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CHAPCA: GIP eligibility, treatment/care and documentation vs. Respite in-patient care
Wednesday, March 13, 2024, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM PDT
Category: Live Webinar

GIP eligibility, treatment/care and documentation vs. Respite in-patient care

Webinar Details:

Medicare auditors' focus on auditing General Inpatient care vs. Respite care won't end any time soon. Hospices are targeted for not providing GIP as well as for providing too much. Learn what an auditor scrutinizing a GIP record needs to find to avoid down-coding it to Respite or Routine Home Care. And review the differences between GIP and Respite care.

Learning Objective:

  • Successful participants will recognize qualifying criteria for GIP vs. Respite care and how to document accordingly.
  • Attendees will explore examples of circumstances that qualify for each in-patient level of care as well as documentation needed to support eligibility.
  • Participants will gain perspective on when GIP and respite are appropriate for patient care compared to each level of care available to hospice patients

Target Audience:

  • Administrators
  • Clinicians
  • Managers
  • Nurses
  • Social Workers
  • Chaplains
  • Interdisciplinary Team Members
  • CFO's

Meet the Presenter:

Bio: Beth Noyce, RN, BSJMC, HCS-C, BCHH-C, COQS, is a CHAP-certified Home Health and Hospice Consultant, mentor, educator and regulatory master who helps agencies know when they are at risk. Job description? Keeping agencies out of trouble since 1997. Beth is former Executive Director of Utah Hospice and Palliative Care Organization and Utah Association for Home Care and Medicare Administrative Contractor medical reviewer. She serves on NAHC’s Hospice Quality Subcommittee and has served on NACH’s Hospice Advisory and Hospice Advocacy Boards. Beth has consulted for GLG, Kenyon Home Care Consulting, The Lighten Group, The Corridor Group, Pinnacle Enterprise Risk Consulting Services, and many individual agencies nationwide. She has audited and performed appeals for SimiTree and has edited and written study guides and questions for industry coding and compliance certification exams, has published in Diagnosis Coding Pro, and edited a Diagnosis Coding Manual. But her favorite role is Grandma.

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