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.
This webinar provides a review of the services required to be provided under the Medicare hospice benefit and the Medicare home health benefit as well as the services covered under a Medicaid Waiver - and how they can coexist with hospice or home health. Common non-compliant practices will be discussed along with suggestions for coordination of care. Specific areas of focus are: Federal regulations regarding hospice services, home health services and Medicaid waiver services; why some common practices are non-compliant and provide examples of compliant practices, and care coordination requirements.
This education is packed with information on how the Trump Administration is impacting the Homecare industry - both directly and indirectly. Angelo Spinola focuses on the expected agenda and priorities of the new Department of Labor leadership and anticipated timing of potential changes, current litigation trends, understanding the practices most commonly targeted by private lawsuits and Department of Labor investigations.
This session also provides some remedial steps companies should take to mitigate their risk.Formulate and prioritize a compliance agenda to proactively reduce your risk of liability.
In this second of a four-part series on the new Home Health Conditions of Participation, Sharon Litwin, of 5 Star Consultants, educates your organization on the changes to the Care Planning, Coordination of Services, Skilled and Aide Services Conditions of Participation. This session is largely focused on the Patient-centered approach to care delivery, and is an depth look at the new elements and main changes to the Care Planning and Coordination of Services CoP’s – and how that emphasizes CMS’s focus on patient-centered and data-driven patient care.
In this fourth episode of the Homecare & Technology Podcast Series, Tripp Matthews of Curaport and Danielle Pierotti of Elevating HOME are joined by Wanda Coley, COO of Well Care Home Health, and Michael McGowan, Founder and President of OperaCare, LLC. This episode is about Data in the Homecare space. A big, and important word and topic in all of healthcare today, we discuss the quality of the information and data that is most utilized to run Homecare organizations. Also, an interesting question on are we looking at the right data when managing our agencies both now and for the future.
Again, this discussion turned to ensuring the data that is collected through technology is done correctly by the humans providing the care and documenting that care.
This is a great series, and we are happy to have you on this journey with us!
Cybercrime is one of the top economic crimes in the world, with cost estimates soon to reach into the trillions. Not only have victim demographics expanded from the large well-known organizations to the small and mid-sized, healthcare providers are now a consistent target. The recent ransomware attacks, and threats of more to come, have raised questions regarding security and available protection mechanisms.
This webinar reviews the critical areas of concern within your environment, provides insight, and offesr tools to defend against these attacks. It also focuses on recovery and the importance of preparing for data loss.