Home Health care is one of the rapidly growing areas of the health care industry. Home health aides are helpful in providing assistance and personal care to patients who need it due to many reasons like illness, any kind of disability, cognitive impairment, and advanced age. Home health aides may work with patients as a part of hospice care program and assist patients in different ways from companionship to basic health assistance like:
• Medication monitoring
• Organization of schedules and appointments
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As year-end approaches and we look forward to many new changes. Value Based Purchasing Rollout, OASIS-E implementation, rates changes, etc. join us for the Home Health Regulatory Update that will be based on the Home Health 2023 Final Rule and any other necessary regulations. The Ohio Council for Home Care & Hospice is an approved provider of continuing education by the Ohio Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Fueling growth, advancing quality in health care, and advocating for the industry have been at the heart of what we do since 1982. This year, the National Association for Home Care & Hospice wants to celebrate one of the most meaningful touchstones of our industry – connection. The art of connecting is how we together support more than two million nurses, therapists, aides, and other caregivers that provide in-home services to 12 million Americans. Connection is key to promoting health and preventing illness – understanding experiences, perspectives, combined with the power of communication, is how we'll continue to impact home care and hospice. So let's link up, lead, and plan big changes in home care and hospice. Changes brought on by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic have already accelerated developments in health care with at-home technologies and testing, telehealth, robots, and Zoom annual check-ups. This increase in interconnectivity has signaled significant changes in the industry while further underscoring the need for real human connections.
In the wake of COVID-19, CMS has taken a number of steps to make it easier for patients to be treated remotely, using telehealth. Many home health and hospice agencies have expressed interest in this treatment approach and are still evaluating whether or not to implement its use in their agency. Unfortunately, there is still a lot of confusion with regard to the use of telehealth when providing home health or hospice care. During this webinar, we will try to address a number of your questions in this regard. Join attorneys Ashley Morgan and Jennifer Papapanagiotou for a discussion of the current home health and hospice telehealth environment and the risks that your agency may face should you choose to employ this type of care.
An Effective Home Health Quality Program is a key component to a well-run organization. This session will focus on understanding the Home Health QAPI CoP and knowing the rules for the condition. We will detail the steps for building a successful QAPI program as well as developing action plans to ensure your agency’s QAPI program is effective. You will learn how utilizing your Home Health QAPI program to the fullest will improve your agency’s compliance and performance.
PEPPER Reports have swiftly become the forefront of everyone’s concern when it comes to Home Health Medicare Medical Review. The PEPPER which is data that is gathered strictly from the from processed claims information, carries a very heavy weight in the decision – to Medically Review an agency or NOT. Many of the targets calculated within the PEPPER give home health agencies detail insight into the claims’ details that may have been overlooked causing issue with the target calculations. Home Health Agencies should be heightened aware that everyone they do not want to review their PEPPER data, indeed are! This session will take you through key elements in the PEPPER targets and how to review the data in your organization to determine how they can be improved, if needed. With the switch to PDGM there has been an update to PEPPER Targets….don’t miss the update.
For the next phase in the evolution of health care, providers and health-care institutions will need to rethink and revamp their investments in innovation and in traditional forms of care. At-home health care models are being developed and implemented to meet the patient where they are. On May 25, the Health Care Council of Chicago (HC3) in collaboration with Ziegler will host a conversation to discuss at home health models and the reimbursement dynamics associated, as well as the advancement of digital tools that are evolving the way we remote monitor and address the needs of patients in ways that is most convenient and conducive to their condition.
Mobility and interoperability are crucial to the continued transition of extending healthcare services into patients’ homes. Learn how VITAS Healthcare, a leading provider in hospice and palliative care services, has transformed the patient and clinician engagement experience through a mobile-first strategy. The mobile device is the clinical workstation for caregivers today at VITAS.
During the webinar you will learn about how VITAS Healthcare used technology to enable an industry leading mobility program, inclusive of end-to-end asset management that integrates mobile device management and carrier data back into a single repository. You’ll also discover a healthcare roadmap for clinical device management, best practices for implementing the technology and how to gain executive buy-in through measurable outcomes.
This session will cover the top 5 survey deficiencies and how to avoid them. This session will outline those top deficiencies and review the documentation that is REQUIRED in the chart to avoid the deficiency. Best practice for your agency charts, processes, etc. will be detailed so that agencies realize how the surveyor is going to review the elements related to the Conditions of Participation. Key elements that surveyors find deficient in agency records will be outlined and reviewed.
This annual event offers continuing education, practice information, and legislative updates for HHAC members and other Home Care, Home Health and Hospice professionals in the Rocky Mountain region. Education sessions are designed to be applicable to all sectors and levels of the profession and will provide the latest techniques and trends as well as basic skills. Online registration closes on Wednesday, April 27 , 2022. Note: Limited onsite registrations will be available at an additional $30. You must be a current member of HHAC to receive the member rates.
During this webinar, we will review the top 5 home health errors, the guidelines that are associated with these errors and corrective actions that you can take to ensure that your claims are being submitted properly.
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Our May 4th, 2021 EXPO. health Experience features Jane Sarasohn-Kahn, Health Economist, Advisor, and Trend Weaver who will be sharing "How the Pandemic Has Accelerated the Home as Our Health Hub." The coronavirus pandemic accelerated trends re-shaping health care already in place at the beginning of 2020. Since the emergence of COVID-19 in the U.S.
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