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Compliance Series, Part 3: Care Planning for HHGM & VBP Success

  •   Webinar
  •   12/6/2017
  •   Kristi Bajer, RN, MSN

 The Penalty Box is our new monthly webinar series on the latest compliance and regulatory issues facing home health. This series is produced in partnership with OperaCare, a software and services company that focuses automating the quality assurance process for home health. 

 How are you generating your plan of care?  Do you know the interventions and goals you are using are effective?  Is it taking you 2-3 days to create it.  In the proposed 30-day episode, we cannot wait until 25% of our episode is over to initiate our care. Get educated today!

 

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Lower Extremity Wound Care

  •   Webinar
  •   11/16/2017
  •   Myra Varnado, BS, RN, CWOCN

As the new HHGM model starts to unfold, Wound Care is going to be at the forefront of an agencies plans for success.  This session provides an introduction and differentiation of the most commonly seen lower extremity (LE) wound etiologies. The key components of performing a focused lower extremity exam, as well as appropriate management strategies are discussed.


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Compliance Series, Part 2: Common OASIS Mistakes & How to Avoid Them

  •   Webinar
  •   11/15/2017
  •   Michael McGowan

 The Penalty Box is our new monthly webinar series on the latest compliance and regulatory issues facing home health. This series is produced in partnership with OperaCare, a software and services company that focuses automating the quality assurance process for home health. 

Margins in home care continue to be reduced every year.  Additional therapy reimbursement is soon to be a thing of the past.  Showing good outcomes has never been more important. Getting your OASIS correct at the start of care (SOC) is the key to your agency’s success.  This session educates you on how to identify these oft-mistaken areas and correct them.

 

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QAPI Series, Part 3: Referral & Resource Management

  •   Webinar
  •   11/14/2017
  •   Diane Link, RN, MHA

 Home Health Agencies are already learning about what the new Quality Assurance Performance Improvement (QAPI) program means for their business.  The new requirements for providers, which were introduced in the new Conditions of Participation for Home Health, are inclusive of Program Oversight, Executive Responsibility, Scope, Data and Activities.  The new requirement for QAPI is to include an organizational wide approach to performance improvement.  Referral and Resource Management is an integral part of an organization ability to grow and meet the needs of the community.

 

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Home Health CoP Series #4: Emergency Preparedness, Compliance and Clinical Record

  •   Webinar
  •   11/9/2017
  •   Sharon Litwin, RN, BSHS, MHA

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued its final rule in January outlining the Medicare and Medicaid Conditions of Participation (CoP) for home health agencies. As we all know, this implementation of these new CoP’s was delayed until January of 2018.  

That is just over 1 month away -  NOT a lot of time to prepare as there are many new items and changes! 

In this fourth of a four-part series on the new Home Health Conditions of Participation, Sharon Litwin, of 5 Star Consultants, will educate your organization on the new Emergency Preparedness rule and CoP, the main changes in the compliance to laws CoP, and the main changes to the Clinical Record CoP.

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Compliance Series, Part 1: The Change from Volume to Value

  •   Webinar
  •   10/25/2017
  •   Michael McGowan

The Penalty Box is our new monthly webinar series on the latest compliance and regulatory issues facing home health. This series is produced in partnership with OperaCare, a software and services company that focuses automating the quality assurance process for home health.

This first session, led by Michael McGowan and Kristi Bajer of Operacare, is an overview that lays the foundation towards the direction the home care industry is moving.  Understanding the change from Volume to the Value of the Care delivered.

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