ExpiredRAP Changes – Are you surviving?

  • January 25, 2021
    11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Program provided through Ohio Council for Home Care & Hospice Webinar Partnership

Registration is PER ATTENDEE. Recording is provided.

RAP changes – Are you surviving?

The most significant change agencies will experience in beginning the new year is the new timely submission requirements for the Requests for Anticipated Payment (RAPs) and the eventual introduction of the Notice of Admission (NOA). RAPs will have no associated reimbursement in 2021, but will carry a monetary penalty if not filed timely. Are agencies truly prepared? Can you billers key in DDE to avoid penalties? HPS is here to help!


  1. Outline full RAP requirements for 2021
  2. Detail Operation Processes for being effective with RAP submissions
  3. Define Notice of Admission (NOA)

Content Outline:

  1. Detail order and visit requirements for filing RAP
  2. Analyze the penalty calculation for untimely RAPs
  3. Review success of agencies in the initial weeks of RAP penalty
  4. Review updates and frequently asked questions from Medicare MACs
  5. Outline requirements for filing a NOA
  6. Detail the timing parameters



Melinda Gaboury, is co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Healthcare Provider Solutions, Inc., an organization out of Nashville, TN that provides financial, reimbursement, clinical and operation services to the home health and hospice industries.  With more than 27 years of experience in Medicare Home Health, she is a presenter at both the state and national levels, and is interviewed frequently for national home health publications.  Ms. Gaboury is also the author of “Home Health Guide to OASIS D: A Reference for Field Staff.”  Ms. Gaboury has no conflict of interest in regard to this program.


You will be sent the recording link following the presentation and it will be available for 2 weeks following the webinar. The webinar format allows a concise and low-cost format plus the additional bonus of having access to the materials for 2 weeks and provides additional flexibility to ensure you have an opportunity to access the information.


Ohio Council for Home Care & Hospice is approved as a provider of Continuing Education Credits by the Ohio State Board of Nursing. This course offering is approved for 1.5 contact hour. It is the responsibility of the participant to assure that this program meets the licensing and continuing education requirements of their state board and to retain the required documents in his/her personal file. Attendees must participate in the entire presentation in order for contact hours to be awarded – partial credit will not be available.  To apply for nursing contact hours, within one week following webinar participation, a completed sign-in sheet and evaluations from each individual must be returned to Ohio Council for Home Care & Hospice .  Certificates will then be issued by e-mail.

NOTE – Only attendees that have registered and paid in full will receive CEU’s for this event.

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