Training & Resources for Long-term Acute Care Hospitals

Long-term acute care hospitals receive their PEPPER via PEPPER Resources Portal at https://securefile.tmf.org.

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Current PEPPER User's Guide:

Jurisdictions:

  • View a list of the 12 MAC jurisdictions and the number of providers in each jurisdiction in total and by state for Q4FY14 (XLS).

PEPPER Training Update for LT, IRF, HOSPICE, SNF and HHA; April 2015:

PEPPER Update, April 2015:

PEPPER Training, April 2014:

Demonstration PEPPER:

  • Demonstration PEPPER version Q4FY14 (XLS, updated 3/9/2015)

Other Resources:

Coding Tools

These tools have not been maintained/updated. Users should check for more recent Coding Clinic guidelines as well as current CMS guidance regarding patient discharge status codes.

PEPPER Update Training

Introduction and review of the new Home Health Agency (HHA) PEPPER, scheduled for release July 20, 2015

When: Thursday, July 30, 2:00 p.m. CT

Registration is not required! Use this link to join the event:

Join Event
Event number: 927 727 513
Event password: sunflower

Download the handout (PDF).

Handout will be available here by July 29, 2015.

Please join the event 15 minutes before the start time in order to ensure you are able to participate. Participants are encouraged to listen to the audio portion of the webinar through the on-line broadcast platform using their computer speakers. For those who prefer to listen to the session via telephone, please dial 1-415-655-0003 (toll), the access code is 927 727 513. The cost of this connection will be your responsibility. This number will be active 10 minutes prior to the start of the session.