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QAPI Series, Part 4: Revenue Cycle & Episode Management

  •   Webinar
  •   12/12/2017
  •   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.  Revenue Cycle Management is an integral part of an organization ability to grow and meet the needs of the community.  In this fourth session of a four-part series on the new QAPI initiative, Diane Link and Jess Stover of BlackTree Healthcare Consultants will focus on how to assess your agency’s Revenue Cycle and provide information on how to make improvements that will benefit your agency. 

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QAPI Series, Part 3: Referral and Resource Management

  •   Webinar
  •   11/15/2017
  •   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 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.

 

In this third session of a four-part series on the new QAPI initiative, Diane Link of BlackTree Healthcare Consultants teaches how to assess your agency’s intake process and provides information on how to make improvements that will benefit the referral source and your agency.

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Episode 27: HHGM Discussion with Nick Seabrook

  •   Podcast
  •   10/25/2017
  •   Tripp Matthews, Nick Seabrook

The proposed new Home Health Grouping Model has everyone astir in the Homecare space.  Nick Seabrook, of BlackTree Healthcare Consulting is back on the pod to discuss this massive issue.

We discuss what the major changes are in this Proposed Rule, how they will impact agencies, and why CMS has made this paradigm-shifting change.

 

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QAPI Series, Part 2: Patient Satisfaction

  •   Webinar
  •   10/24/2017
  •   Diane Link, RN, MHA

In this second session of a four-part series on the new QAPI initiative, Diane Link of BlackTree Healthcare Consultants provides a detailed analysis of how HHCAHPS play a role in both Five Star Rating and VBP. This education session will help to provide an understanding of how Patient Satisfaction plays a more significant role in QAPI programs.  This webinar focuses on the following three HHCAHPS domains:  Care of Patients, Communication and Specific Care Issues.

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Home Health CoP Series #3: Infection Control and QAPI

  •   Webinar
  •   10/10/2017
  •   Sharon Litwin, RN, BSHS, MHA

The Conditions of Participation Series continues with Part 3 - QAPI and Infection Control.  The new CoP's become active in January - that is just over 2 months away -  NOT a lot of time to prepare as there are Many new items and changes! 

In this third 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 Infection Control CoP, and also dive deep on the main changes with the New QAPI CoP. 

 

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Home Health CoP Series #2: Care Planning and Coordination of Services

  •   Webinar
  •   9/1/2017
  •   Sharon Litwin, RN, BSHS, MHA

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.

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