- March 25, 2015
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Medicare Hospice Billing and Compliance Update
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 * 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. EST Webinar
Overview: Hospice regulatory requirements have become increasingly complex in recent years and 2014 was no exception, with substantial changes occurring in Medicare billing requirements in April and October. As these requirements are expected to continue to change in the coming years, the Medicare hospice benefit continues to receive heightened scrutiny from CMS and program integrity contractors. It is critical that hospice providers take time now to assess compliance with the latest requirements, evaluate potential threats to cash flow, and to improve positioning for expected future regulatory changes. This webinar will focus on reviewing recent regulatory requirements, examining and applying industry revenue cycle performance benchmarks, and analyzing and managing typical revenue cycle compliance risks. Objectives: After attending this webinar, the participant will be able to:
Apply understanding of October 1, 2014, Medicare hospice billing requirements to hospice revenue cycle.
Identify typical compliance risks that surface in the hospice revenue cycle.
Apply hospice revenue cycle performance benchmarks.
Apply strategies for effective ongoing oversight and management of the hospice revenue cycle.
Target Audience: Hospice directors, financial managers, business office personnel, and compliance personnel