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QAPI Series, Part 2: Patient Satisfaction

  10/24/2017 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM EST

  Diane Link, RN, MHA Senior Clinical Consultant, BlackTree Healthcare Consulting

  49.00

Continuing Education This course is approved for 1 contact hour(s) of Continuing Education for: Nursing

Home Health Agencies are already learning about what the new Quality Assurance Performance Improvement (QAPI) program means for their business.  The new requirements for providers, which were introduced in the new Conditions of Participation for Home Health, are inclusive of Program Oversight, Executive Responsibility, Scope, Data and Activities.  This series will delve into the most important new elements of what your QAPI program should have.  This education session will help to provide an understanding of how Patient Satisfaction plays a more significant role in QAPI programs.

 

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Compliance Series, Part 1: The Change from Volume to Value

  10/25/2017 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EST

  Michael McGowan President, Opera Care, LLC

  39.00

Continuing Education This course is approved for 1 contact hour(s) of Continuing Education for: Nursing

The Penalty Box is our new 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.

This first session, led by Michael McGowan and Kristi Bajer of Operacare, is an overview that lays the foundation towards the direction the home care industry is moving.  Understanding the change from Volume to the Value of the Care delivered.

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Home Health CoP Series #4: Emergency Preparedness, Compliance and Clinical Record

  11/9/2017 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM EST

  Sharon Litwin, RN, BSHS, MHA Principal & Founder, 5 Star Consultants

  39.00

Continuing Education This course is approved for 1 contact hour(s) of Continuing Education for: Nursing

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued its final rule in January outlining the Medicare and Medicaid Conditions of Participation (CoP) for home health agencies. As we all know, this implementation of these new CoP’s was delayed until January of 2018.  

That is just over 1 month away -  NOT a lot of time to prepare as there are many new items and changes! 

In this fourth of a four-part series on the new Home Health Conditions of Participation, Sharon Litwin, of 5 Star Consultants, will educate your organization on the new Emergency Preparedness rule and CoP, the main changes in the compliance to laws CoP, and the main changes to the Clinical Record CoP.

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QAPI Series, Part 3: Referral & Resource Management

  11/14/2017 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM EST

  Diane Link, RN, MHA Senior Clinical Consultant, BlackTree Healthcare Consulting

  49.00

Continuing Education This course is approved for 1 contact hour(s) of Continuing Education for: Nursing

 Home Health Agencies are already learning about what the new Quality Assurance Performance Improvement (QAPI) program means for their business.  The new requirements for providers, which were introduced in the new Conditions of Participation for Home Health, are inclusive of Program Oversight, Executive Responsibility, Scope, Data and Activities.  The new requirement for QAPI is to include an organizational wide approach to performance improvement.  Referral and Resource Management is an integral part of an organization ability to grow and meet the needs of the community.

 

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Compliance Series, Part 2: Common OASIS Mistakes & How to Avoid Them

  11/15/2017 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EST

  Michael McGowan President, Opera Care, LLC

  39.00

Continuing Education This course is approved for 1 contact hour(s) of Continuing Education for: Nursing

 The Penalty Box is our new 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. 

Margins in home care continue to be reduced every year.  Additional therapy reimbursement is soon to be a thing of the past.  Showing good outcomes has never been more important. Getting your OASIS correct at the start of care (SOC) is the key to your agency’s success.  This session educates you on how to identify these oft-mistaken areas and correct them.

 

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Lower Extremity Wound Care

  11/16/2017 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM EST

  Myra Varnado, BS, RN, CWOCN Director of Clinical Services, Corstrata

  49.00

Continuing Education This course is approved for 1 contact hour(s) of Continuing Education for: Nursing

As the new HHGM model starts to unfold, Wound Care is going to be at the forefront of an agencies plans for success.  This session provides an introduction and differentiation of the most commonly seen lower extremity (LE) wound etiologies. The key components of performing a focused lower extremity exam, as well as appropriate management strategies are discussed.


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