ExpiredHospice Billing: 3-Part Webinar Series

  • Eligibility Requirements & Notice of Election
    February 16, 2016
    11:00 am - 12:30 pm
  • Details of Medicare Claims Processing
    February 18, 2016
    11:00 am - 12:30 pm
  • Face-to-Face, Hospice CAP & Palliative Care
    February 23, 2016
    11:00 am - 12:30 pm

February 16- February 23



Join Melinda Gaboury for a 3-part webinar series to ensure you are up to date on all of the hospice billing regulations. This series will help you understand the regulations by covering information on Medicare verifications with HIQA screen examples, field by field on Notice of Election and claim forms, and sequential billing requirements. Each session will cover important information that all hospice billers should know. The sessions are as follows:

hospice billing brochure

Session 1: Eligibility Requirements & Notice of Election

Tuesday, February 16th, 2016

  • List the basic eligibility requirements for admitting patient to Hospice under Medicare Benefit
  • Define Benefit Periods and Certification Requirements
  • Detail criteria for billing Hospice Notice of Election, including Late Notice of Election

 Session 2: Details of Medicare Claims Processing

Thursday, February 18th, 2016

  • Recap the distinct levels of care and specifics of billing them.
  • Detail criteria for line item billing Hospice Claims to Medicare including physician billing.
  • Itemize billing changes effective April 2014

Session 3: Face-to-Face, Hospice CAP & Palliative Care

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016

  • Detail Face-to-Face Requirements
  • Calculate Hospice Aggregate CAP Self Reporting
  • List steps for billing palliative care

Faculty: MELINDA GABOURY, COS-C is co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Healthcare Provider Solutions, Inc. (HPS). Melinda Gaboury and Mark Cannon founded the company in April 2001 to provide financial, reimbursement, clinical and cost reporting services to the home care, hospice and rehabilitation therapy industries.

Prior to the inception of Medicare PPS, Gaboury began researching, auditing and review processes with OASIS, ICD-9 Coding and clinical documentation. She has developed and taught clinician and billing Medicare PPS Training Workshops in a variety of venues. Gaboury’s priority remains bridging the gap between clinical and financial issues in home care agencies. The one unique thing that Gaboury brings to the home care field is the development of very effective OASIS and ICD-9 Coding Education while being able to also teach the reimbursement aspect and how they are directly related.


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