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Defending Hospice Claims

  •   Webinar
  •   3/6/2018
  •   Heather Calhoun, RN, BSN, HCS-D, COS-C, HCS-H

*This education session is approved for one (1) contact hour of Continuing Education for Nursing

When Hospice Claims are denied, there is usually panic in that agency.  While having claims denied is certainly not optimal, it is an opportunity to make sure that your clinical & documentation processes up front are sound and being followed.  This webinar will educate your Hospice agency on how to best prevent, prepare for, and handle any denials that will come your way. 

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Social Worker: The Route to Quality Assessments

  •   Webinar
  •   2/21/2018
  •   Christina Nuqui, MSW

This webinar is part of the Clinical Defensible Documentation Series, where we are highlighting how each discipline can improve their documentation skills, maintain compliance, and provide better patient care.  This session will educate your Social Workers on how to perform quality assessments and document them correctly. 

Home care agencies have become vital in ensuring that individuals can remain home safely and independently.  Social workers have consistently been the frontline workers in times of crisis and have always provided a social safety net to ensure that everyone, particularly the vulnerable in our society, has access to needed services and resources.

 

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Hospice Outcomes: A Focus on the Future

  •   Webinar
  •   2/13/2018
  •   Heather Calhoun, RN, BSN, HCS-D, COS-C, HCS-H

This webinar is an in-depth review of the many outcome reports that are now available to hospice. Reviewing and understanding the results of these outcomes are eventually going to have an impact on hospice reimbursement. Incorporation of these outcomes on a local, state and national level will align your agency to be the leader in the hospice industry.

 

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Clinical Documentation - Hospice Nursing

  •   Webinar
  •   1/25/2018
  •   Diane Link, RN, MHA

Diane Link of BlackTree Healthcare Consulting presents the second nursing documentation webinar. This session focuses on Hospice Nurses and the required documentation including tips for clinicians that will focus on documentation specific to hospice including documenting towards local coverage determination, using assessment tools in documentation and including HIS follow up documentation.  Included are tips for documentation that will support the care provided and be defensible to surveys and audit.

 

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What is a Security Risk Assessment and Why Do You Need One?

  •   Webinar
  •   11/8/2017
  •   John McDuffie

 

Do you have a HIPAA compliant Risk Assessment? Are you doing enough to protect PHI and ePHI? Completing a checklist or performing the minimum number of steps to render a Risk Assessment does not guarantee your Risk Assessment is HIPAA compliant.

Are you aware a Security Risk Assessment is one of the four mandatory ACI transition measures and it plays a role in all 4 mandatory measures and the 7 optional measures?  This webinar demonstrates how Data Security is NOT just an issue for your software system or IT department.

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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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