Upcoming events

    • December 01, 2022
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (CST)
    • Virtual (Zoom Webinar)


    Physicians and NonPhysician Practitioners have used the same documentation guidelines for coding Evaluation and Management Services for almost 30 years. As of January 1, 2023, the level of service for hospital, nursing home, home and ALF visits will only be chosen based on time or Medical Decision Making. This webinar will provide attendees with the basics needed to correctly document, code and bill for hospice physician and palliative care visits.

    The target audience for this webinar includes: Hospice and Palliative Care physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, coders, billers, reimbursement analysts, those working in clinical document improvement including EMR template development.


    • Determine the coding categories for patients seen in the home or ALF;
    • List the 3 Elements of Medical Decision Making
    • Understand the activities that can be counted when coding based one time

    About the Presenter:

    Jean Acevedo, LHRM, CPC, CHC, CENTC, AAPC Fellow President

    and CEO of Acevedo Consulting Incorporated is a compliance consultant with a particular expertise in chart audits, compliance and education. Her firm assists providers in implementing effective compliance programs, including meeting HIPAA and other regulatory requirements. She has also been an expert witness in civil litigation, Federal fraud cases and serves as an Investigative Consultant for the DOJ and FBI on coding and compliance issues.


    • January 11, 2023
    • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (CST)
    • Virtual

    Session Objectives:

    1. Understand the hierarchy of federal hospice regulatory requirements;
    2. Identify those conditions of participation that impact payment;
    3. Apply conditions of payment in compliance reviews;
    4. Help navigate compliance and advise your organizations when non-compliance occurs.

    More about the Presenters:

    Adam Royal is part of Husch Blackwell’s Hospice & Palliative Care Team and routinely advises clients on regulatory compliance and healthcare transactions. Adam provides strategic advice to executives, compliance teams, and risk professionals on a range of legal, business, and governance topics. His healthcare transactional practice covers M&A and joint ventures with specific experience on the regulatory aspects of business formations and combinations in the healthcare industry, and he advises clients on healthcare contracting and negotiation.

    Claire Postman is a healthcare regulatory attorney at Husch Blackwell. Prior to attending law school, she worked as a health policy research analyst, focusing on Medicare and Medicaid. At Husch, Claire counsels healthcare clients on matters including fraud and abuse laws, corporate practice of medicine restrictions, Medicare/Medicaid reimbursement and enrollment, scope of practice issues, medical staffing, and provider contracting. She is also a member of Husch Blackwell's hospice and palliative care team, where she assists hospice clients with audits, investigations, contracting, and other regulatory issues.

    • January 12, 2023
    • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM (CST)
    • Virtual

    Register Today for WiHPCA’s Upcoming Quarterly Meeting with the Division of Quality Assurance
    January 12, 2023

    The meeting will be held virtually and is open to all WiHPCA members and hospice professionals across Wisconsin.

    The purpose of the DQA quarterly meetings is to create an opportunity for hospice and palliative care professionals to build and maintain a strong working relationship with a key state regulatory agency that can impact our industry. For members who have not had an opportunity to attend previous quarterly meetings, they provide members with valuable regulatory information and updates, as well as a unique chance to engage DQA staff, asks questions, and request guidance. 

    Please, CLICK HERE to visit the DHS Hospice Statistics webpage, which includes vital hospice regulatory data for the calendar year through 2021.

    CLICK HERE to submit a question.

Past events

October 11, 2022 The Soap Opera of Law: Unique Labor and Employment Challenges in Healthcare
October 06, 2022 WiHPCA Quarterly DQA Meeting
September 26, 2022 WiHPCA 2022 Annual Conference Exhibitor/Sponsor Registration
September 26, 2022 WiHPCA 2022 Annual Conference
August 10, 2022 Death: The Doula Way
July 26, 2022 Capitalizing on Data and Analytics for Hospice and Palliative Care
June 28, 2022 WiHPCA Quarterly DQA Meeting
June 14, 2022 Documentation of Hospice Related/Unrelated Diagnoses and Coverage Determinations - An Efficient Approach
May 03, 2022 Utilizing Care Compare to Improve Hospice Performance
April 12, 2022 Solving Staffing Challenges Through Hospice-Specific Elearning and New Operational Technologies
March 10, 2022 WiHPCA Quarterly DQA Meeting
February 16, 2022 2022 Legislative Update
December 07, 2021 WiHPCA 2021 Annual Meeting
November 08, 2021 2021 Virtual Legislative Forum
October 26, 2021 Advance Care Planning for Everyone
September 23, 2021 16th Annual End-of-Life Conference: At the Crossroads of Medicine, Spirituality & Ethics
September 09, 2021 Quarterly DQA Meeting
September 01, 2021 2021 Annual Conference
September 01, 2021 WiHPCA 2021 Annual Conference - Sponsorship
August 24, 2021 Hospice Chaplain Plan of Care Documentation - Follow Up and Spiritual Care Measurability
July 13, 2021 Deprescribing in Hospice
June 10, 2021 Quarterly DQA Meeting
May 25, 2021 Townhall - Legislative Update
April 29, 2021 Labor Trends: The Future of Recruitment & Retention
March 29, 2021 Newsmaker Lunch Hour
March 11, 2021 Quarterly DQA Meeting
February 26, 2021 Hospice Chaplain Care Plan Webinar
February 23, 2021 Medicare Advantage Update/Hospice Quality Reporting
December 09, 2020 WiHPCA 2020 Annual Meeting

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