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Private Duty Revenue Opportunity for Home Health Agencies

From the HCAF Conference, agencies are additing private duty to their service portfolio to capture clients in the beginning of the health delivery continuum.  Consumers and referral sources prefer to work with health care providers than can offer total care, including Home Health, Hospice, and Private Duty.  Matthew Capell of FHS Seniorcare Payment Solutions educates on understanding how the models of Home Health and Private Duty differ and the enormous Private Duty opportunity for HHAs.


Strategic Planning for Private Duty

From the HCAF Conference, nationally acclaimed expert Mary Furlong educates on designing a business plan that will accelerate your business in the next two quarters as well as the next eight quarters.  What tools do you need to create a new strategic plan?  How to build a business ecosystem that will drive leads and accelerate revenue - and how to use social and digital media to move your brand.


Budgeting and Forecasting in Today's Environment

From the HCAF Conference:  With reimbursement shrinking over the years and a variety of pre- and post-payment reviews and recoupments, budgeting and forecasting your agency's overall bottom line is a challenge now more than ever.  John Reiseinger of Innovative Financial Solutions delivers an informative session that will help you make sense of it all and help you chart a course for smoother seas when it comes to budgeting and forecasting for your agency as you set sail towards the new horizon of ACOs and Value Based Purchasing.


Retention & Recruitment Strategies for Home Care Agencies

From the HCAF Conference, Bob Roth of Cypress Homecare Solutions presents on how retaining and finding qualified caregivers is the number one challenge faced by agency owners and operators.  External influences, the repeal of the companion service exemption, ACA, and increasing minimum wage all congribue to this dilemma.  Learn from Bob to pick up retention and recruiting strategies, discover tools and resources that you may want to stop the bleeding and turnover.


Value Programming Requires Improved Clinical Outcomes: Here is how to produce them

From the HCAF Conference, Arnie Cisneros and Kimberly McCormick of Home Health Strategic Management deliver an excellent session on new care and programming models outlined in the Affordable Care Act that have now arrived.  Providers face new challenges that alter many of our historical community care delivery practices.  VBP, CCJR, readmission efforts and Alternate Payment Models require a shift from volume to value.  This presentation outlines the drivers that to elevate the value in your programs. 


The Value of Home Assessments: Going Beyond "Pick Up Throw Rugs"

From the HCAF Conference:  Current home assessment tools utilized by health care professionals are limited in substance and outcomes - appearing mostly as audits or checklists.  Carolyn Sithong leads this session about how these tools can limit environmental assessment capacity, while also understanding and overcoming the barriers that prevent patients from implementing home modifications that can help ensure their safety.