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Workshop - 2012 Palmetto GBA Home Health Workshop Series - Baton Rouge 5/9/12

May 09, 2012 08:00am -
May 09, 2012 12:00pm

Event Description

2012 Palmetto GBA Home Health Workshop Series

Presented by: Palmetto GBA

May 9, 2012 – Baton Rouge 

8 am - 12 noon


Click here to view brochure


Palmetto GBA is pleased to announce its 2012 Home Health workshop series. This series is designed for home health providers, billers, administrative staff and clinicians to equip them with the tools they need to be successful with Medicare billing and documentation.


Home Health Billing topics will include:

  • Medicare Updates
  • HIPAA 5010 and Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)
  • Billing Changes as a result of 5010
  • Home Health 2% Reduction
  • Data Analysis

§         Top Web site Searches

§         Top Billing Issues

§         Top Provider Telephone & Written Inquiries

§         Top Comprehensive Error Rate Testing (CERT) Billing Errors

  • J11 Home Health Provider Enrollment Revalidation Initiative
  • The Internet-based Provider Enrollment Chain and Ownership System (PECOS)
  • Questions and Answers


Home Health Clinical topics will include:

  • Aggregate Length of Stay Data
  • Wound Documentation
  • Home Health Denials to Include:

§         Homebound

§         Plan of Care

§         Medical Necessity

§         Orders

§         Non-response to a Request for Records

§         Therapy

  • Fraud and Abuse
  • Questions and Answers


This workshop series is recommended for:


  • Home health providers, administrators, billers, nurses and other healthcare professionals that submit claims to Medicare. This workshop will provide insight for new, intermediate or advanced staff; however, we suggest that providers who are new to Medicare attend online learning courses for beginners.

Workshop Location:

Embassy Suites

4914 Constitution Avenue

Baton Rouge, LA 70808

Phone: 225-924-6566


Workshop Fees:

Before May 1, 2012 - $95.00 member and non-member

After May 1, 2012 - $135.00 member and non-member

Event Type:Workshop
Early registration ends on Nov 08, 2011.
Regular registration starts on Nov 09, 2011 and ends on May 01, 2012.
Late registration starts on May 02, 2012.
(GMT-06:00) Central Time (US & Canada)


Registration Fees
Fee TypeEarlyRegularLate
Member Fee: $95.00$95.00$135.00
Non-Member Fee: $95.00$95.00$135.00
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