Your Home Health Agency will be surveyed soon. With all the changes that are constant in the world of Home Health, one thing that does not change is the importance of preparing well for a surveyor to walk through your door - especially with new Conditions of Participation and outcome-driven care now the norm. How to prepare for and perform well in your next Survey should not be a secret.
COP. QAPI. PIP. CMS. The new and revised Medicare Conditions of Participation (CoP’s) have been in effect for six months now, and it can all feel a bit like acronym salad. How is your agency doing with the new CoP's? Before you and your agency go six months further into this new world order in Home Health - the time to evaluate your agency’s compliance with these CoP’s is now!
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.
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.
A debate has been brewing over the past few years surrounding the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) mandatory and voluntary bundled payment programs. The eventual goal is to shift healthcare providers from fee-for-service payment models to those that are value-based, the most popular being mandatory and voluntary bundled payments. Click to read it all!
A nursing home that educated its sub-acute staff using Kenyon HomeCare Consulting courses on chronic disease dramatically reduced hospital readmissions and improved the quality of care. Consequently, the facility was asked to participate in two ACOs and was included in a prestigious grant award.
This is a case study on this amazing turnaround.