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Realize the Benefits of Telehealth in Home Health & Hospice
Saturday, August 21, 2021, 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM PDT
Category: Events

Realize the Benefits of Telehealth in Home Health & Hospice

Date: August 21, 2021

Time: 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Location: Webinar

Registration: Online | Registration Form


Realize the Benefits of Telehealth in Home Health & Hospice 

As part of the CMS flexibilities to fight COVID-19, the use if telehealth and telecommunications technology is permitted in both Home Health and Hospice. CMS has gone one step further for Home Health and in the 2021 Final Rule, implemented permanent changes to the regulations regarding the use of telehealth and telecommunications. So, what does this mean for your agency? Join us for this informative webinar and learn how to realize the Benefits of Telehealth in Home Health and Hospice. 

Objectives

  1. Understand the telehealth regulations 
  2. Explain the benefits of telehealth use in home health and hospice   
  3. Discuss patient criteria for telehealth use 

PRESENTER
Sharon M. Litwin, RN, BSHS, MHA, HCS-D - Sharon Litwin is currently Senior Manager of Coding & Clinical Consulting at Healthcare Provider Solutions, Inc.  Sharon is the founder and was the senior managing partner of 5 Star Consultants, a national consulting and coding firm specializing in homecare and hospice services since 2003.  Sharon was an ACHC and CHAP surveyor, performing Medicare deemed surveys for ten years. She is a current ACHC Certified Consultant. 

Sharon assists homecare and hospice agencies in providing quality, meeting regulations, ICD-10 coding, OASIS, increasing outcomes and Star Ratings, and having continued survey readiness.  Sharon and HPS staff perform ICD-10 coding and OASIS reviews, QAPI, clinical record reviews, mock surveys and help agencies across the country stay in compliance.  Sharon is a regular speaker for education companies, state and national associations and publications.  

Continuing Education
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. (OBN-001-91))

RNs and LPNs must participate in the entire program in order for contact hours to be awarded.

Fees: 
Member - $157
Non-Member - $262

Convenience: Enjoy the convenience and cost-efficiency of a webinar – watch the speaker’s slide presentation on the internet while listening by telephone or through your computer’s microphone and speakers (VoIP). The cost of this education is per agency.

Prior to the webinar, a Zoom Webinar link will be e-mailed to you. You will need to click on this link to access the webinar, a dial-in number and an access code to listen in via telephone. You will also be sent any pertinent handouts if available and evaluation link.


Oregon Association for Home Care
1249 Commercial St. SE, Salem, OR 97302


Contact: Brandy Sweet - [email protected] - (503) 364-2733