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Home Care & Hospice Financial Managers Association “Update with the Experts” Monthly Call  Summary

Posted on Friday, June 29, 2018 7:10 PM

During the Home Care & Hospice Financial Managers Association “Update with the Experts” Monthly call many pertinent home health and hospice topics were discussed.

Here is an outline of topics covered:

  • Reemergence of the Pre-claim Review - This could take affect as early as October 1, 2018 in Illinois, followed by North Carolina, Ohio, Florida and Texas. The new version gives providers pre-claim review or post-claim review option or an overall reduction of payment rates.
  • Medicaid Electronic Visit Verification – Requirements take effect in 2019 but legislation has been introduced to delay. A decision is anticipated soon.
  • Medicare Hospice: Proposed rate rule; cost reporting edits
  • Medicare home health payment reform/proposed 2019 rates update – We are in watch and see mode for this update. It is usually released the third week of July. This update could contain HHGM direction.
  • Medicare Home Health CoPs

Panel of NAHC Experts:

  • William A. Dombi, Esq., President, NAHC
  • Theresa M. Forster, Vice President for Hospice Policy, NAHC
  • Mary K. Carr, Vice President for Regulatory Affairs, NAHC

Click here for the full recording.

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