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Hospice Webinar Additional Data Reporting on Claims

Posted by Crystal Parks on Nov 14, 2013 11:01:36 AM


Since release of Change Request (CR) 8358 (Additional Data Reporting Requirements for Hospice Claims) in July 2013, hospices and hospice industry stakeholders have been wrestling with how to capture the newly required data on the claim.  Given the amount and type of data that must be reported beginning April 1, 2014, it’s not too early for hospice programs to begin tackling the significant challenges associated with CR 8358 compliance. 

The National Association for Home Care & Hospice’s Hospice Association of America is hosting a webinar on Wednesday, Dec. 4 at 1 p.m. EASTERN on this important topic. The registration fee per site is $125; a recorded version of the webinar will also be available for purchase. CEs will be provided.

12/4/13 Online registration form:  http://online.krm.com/iebms/reg/reg_p1_form.aspx?oc=10&ct=0018682&eventid=20996

12/4/13 Product registration form http://online.krm.com/iebms/reg/reg_p1_form.aspx?oc=10&ct=0018682P&eventid=20996

This webinar will provide the following to participants:

  • Review the four categories of additional data
  • Review the six data elements required
  • Discuss the many outstanding questions
  • Provide practical tips to be used in meeting the new requirements 

Faculty will focus on the data elements that are required in order to have a 5010 compliant claim but that are not necessarily evident in the CR, with special emphasis on the drug reporting requirements.  A review of questions submitted to CMS and their answers, as we have them at the time of the webinar, will be provided. 

Webinar Faculty:  M. Aaron Little, CPA, Managing Director, BKD, LLP A CPA and leading national home care and hospice consultant, Aaron has over 15 years of experience with BKD, LLP and specializes in revenue cycle outsourcing and consulting services, as well as compliance and routinely consults with providers and legal counsel on home care and hospice billing compliance matters. Nationally recognized for his home care and hospice expertise, Aaron serves on the Home Care & Hospice Financial Managers Association (HHFMA) Workgroup.  He chairs HHFMA's Young Financial Professionals Committee and is an active member of its subcommittee on revenue cycle matters.  He routinely presents for the National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC), HHFMA, Visiting Nurse Associations of America and numerous other regional and state industry organizations and is frequently quoted in industry periodicals. Aaron's professional affiliations include the HHFMA, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Missouri Society of Certified Public Accountants.



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