PDGM Updates: Understand the Proposed 2020 Payment Rule and What You Need to Know to Win Under the New Payment Model

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PDGM Updates: Understand the Proposed 2020 Payment Rule and What You Need to Know to Win Under the New Payment Model

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Presented on: Wednesday, September 4, 2019 | 1:00–2:30 p.m. EST

Presented by: Robert Markette, attorney with Indianapolis-based Hall, Render, Killian, Heath & Lyman

The 2020 payment rule will provide significant updates on the Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM)—the new payment system launching for the home health industry beginning on or after January 1, 2020. Expert speaker Robert Markette will explain how the changes CMS is making to PDGM will affect your agency and detail the steps you’ll need to take to adapt.

The rule also will include several other major items that will affect agencies’ payments in the coming years. This includes proposed changes to the Home Health Quality Reporting Program and to value-based purchasing. Markette will walk participants through these upcoming items and end the webinar with a live question and answer session.

At the conclusion of this program, participants will be able to:

  • Describe how PDGM will affect the home health industry beginning in 2020
  • Detail changes to PDGM outlined within the new payment rule
  • Explain how the changes to the Home Health Quality Reporting Program and value-based purchasing will impact their agency

Agenda

  • Details about PDGM and how your agency can start preparing now
  • Outline of how the new payment rule will change PDGM and how agencies’ payments will be affected beginning on or after January 1, 2020
  • Process improvements agencies should (and should not) make to survive PDGM
  • Review of changes to assorted quality measures—from the Home Health Quality Reporting Program to value-based purchasing—and how these changes could impact your agency
  • Practical tips for agencies on how to move forward
  • Live Q&A

Tools

  • PDGM flow chart and crosswalk of noteworthy changes

Who Should Listen?

  • Administrators
  • Clinical managers
  • Clinicians (RNs and PTs)
  • Compliance officers
  • Directors of nursing
  • Quality managers

Meet the Speaker

Robert MarketteRobert Markette is an attorney with Hall, Render, Killian, Heath & Lyman. His primary areas of practice are health law, Medicare/Medicaid compliance, fraud and abuse, and employment law and litigation. He is certified in healthcare compliance by the Health Care Compliance Board. Markette assists clients including county health departments, home health agencies, private duty agencies, hospices, and physicians with a wide range of healthcare compliance and litigation issues.

 

Instructions

Webinar system requirements and program materials: 
To fully benefit from the webinar experience, please note you will need a computer equipped with the following:

Browser: Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 or later, Firefox, Chrome, or Safari, with JavaScript enabled 
Internet: 56K or faster Internet connection (high-speed connection recommended) 
Streaming: for audio/video streaming, Adobe Flash plug-in or Safari browser on iOS devices 

Prior to the webinar, you will receive an email with detailed system requirements, your login information, presentation slides, and other materials that you can print and distribute to all attendees at your location. 

CAN'T LISTEN LIVE? 
No problem. The On-Demand version will be available. Use it as a training tool at your convenience—whenever your new or existing staff need a refresher or need to understand a new concept. Play it once or dozens of times. A $249 value! 

PLEASE NOTE 
Participation in the webinar is just $249 per site. All materials must be retrieved from the Internet. 

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