What about the Palmetto GBA update?

A cornerstone of the FHPCA Forum conference schedule is the Palmetto GBA update on Friday each year. We are very excited that Palmetto will be joining us IN PERSON this year (2022)! If you would like to attend only Palmetto GBA, please register as a Friday Only and we will provide more information on site for the classroom and schedule.

  1. Palmetto GBA schedule will be Friday, June 3, 2022 from 8am-12pm.
  2. Registration includes breakfast and one break.
  3. The Speakers will decide the break schedule and will end the session at 12pm.

Here is the outline for Part I & II as provided by Palmetto GBA:

Workshop Topics for Part I

  • Hospice utilization
    • Program for Evaluating Payment Patterns Electronic Report (PEPPER)
    • Average Length of Stay
    • Non-cancer Length of Stay
  • Discharge from the Medicare Hospice Benefit
  • Respite Care
    • Caregiver Burnout
  • Improper Payment
    • Medical Review denials
    • Comprehensive Error Rate Testing (CERT) errors

Workshop Topics for Part II

  • Medicare Billing Updates
    • Claim Payment Issues Log (CPIL)  
  • Final Rule 2022 Summary
  • Hospice Updates
    • Hospice Benefit Component, Value-Based Insurance Design (VBID) Model
    • Late Notice of Election (NOE) Exception Process
  • Targeted Probe and Educate (TPE) 
  • Comprehensive Error Rate Testing (CERT)
  • What’s New with eServices 
    • Functions that are available
    • Using the Self-Service tools  
  • Educational resources for providers

Thank you for supporting FHPCA we hope to see you in June!