Monitor Mondays

Home Health and Hospice: State of the Union

December 09, 2019
Monitor Mondays
Home Health and Hospice: State of the Union
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Monitor Mondays
Home Health and Hospice: State of the Union
Dec 09, 2019
Chuck Buck | Ronald Hirsch, MD | Knicole Emanuel, Esq. | David Glaser, Esq. | Ellen Fink-Samnick | Sean M. Weiss | William A. Dombi, Esq.

It’s been a rough year for home health and hospice providers, especially in light of the fact that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) included a reduction in the base payment rate of 8.01 percent in the Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM) of the 2020 Home Health Prospective Payment System Rate Update.

Returning to Monitor Mondays is William Dombi, president of the National Association for Home Care and Hospice, who will provide a regulatory update for his association as its members prepare for another year of audits.

Other segments to be featured on the broadcast include the following:

  • Monday Focus: What are likely to be three major audit issues in 2020? Sean M. Weiss, partner and chief compliance officer for DoctorsManagement, reveals his pick of the top challenges you and your team will face in 2020.

  • RAC Report: Healthcare attorney Knicole Emanuel reports on the latest activities by the Recovery Audit Contractors (RACs) and other third-party Medicare claims auditors. Emanuel, a member of the RACmonitor editorial board, is a partner in the Potomac Law Group.

  • SDoH Report: Ellen Fink-Samnick, a nationally recognized expert on the social determinants of health (SDoH), has the latest news on this trending topic that is attracting significant media attention. Ellen also conducts the Monitor Mondays Listener Survey.

  • Risky Business: Healthcare attorney David Glaser, shareholder in the law offices of Fredrikson & Bryon, joins the broadcast with his trademark segment, in which he reports on problematic issues facing providers. 

  • Monday Rounds: Ronald Hirsch, MD, vice president of R1 RCM, unveils his 2019 Hirsch’s Heroes: individuals who, in his judgment, made outstanding contributions in the world of healthcare over the last year.
Show Notes

It’s been a rough year for home health and hospice providers, especially in light of the fact that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) included a reduction in the base payment rate of 8.01 percent in the Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM) of the 2020 Home Health Prospective Payment System Rate Update.

Returning to Monitor Mondays is William Dombi, president of the National Association for Home Care and Hospice, who will provide a regulatory update for his association as its members prepare for another year of audits.

Other segments to be featured on the broadcast include the following:

  • Monday Focus: What are likely to be three major audit issues in 2020? Sean M. Weiss, partner and chief compliance officer for DoctorsManagement, reveals his pick of the top challenges you and your team will face in 2020.

  • RAC Report: Healthcare attorney Knicole Emanuel reports on the latest activities by the Recovery Audit Contractors (RACs) and other third-party Medicare claims auditors. Emanuel, a member of the RACmonitor editorial board, is a partner in the Potomac Law Group.

  • SDoH Report: Ellen Fink-Samnick, a nationally recognized expert on the social determinants of health (SDoH), has the latest news on this trending topic that is attracting significant media attention. Ellen also conducts the Monitor Mondays Listener Survey.

  • Risky Business: Healthcare attorney David Glaser, shareholder in the law offices of Fredrikson & Bryon, joins the broadcast with his trademark segment, in which he reports on problematic issues facing providers. 

  • Monday Rounds: Ronald Hirsch, MD, vice president of R1 RCM, unveils his 2019 Hirsch’s Heroes: individuals who, in his judgment, made outstanding contributions in the world of healthcare over the last year.
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