Audio Conference: New Developments in the Jimmo Case

When:  Jul 26, 2018 from 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM (CT)

The settlement of the Jimmo case resulted in significant changes to eligibility requirements for the home health benefit of the Medicare Program. Patients are no longer required to show improvement in order to qualify for therapy services. What’s the latest with regard to the requirements of the settlement? What specifically does the settlement require CMS to do? How has CMS carried out the Court’s mandates? What does this change in eligibility mean as a practical matter for home health agencies and therapists? How should an Agency’s documentation change as a result of the requirements of the settlement? What has been the focus of compliance efforts so far? How will these efforts likely change in the future? The purpose of this teleconference is to address these issues so that agencies and therapists can take appropriate action regarding provision of services to patients.

Faculty: Elizabeth Hogue is an attorney in private practice with extensive experience in health care. Prior to becoming an attorney, she was employed as a personnel manager by a Blue Cross-Blue Shield Plan. She studied at the University of Maryland School of Law, concentrating in health law, and gained considerable clinical experience, course work, and employment experience in this area. Following her admission to the Bar, she developed an active practice in health law. She represents clients all over the country. Her clients are professional associations, managed care providers, and institutional health care providers; including hospitals, long-term care facilities, home health agencies, durable medical equipment companies, and hospices. Ms. Hogue gives numerous presentations each year on health-related topics. Her articles are regularly included in trade association publications and other journals. Ms. Hogue is a member of the American Health Lawyers Association.

Continuing Education: CEUs will not be offered for this webinar.

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

Cost Live (7/26/18) Encore (8/2/18)
Member $139 $139
Non-Member $239 $239

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