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Home Health Nuts & Bolts - 4-Day Virtual Program for Home Health Clinicians and Leaders
Tuesday, January 23, 2024, 7:00 AM to Friday, January 26, 2024, 11:00 AM PST
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Home Health Nuts & Bolts - 4-Day Virtual Program for Home Health Clinicians and Leaders

Date: January 23-26, 2024

Time: 7:00 AM - 11:00 AM PST

Location: 4-Day Virtual Program

Registration: OnlineRegistration Form

Home Health Nuts and Bolts is unlike any Home Health 101 or 201 class you’ve ever attended. This is a virtual, intensive 4-day program presented by Corridor. The program is designed to reinforce the regulatory and compliance components of home health for all clinicians and individuals in leadership positions in home health organizations. OAHC Members may attend this course at the discounted rate of $399 per person. Physical course materials and a questionnaire will be sent to registrants in advance, so please register early!

About the Program
This program, developed and taught by Corridor, covers the Home Health Conditions of Participation in detail, including the Medicare benefit from a clinical perspective including eligibility, face to face and recertification. The PDGM payment model will be covered including common successes and failures. Throughout the program, focus is placed on the regulatory requirements surrounding clinical documentation and the importance of accuracy as it relates OASIS, 5-Star Ratings, and HHVBP.

Quality Assessment Performance Improvement will be covered in detail, including how QAPI and corporate compliance work hand in hand. Compliance and all aspects of compliance and risk will be covered, including details on enforcing agencies.

Objectives of Home Health Nuts and Bolts:

  • Understand the basics related to the Home Health Conditions of Participation
  • Identify documentation requirements regarding:
    • Eligibility
    • Compliance
    • OASIS
    • Recertification
    • Plan of Care
  • Understand the PDGM payment model
  • Describe the QAPI program and how it is related to Corporate Compliance
  • Identify areas of Risk and the entities that enforce compliance

Register before January 10 to ensure timely delivery of a hard copy of Home Health Quickflips. Attendees who register after January 10 will still receive the hard copy, but we cannot guarantee it will arrive before the workshop.

Day One - January 23, 2024

7:00 - 7:15am     Introductions and Introduction to Program
7:15 – 8:15am    The Home Health Medicare Benefit

  • Philosophy of the Home Health Benefit
  • Home Health Services
  • Determining What is Covered
  • The Role of the Ordering Provider(s)
  • Face to Face

8:15 – 8:45am    Break & Prize Wheel

8:45 - 9:30am     PDGM (Patient Driven Grouping Model):

  • History of Home Health Payment: How Did We Get Here and Where Are We Going?
  • PDGM Payment Model
  • Common Successes Under PDGM
  • Common Problems Under PDGM
  • Connectedness with Utilization and Cost & Impact to Clinicians
  • Foundation for the Integrated Assessment Tool
  • Who, What, and When for the OASIS?
  • Impact of OASIS

9:30 ‐11:00am                Outcome Assessment and Information Set (OASIS)

Day Two - January 24, 2024

7:00 – 8:30am    Key OASIS Items InterviewPayment Items
  • HHVBP Items
  • Five Star Items

8:30 – 9:00am    Break & Prize Wheel

9:00 – 10:00am      Diagnosis Coding
  • What is Diagnosis Coding and Why is it Important?
  • Why Accurate Coding is Essential
  • Ensuring Your Comprehensive Assessment Gathers the Necessary Information for an Accurate Claim
  • The Maze of Medicare
  • Medicare Eligibility Criteria
  • Conditions of Participation
  • Alphabet Soup Uncovered - MACs, RACs, UPICs, SMRCs, and more!

10:00 – 11:00am           Regulatory Requirements and Responsibilities: The Clinician’s Perspective

Day Three - January 25, 2024

7:30 – 8:30am                   Four Critical Rights: Patient, Services, Documentation, and Reimbursement

  • Eligible Patients: Quick Review
  • Comprehensive Assessment
  • Plan of Care
  • Coordination of Care
  • Documentation

8:30 – 9:00am                   Break & Prize Wheel
9:00 – 11:00am                 Preparing for a Survey

  • EVERYONE is involved - and How to Prep for Each Role
  • The Conditions of Participation vs. Payment Rules
  • Types of Survey, Structure of Survey, Top 10 Deficiencies

Day Four - January 26, 2024

7:00- 7:45am                     Emergency Preparedness & Infection Control
  • Understand the Components of Emergency Preparedness Plan
  • Understand the Risk Assessment
  • Understand Training and Testing Requirements
  • Three Components of Your Infection Control Program
  • Survey Focus
  • Review of Eligibility
  • Review of Medical Record
  • Supporting Detailed Documentation

7:45 - 8:30am                    Creating a Culture of Eligibility
8:30 – 9:00am                   Break & Prize Wheel

9:00 – 10:00am                 Proof of Excellence: Home Health Quality Reporting and QAPI
  • QAPI in the Age of Public Reporting
  • HH QRP: What You Need to Know
  • Individualizing the POC
  • Building a Culture of Compliance

10:00 – 10:45am              Future of HH QRP: Potentially Preventable Hospitalization (PPH) Measure and Strategies

10:45 – 11:00am                Questions, Review, and Resources

About the Presenter
Annette Lee, RN, MS, HCS-D, COS-C
Annette is a registered nurse, with a Master’s in Health Care Administration, practicing since 1990, with the majority of her nursing experience in home health. For over a decade she worked with the CMS Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC) where she provided review of, and education on home health and hospice documentation. Annette then began providing outreach and provider education regarding Medicare reimbursement issues and effective documentation strategies, assisting providers with ADRs and appeals. Today she marries together her experience in the “real world” and the inside knowledge of Medicare to ensure providers can meet the requirements of CMS, and ensure compliant, efficient operations. She presents nationally on the Conditions of Participation, (COPs), OASIS, PDGM, HIS, LCDs, and documentation and coverage for both the home health and hospice benefits. Annette holds both the Certificate for OASIS Specialist-Clinical and the Home Care Coding Specialist-Diagnosis certification.

Member - $399
Non-Member - $599

Confirmation: Prior to the webinar, a Zoom link will be e-mailed to you. You will need to register through this link to attend the webinar. After registering via Zoom, you will receive a confirmation email which will include a join 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.

Registration Fee: The registration fee covers one individual and one continuing education (CE) certificate (if applicable). Multiple site participation from individuals within your agency will require separate registration. For example: if your agency has paid for 1 participating registration but 3 people from your agency would like to attend a receive CE credit, your agency will need to pay a separate registration fee for all 3 participants. In addition, if your agency has sent in 1 registration but 3 people from your agency register through the Zoom link, your agency will be invoiced the registration fee for the additional 2 registrations. The handouts will be emailed to you to the email address you provide. Please feel free to provide an additional email address as a backup.

No cancellations once registration has been received

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