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Review Choice Demonstration: Deep Dive (Webinar)
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8/4/2020
When: Tuesday, August 4, 2020
12:00-1:30 PM ET (Log in at 11:45 AM ET)
Where: Webinar
Presenter: DeAnn Briscoe
Contact: Julia Heath
(850) 222-8967


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Background

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently announced its decision to move forward with the Review Choice Demonstration (RCD) program for home health services in the face of the worsening COVID-19 pandemic.

The initial choice selection period began in North Carolina and Florida on August 3, 2020 and will end on August 17, 2020. The choice selection period for Ohio’s second review cycle also began August 3, 2020 and will end on August 17, 2020.

Following these choice selection periods, home health claims in all demonstration states (Illinois, Ohio, Texas, North Carolina, and Florida) with billing periods beginning on or after August 31, 2020 will be subject to review under the requirements of the choice selected. This includes pre-claim review, prepayment review, and postpayment review.

Overview

This webinar is being planned in order to give practical, real-life help to home care agencies tackle the RCD hurdle. This will not just be a high-level review of RCD. Instead, we will take a deep dive into the common problem areas associated with RCD in the states that have already implemented the RCD demo. Please join us safely online to learn how to decrease the hazards of non-affirmation and claim denials. Speaker DeAnn Briscoe, BSN, RN, COS-C will explore common areas which trigger non-affirmations or claim denials in the RCD process. She will also share strategies from Texas, Ohio and Illinois to increase your success in the medical review process of RCD.

Of course, it will be a wonderful scenario if RCD is further delayed until the current public health emergency is behind us, but we cannot assume that will happen! The time to prepare is unfortunately now!

If you are already registered as an attendee for our upcoming 2020 HomeCareCon Annual Conference and Trade Show, the registration fee can be free for this webinar! To take advantage of this offer, simply send an email to Julia Heath at jheath@homecarefla.org and ask her to register you for this webinar for free! If you have not yet signed up for HomeCareCon, please visit www.homecarecon.com for details!

Objectives

The active learner will:
• gain an understanding of common areas which trigger non-affirmations or claim denials in the RCD process.
• attain strategies to increase their success in the medical review process of RCD.

Meet the Speaker

DeAnn Briscoe, BSN, RN, COS-C
Senior Director of Clinical Education

MAC Legacy

DeAnn Briscoe earned her bachelor’s degree in nursing in 1982 and has been in various roles of the home health care industry for more than 30 years. The last ten or more years have focused on the area of home health and hospice compliance. During this time, she has developed an extensive array of educational products and provided education for individuals working in this area of healthcare. Equipping agency clinicians and leadership for success is her passion.

Continuing Education

Attendees receive 1.5 continuing education units for skilled nursing, occupational therapy, and speech therapy.

Save Your Spot…Register Now!

Register online or call (850) 222-8967 to register by phone. HCAF members receive a discounted registration rate! To obtain the member discount, please log in to your profile before registering. Registration fees for this program are as follows::

If you are already registered for the 2020 HomeCareCon: $FREE!!
HCAF Members: $29
Prospective Members: $58

Please log in to the program at least 15 minutes prior to the start time. Additional logins will be charged an additional registration fee. By registering for this event, you are agreeing to our payments, cancellation, and substitution policies.

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Program Sponsor

Interested in sponsoring the webinar? Contact Monica Smith at msmith@homecarefla.org for details.

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