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  NAHC Report: Issue# 2822, 1/8/2016
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Be an influential member of the home care industry — Be a NAHC conference presenter!
Are Your Billing Practices Raising a Red Flag for Auditors? PEPPER Could Help
For Your Information: 2016 Private Duty Home Care Conference
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Be an influential member of the home care industry — Be a NAHC conference presenter!

Have you or team members at your agency unlocked a key to success you want to share with your industry peers? Have you developed a specialty care program or operations process that improves the lives of your caregivers and their patients? You have an opportunity to present your findings and help invigorate the home care and hospice community by being a presenter at a NAHC conference!

To learn about NAHC’s presenter submission process click here.

We encourage all members, including our associate members and vendors, to participate as faculty in our 2016 Annual Meeting. Your first step is to designate at least one active employee in a home care or hospice agency who can serve as the primary faculty member for the session.

NAHC’s 2016 Annual Meeting & Exposition will be held October 23-25 at the Gaylord Palms in Orlando, Florida.

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Are Your Billing Practices Raising a Red Flag for Auditors? PEPPER Could Help

Program for Evaluating Payment Patterns Electronic Report (PEPPER), which is sponsored by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), is a provider-specific Medicare data report that summarizes a provider’s Medicare claims data for services identified as vulnerable to improper payments.

The PEPPER is free and summarizes three years of an HHA’s Medicare billing practices, comparing them with other HHAs for the following six areas at risk for improper Medicare payments.

  • Average case mix
  • Average number of episodes
  • Episodes with five or six visits
  • Non-LUPA payments
  • High therapy utilization episodes
  • Outlier payments

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2016 Private Duty Home Care Conference

At the Private Duty Home Care Conference, you’ll participate in education sessions on marketing and operations tactics, financial acuity, staff recruitment and retention, and more. You’ll hear from leaders and experts at lectures, roundtables, panel discussions, and more. You’ll learn from success stories and pioneering strategies with statistical analysis, data-driven forecasting, improvement studies, and more. Our conference faculty will guide you through legal and regulatory changes. We value what Private Duty brings to the industry and we support your business achievements.

The Private Duty Home Care Conference will feature one-and-half days of speakers, education sessions, and networking opportunities in charming Charleston, South Carolina where you’ll enjoy special rates at the Doubletree Hotel in the heart of the Market District. Reserve your room now to take advantage of our special low rate of $159 while rooms are still available.

This conference is where you can get real solutions to real issues. So, together we can make real progress.

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