2019 Financial Management Conference Opens with Timely Education and the Washington Update

The 2019 Financial Management Conference in Chicago, Illinois kicked off on Sunday with three pre-conference educational sessions — the home health and hospice summer camps, as well as Medicare Home Health PDGM: An In-Depth Primer, which lasted for 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM. One of the important things your correspondent took from the PDGM primer is…

NAHC Submits Comments to CMS on Proposed Home Health Cost Report Changes

The National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) and the Home Health Financial Managers Association (HHFMA) submitted comments on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) proposed changes to the home health cost report (Form CMS-1728-19) and cost reporting instructions. On April 16, 2019, the CMS published notice in the Federal Register of…

Call for Speakers to the 2019 Financial Management Conference

Registration for the 2019 Financial Management Conference, the only conference designed specifically for finance professionals in home health and hospice, is now open at the FMC website, http://fmc2019.nahc.org/. The National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) and the Home Care & Hospice Financial Managers Association (HHFMA) are announcing a call for speakers to the 2019 Financial Management Conference…

Register Now for the 2019 Financial Management Conference

Registration for the 2019 Financial Management Conference, the only conference designed specifically for finance professionals in home health and hospice, is now open at the FMC website, http://fmc2019.nahc.org/. The 2019 FMC, in Chicago, Illinois, from July 14-16, will feature faculty, speakers, and business leaders who have the answers and solutions your business needs to successfully…

Curious About Alternative Payment Models? Then You Need this Webinar!

The National Association for Home Care and Hospice (NAHC) will present a new educational webinar – Getting Onboard with Alternative Payment Models – on Tuesday, January 29, 2019 at 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM Eastern. REGISTER NOW! This webinar is the first in a series of Population Management webinars from HHFMA. Subsequent topics include the…

Home Health Must Prepare for the Coming Revolution in Home Health Payment

NAHC to co-sponsor 12 intensive, day-long summits across the country The Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM) will revolutionize the payment methodology for all Medicare Home Health Agencies in the United States. Created by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), PDGM is slated to debut on January 1, 2020, and home health agencies must prepare…

Financial Management Conference Has All the Info on New Proposed Home Health Payment System

As previously reported here in NAHC Report, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a proposed rule for home health on July 2, 2018, a 600-page document that could make major changes to payment rates in 2019, along with creating a new payment model in 2020. If implemented, NAHC anticipates these proposals will…