People view medicine as something that is supposed to save lives. But in cases of chronic disease and terminal conditions, patients often need comfort and palliative care rather than a cure. There has been a national push to rethink end-of-life care and to start recognizing that extending a person’s life may not necessarily improve their life.
Register for this webinar, so that you can gain an understanding of why these conversations are so important to have with patients and families, and how to initiate these difficult conversations with patients and families you work with and the best way to go about doing this.
The IMPACT Act is directly affecting Home Health Care in America. Get the details on this post-acute care act and how it is affecting the home health industry. From payment models to measures for success, this presentation will help your agency understand how the industry is changing. We will look at past success metrics and what is needed for continued success in the future.
The Penalty Box is our 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.
Additional Documentation Requests. They just won’t go away! Homecare and Hospice are under more scrutiny by CMS and other payers than any other time in our industry’s history.
Understanding the ADR timeliness, review and response process will enable your agency to respond quickly and efficiently to the requests. In this presentation you will not only learn WHAT to do when you receive an ADR, but HOW to prevent them in the first place!
Improving patient outcomes is a focus area for many Home Health Agencies - but HOW does one actually do that? Understanding reports, such as CASPER and Star Ratings, are key to improving patient outcome measures along with OASIS accuracy and consistency among clinicians. This session will assist in analyzing and interpreting your agency reports and provide clinicians with OASIS item-specific guidance such as item intent and response instructions.
If you need clarity on the QAPI CoP and assistance using the right data to manage the new CoP - this is a webinar for you. The seventh session in this series, led by Kristi Bajer, RN, MSN and Michael McGowan of OperaCare, provides education on how to ensure that your agency has the correct knowledge and processes in place to ensure compliance with the new Conditions of Participation.
Care Coordination, Time Management, Resource Allocation, Episodic and Regulatory Compliance, Teaching Skills and Documentation Best Practices are just some of what are required of Case Managers. It is hard to be good at some of this – much less all of it! With outcomes-based reimbursement becoming more and more of the norm, Case Managers are the key lynch-pin in driving the clinical and financial health of an agency. This education will enable these individuals to not just be good at what they do, but to truly achieve Greatness in how they manage their patients’ care.