice cost reports failed level 1 edits.  Is your agency completing your cost report correctly? Join us for this timely webinar.  The webinar will focus on 3 key components of Medicare hospice cost reporting. Explain the importance of the cost report and the changes in cost reporting. Discuss 2018 MedPAC Report. Discuss the new cost report form with a focus on data requirements while identifying problem areas and changes need for the future. Also outline steps to be taken to change recordkeeping. Review lessons learned from Years 1 and 2 of the new cost report. Also present recent CMS guidance and future changes.   Presenter:  David C. Macke, MBA, CHFP, FHFMA joined VonLehman and Company in 1991. He is responsible for the firm’s practice in preparing and/or reviewing Medicare and Medicaid Cost Reports for hospitals, home health agencies, hospices, home offices, federally qualified health clinics, rural health clinics, skilled nursing facilities and other providers. He is annually involved with over 80 cost reports and is responsible for reimbursement consulting services to various healthcare clients relating to Medicare and Medicaid cost reporting and strategic planning. Dave is also responsible for reviewing proposed settlements by Medicare and Medicaid Intermediaries for accuracy and compliance with applicable regulations and rules.   Registration Fee:  OCHCH member rate is $110 – Non-members $199. Indicate if you will be calling into the live webinar or purchasing the audio recording (fee is the same). The live webinar includes the opportunity to ask questions of the presenter. If you desire to purchase both the live webinar and the audio recording, pay the registration fee and an additional $30.  Continuing Education: The presenters and program planners have no conflict of interest in regard to this webinar. RNs and LPNs must participate in the entire presentation in order for contact hours to be awarded. To apply for nursing contact hours, please mail or fax an evaluation form and a $10 processing fee for each individual requesting hours. Additionally, send in a completed sign-in sheet, listing the individuals at your facility that participated and noting those requesting contact hours. Individuals requesting contact hours will receive a certificate of contact hours earned.  Ohio Council for Home Care and Hospice is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Ohio Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.  (OBN-001-91) (OH -157, 4/1/2019). To Register: Online:       Click HerePrint:         Registration Form Fax:           (614) 899-0192Mail:           Send your completed registration form with payment to:                    OCHCH                   1105 Schrock Road, Suite 120                   Columbus, OH 43229 Questions If you have questions please contact OCHCH at (614) 885-0434 or jim@ochch.org. Webinar Recording Available