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Hospice Quality Programming: QAPI and HQRP

  •   Webinar
  •   10/16/2017
  •   Katie Wehri, CHPC

This session explains the differences between QAPI and HQRP and then delves into the five standards of the QAPI condition of participation, the key regulatory compliance components of the condition, how to implement these components into daily operations and how to have a Medicare survey-ready QAPI program. 

Specific areas of focus for this education are to identify and explain the differences between HQRP and QAPI, list and explain the requirements of the five components of the QAPI condition of participation, explain how to incorporate QAPI concepts into daily operations, and share tips and provide suggestions for how to be ready for QAPI compliance to be assessed during a Medicare certification/recertification survey.

 

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How can Hospice, Home Health and Medicaid Waiver Services Coexist?

  •   Webinar
  •   9/29/2017
  •   Katie Wehri, CHPC

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.

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Homecare & Technology Podcast Series - Episode 4

  •   Podcast
  •   8/31/2017
  •   Tripp Matthews, Danielle Pierotti, Wanda Coley, Michael McGowan

 

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!

 

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Managing Hospice Continuous Care

  •   Webinar
  •   8/23/2017
  •   Katie Wehri, CHPC

Katie Wehri of Healthcare Provider Solutions is back.  The Continuous Home Care (CHC) level of care has been an area of focus from authorities and misused by some hospices.  This webinar explains not only the criteria for billing this level of care but will also clear up myths about CHC, share examples of situations that meet the criteria for CHC and those that do not, and address common operational issues with this level of care.

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Hospice vs. Palliative Care: What’s the Difference?

  •   Webinar
  •   8/18/2017
  •   Katie Wehri, CHPC

This webinar, presented by Katie Wehri, CHPC, of Healthcare Provider Solutions, compares and contrasts the basics of Hospice Care vs. Palliative Care – including their similarities and differences.  Katie helps you understand the history and evolution of hospice and palliative care, while also explaining the best use of both Hospice and Palliative Care, and their impact on the patient, consumer, and also the healthcare provider.

Said one attendee, "This was a fabulous insight in to the difference between Palliative Care and Hospice."

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Homecare & Technology Podcast Series - Episode 2

  •   Podcast
  •   8/17/2017
  •   Tripp Matthews, Danielle Pierotti, Ryan Cavanaugh, Teresa Craig

 

In this episode, Tripp Matthews of Curaport and Danielle Pierotti of Elevating HOME are joined by Ryan Cavanaugh, CIO of Fusion Healthcare, and Teresa Craig, VP of Client Strategy at Netsmart Technologies.  The second episode is about Technology as it relates to Policy and Regulatory matters in Homecare.  We discuss where Technology has driven policy changes, and also how Technology is enabling Regulatory Compliance for Homecare providers. 

 

An interesting tangent was taken about the struggles of many agencies to afford the technologies that would further enhance their compliance with policies and regulations.  Also, how the adoption and usage of Technology is still much of the problem when it comes to the intersection of Technology and Homecare.

 

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