Explore Insight 2021



Speakers

Learn from our nation’s top industry experts in home health and hospice

Lisa Selman-Holman
JD, BSN, RN, COS-C, HCS-O, HCS-D, Ambassador, Founder, Selman-Holman, Briggs Healthcare

Lisa Selman-Holman, JD, BSN, RN, HCS-D, COS-C, HCS-O, is a home care veteran with more than 30 years spent in home health and hospice, both as an RN and as an attorney practicing exclusively in home care. She is the President of Selman-Holman & Associates, A Briggs Healthcare Company, a full-service home care consulting firm; CoDR-Coding Done Right, a coding outsource and audit company; and CodeProU, online coding and OASIS education. Lisa’s extensive experience in home care provides great insight into clinical operations. She is an AHIMA Approved ICD-10-CM Trainer.

Teresa Northcutt
BSN, RN, COS-C, HCS-D, HCS-H, OASIS and Quality Specialist, Senior Associate Consultant, Selman-Holman, Briggs Healthcare

Teresa Northcutt, BSN, RN, COS-C, HCS-D, HCS-H, has provided educational programs on OASIS assessment, ICD-9 and ICD-10 coding, agency communications and processes, documentation, quality outcome improvement, and care transitions for regional and state conferences. With 35+ years of experience as Clinical Services and QI/Education manager with home health agencies, a hospital patient educator and quality improvement facilitator, and a program manager with Primaris, the Missouri QIO, Teresa brings comprehensive and contemporary knowledge of home care and quality improvement methods. Teresa joined Selman-Holman and Associates in 2011, and is certified in OASIS competency (COS-C), Homecare Coding Specialist-Diagnosis (HCS-D) and Homecare Coding Specialist – Hospice (HCS-H).

Jolee “Susie” Adams
BSN, RN, HCS-D, Coding Educator, LHC Group, Inc.

Susie Adams, BSN, RN, HCS-D, is a Coding Educator for LHC Group, Inc., Lafayette, Louisiana. Adams has been a registered nurse for 27 years but has performed in the Home Health and Hospice setting for the last 14 years, holding various positions of field nurse, Performance Improvement Nurse, Interim Hospice Director, Outcomes Coordinator, and Coding Specialist. Adams currently serves her company as a Coding educator and internal coding auditor. Adams provides year-round educational opportunities to the internal coding department, and serves as a coding resource expert for LHC’s Compliance and Quality Departments. She is actively involved in enforcing the standards of ethical coding and the importance of adhering to coding guidelines. Currently, Adams is working with other coding experts to trouble shoot problematic areas of the PDGM model, while continuously training staff members to raise the bar on competency for COVID 19 and complication coding.

Sue Kennedy
BS, RN, CWOCN, HCS-D

Sue Kennedy’s professional experience has included 40 years as a Registered Nurse and 27 years as a Certified Wound, Ostomy, Continence Nurse.  She attended the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center WOC Nurse Education Program.  Having accumulated a broad range of experience as a hospital based clinician, a home health clinician, a business owner and consultant, and director of wound management programs, her focus for the past 29 years has been working within the Home Care Practice Setting.  She is knowledgeable regarding the WOCN Society best practices relating to in-patient and home based wound and ostomy management.  Additional opportunities have included development of wound care teams in acute and post acute care settings, and shared responsibility for development and implementation of corporate wide educational programs targeted to multi-disciplinary staff.  She has maintained her certification for Home Care ICD 10 Coding.  She is currently working as Regional Director of Wound Management with Kindred at Home.

Diana “Dee” Kornetti
PT, MA, HCS-D, HCS-C, Owner/Founder, Kornetti & Krafft Health Care Solutions

Dee, a physical therapist for 35 years, is a past administrator and co-owner of a Medicare-certified home health agency. Dee now provides training and education to home health industry providers as Owner/Founder of a consulting business, Kornetti & Krafft Health Care Solutions, with her business partners Cindy Krafft and Sherry Teague. Dee is nationally recognized as a speaker in the areas of home care, standardized tests and measures in the field of physical therapy, therapy training and staff development, including OASIS, coding, and documentation, in the home health arena. Dee is the current President of the American Physical Therapy Association’s Home Health Section and serves on the APTA’s national Post-Acute Work Group.  She serves as the President of the Association of Homecare Coding and Compliance, and a member of the Association of Home Care Coders Advisory Board and Panel of Experts.  She has served as a content expert for standard setting for Decision Health’s Board of Medical Specialty Coding (BSMC) home care coding (HCS-D) and OASIS (HCS-O) credentialed exams. She holds current credentials in Home Health Coding (HCS-D) and Compliance (HCS-C) from this trade association.  Dee is also on Medbridge’s Advisory Board for development of educational content on its  home health platform, and has authored several courses related to OASIS, Conditions of Participation (CoPs) and therapy.

