Free Home Health & Hospice Regulatory Webinars Announced

HEALTHCAREfirst is offering complimentary webinars in August to provide you with information and guidance regarding home health and hospice regulatory matters. Register today!

HOME HEALTH Regulatory Update: CY2017 Proposed Rule
August 11, 2016
2:00 – 3:00 pm ET

What might be on the regulatory horizon for home health? CMS recently released the proposed rule for the Home Health Prospective Payment System (HH PPS) for CY2017. Please join HEALTHCAREfirst for a discussion of the proposed regulatory changes for 2017 and how they may impact you.

Topics include:

  • Recalibration of case mix weights
  • Outlier payment changes
  • Value-Based Purchasing updates
  • Technical clarifications
  • Pre-Claim Review model updates
  • Upcoming changes, updates, reminders, and mandates

Click here to register for the webinar


HOSPICE Regulatory Update: FY2017 Final Rule
August 30, 2016
2:00 – 3:00 pm ET

Last week, CMS issued a final rule outlining the FY2017 Medicare payment rates and wage index along with the Hospice Quality Reporting Program (HQRP) for hospice. Please join HEALTHCAREfirst for a discussion of the final rule and what it means for hospices.

Topics include:

  • Hospice cap transition
  • New quality reporting measures
  • CAHPS oversight activities
  • Quality reporting thresholds and timeline
  • Hospice Compare
  • Possible comprehensive patient assessment instrument
  • Upcoming changes, updates, reminders, and mandates

Click here to register for the webinar

August 8, 2016

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