2015 Home Health Medicare Payment & Regulatory Updates – Part I

Date:  Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Time:  2 - 3 p.m. Central time
CPE Credit:  One CPE credit in Specialized Knowledge and Applications field of study may be awarded upon verification of participant attendance.
Presenter:  Mark Sharp

Mark Sharp



Health Care

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P.O. Box 1190
Springfield, MO 65801-1190 (65806)


Home health agencies face additional cuts to their Medicare payment rates in 2015 while also needing to adjust to changes in the prospective payment system (PPS) case mix model. Is your organization prepared? Join BKD for this complimentary webinar, where we’ll define the payment rate changes for 2015 and identify strategies to help home health agencies prepare for rate reductions and case mix model refinements.

Related webinars:

2015 Home Health Medicare Payment & Regulatory Updates – Part II

2015 Home Health Medicare Payment & Regulatory Updates – Part III

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Define base home health PPS rate changes, including rebasing impacts
  • Identify changes in the case mix model, including additional recalibrations of the weights
  • Explain potential effects of the changes on home health agencies
  • List strategies to help prepare for the 2015 changes
  • Describe potential changes beyond 2015 and strategies for long-term success


CPE Information

Audience:  Health care executives and managers, home health executives, managers, accounting, billing and clinical staff
Program Level:  Basic
Delivery Method:  Group Internet-Based
Advance Preparation:  None
Prerequisites:  None
Refund Policy:  There is no fee associated with this webinar.


Contact Information
If you have concerns or would like information regarding program cancellation policies or CPE credit, contact us at training@bkd.com or 800.472.2745.


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