Webinar: Do You Pepper? You Should!

Tuesday, December 12 - Wednesday, December 13, 2017

The PEPPER is a free report summarizing three years of a provider’s Medicare billing practices, comparing them with other providers for areas at risk for improper Medicare payments.

HOME HEALTH, DECEMBER 12
Are your agency’s statistics at or above the 80th percentile and so identified as an “outlier” and seen as a risk for improper Medicare payments?

Whether the PEPPER is used in RAC audits, CMS Probe & Educate audits, by the OIG or just by your agency to learn if you are an outlier in a number of critical areas – CMS is urging you to access and utilize the reports to enhance your compliance. Join CMS contractor Kimberly Hrehor, MHA, RHIA, CHC, PMP, Director at TMF Health Quality Institute in a 60-minute Webinar on all things PEPPER!

This webinar will cover:
• The purpose of PEPPER
• HH target areas and why they are included in the PEPPER
• How to access your PEPPER
• What your data could indicate
• How you can use the data in your agency self-assessment and internal audits
• Who else accesses PEPPER data and how it may be used
• What’s next for PEPPER & wrap-up

HOSPICE, DECEMBER 13
Are your hospice’s statistics at or above the 80th percentile and so identified as an “outlier” and seen as a risk for improper Medicare payments?

Whether the PEPPER is used in RAC audits, CMS Probe & Educate audits, by the OIG or just by your hospice to learn if you are an outlier in a number of critical areas – CMS is urging you to access and utilize the reports to enhance your compliance. Join CMS contractor Kimberly Hrehor, MHA, RHIA, CHC, PMP, Director at TMF Health Quality Institute in a 60-minute Webinar on all things PEPPER!

This webinar will cover:
• The purpose of PEPPER
• Hospice target areas and why they are included in the PEPPER
• How to access your PEPPER
• What the data could indicate
• How you can use the data in your self-assessment and internal audits
• Who else accesses PEPPER data and how it may be used
• What’s next for PEPPER & wrap-up

Presenter: Kimberly Hrehor, MHA, RHIA, CHC, PMP is a Director at TMF Health Quality Institute. She has presented for many national associations and authored several articles on PEPPER. The TMF Health Quality Institute is the CMS contractor that produces the PEPPER and related resources for providers.

Continuing Education: Each webinar qualifies for 1.0 clock hour Administrator/Alternate and 1.0 contact hour continuing education for nurses.

Webinar Access: Login information is emailed the day before the audio conference.

Cost Per Webinar:
Members: $75
NonMembers: $150


Not registering online? Fax or email your registration form to MICHELLE@TAHCH.org | 512-338-9496

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