Cindy Krafft
PT, MS, HCS-O, Owner/Founder, Kornetti & Krafft Health Care Solutions

Cindy Krafft PT, MS, HCS-O is an owner of Kornetti & Krafft Health Care Solutions based in Florida. She brings more than 25 years of home health expertise that ranges from direct patient care to operational / management issues as well as a passion for understanding regulations. For the past 15 years, Cindy has been a nationally recognized educator in the areas of documentation, regulation, therapy utilization and OASIS. She has and currently serves on multiple Technical Expert Panels with CMS Contractors working on clinical and payment reforms and bundled payment care initiatives. Cindy is an active member of the National Association of Home Care and Hospice (NAHC) and currently serves on multiple committees. She has written 3 books – The How-to Guide to Therapy Documentation, An Interdisciplinary Approach to Home Care and the Handbook to Home Health Therapy Documentation – and co-authored her fourth, The Post-Acute Care Guide to Maintenance Therapy with her business partner Diana Kornetti PT, MA, HCS-D.

Annette Lee
RN, MS, HCS-D, COS-C, Founder, Provider Insights

Annette is a registered nurse, with a Master’s in Health Care Administration, practicing since 1990, with the majority of her nursing experience in home health.  For over a decade she worked with the CMS intermediary where she provided review of, and education on home health and hospice documentation.  Annette then began providing outreach and provider education regarding Medicare reimbursement issues and effective documentation strategies, assisting providers with ADRs and appeals. Today she marries together her experience in the “real world” and the inside knowledge of Medicare to ensure providers can meet the requirements of CMS, and ensure compliant, efficient operations.  She presents nationally on the Conditions of Participation, (COPs), OASIS, PDGM, HIS, LCDs,  and documentation and coverage for both the home health and hospice benefits.  Annette holds both the Certificate for OASIS Specialist-Clinical and the Home Care Coding Specialist-Diagnosis certification. She is an AHIMA approved ICD-10-CM Coding Trainer.

M. Aaron Little
CPA, Managing Director, BKD

Aaron is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) with over 20 years of experience with BKD and oversees the operations of BKD Health Care Billing & Revenue Cycle Services, a special team that manages the billing and revenue cycle operations for more than 100 home health, hospice and senior living organizations throughout the nation. A CPA and leading national home care and hospice consultant, he is frequently sought for his expertise on revenue cycle operations, compliance, and reimbursement matters.

Petria McKelvey
President, Precision Medical Billing

Petria McKelvey is CEO and Founder of Precision Medical Billing (PMB), a leading provider of customized medical billing and auditing solutions for home health and hospice agencies, physicians, and hospitals across the U.S. With 31 years of experience in the medical billing industry, Petria’s expertise runs wide and deep. Throughout her career, she has helped hundreds of private practitioners and healthcare organizations solve their billing challenges and recover millions of dollars in lost revenues to successfully keep their doors not only open but profitable. To date, she has personally performed more than 1,000 audits and revenue recoveries nationwide. Petria's passion is taking care of healthcare providers by ensuring they have successful revenue cycle management, so healthcare providers can get back to their patients.

Lynn Speckels
BSN, RN, HCS-D, COS-C | Owner and Operator, Medical Coding Answers, LLC

Lynn is a registered nurse by trade with an accounting background. She has 26 years’ experience in the home health industry from working in the field as a clinician, a case manager, director/vice-president, and then many years of consulting with agencies assisting with Quality Improvement and Outcome Based Quality Initiatives and Research, education and conferences on topics to include ICD10 Coding, OASIS, Documentation, Regulatory Requirements, and Potential Fraud & Abuse Issues. She currently owns and operates Medical Coding Answers, LLC., a coding and consulting business for home health agencies, as well as serves as an Administrator and Director at Hendrick HouseCalls a privately owned hospital-based home health agency. Lynn maintains her HCS-D coding certification through the Board of Medical Specialty Coding and her OASIS certification through OASIS Answers.

Angela Huff
RN, Managing Consultant, BKD

Angela is a member of BKD National Health Care Group and provides consulting services to home care and hospice clients.  With 32 years of experience as a Registered Nurse, she has spent the last 17 years in executive leadership in home health, hospice operations as well as software development in the post-acute space.  Additionally, she has global experience in the community care space that includes United Kingdom, Finland, Canada and Australia. Angela is a member of the National Association of Home Care and Hospice (NAHC) and the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO).  She has been a presenter at NAHC, NHPCO and other industry trade shows, state associations and has been published in the Nursing Administration Quarterly.  She was previously a Certified Critical Care RN (CCRN) and a Certified Registered Nurse Infusionist (CRNI).


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