Blueprint for OASIS Training & Certification, November 4-6
Training, Devens, MA
Experience the comprehensive and nationally acclaimed two-day Blueprint for OASIS Accuracy workshop and learn to confidently teach, audit, and collect OASIS-D items accurately. Through guided, expert instruction, and participation in problem-solving discussions and application scenarios, achieve mastery of the OASIS items, conventions, and the latest data collection rules.
Rather than provide opinions, assumptions, or unfounded interpretations, the “Blueprint” presenters will model reliance on CMS guidance documents and provide and demonstrate strategies for how to find defendable answers to your OASIS questions.
HCA Members: $429/Person
PDGM Comittee Meeting, November 18
Networking Meeting, 10:00-12:00, Milford, MA
Clinical Leadership Development and Care Coordination Under PDGM
PDGM introduces complex challenges and heightens the importance of efficient discipline utilization while maintaining quality care outcomes. The role that the clinical manager plays in this care management process can make or break success under the new model. This session will cover strategies for effective collaboration of care and agency leadership development in order to maintain focus on patient-centered quality care delivery.
HCA MEMBERS ONLY!!
PDGM Clinical Episode Management Webinar, November 21
Online Webinar, 2:00-3:30PM
Clinical episode management takes on an even more critical role under PDGM. This session will describe how effective clinical episode management is the foundation for improving both patient and agency
outcomes as well as improving regulatory compliance. We will review tactics for management of the 30 day payment period and explain the new LUPA thresholds and show that effective clinical episode management will be key to ensure patients are receiving appropriate, cost-effective, quality care. We will discuss strategic planning for implementation of clinical episode management best practices within the agency, and strategies to enhance communication and collaboration between all disciplines.
HCA Members: $79/Line
PDGM Billing Series, December 2, 3, 4, & 5
Online Webinar Series, 11:00AM-12:30PM
PDGM is fast approaching and a lot of changes are coming with it. HCA has partnered with Melinda Gabourey, CEO of Healthcare Provider Solutions, to put on a 4-part webinar series, each 90-minutes long! The series will run daily from 11:00AM-12:30PM.
• PDGM Structure & Financial Impact
• PDGM Coding & OASIS Integrity
• PDGM Operational Decision Necessities
• PDGM Revenue Cycle Changes
HCA Members: $79/Line per Webinar -OR – $299/Line for Full Series
Non-Members: $149/Line per Webinar -OR – $549/Line for Full Series
2019 Financial Management Conference, December 10
Conference, Worcester, MA, 9:00AM-4:00PM
This years financial conference will cover topics on PDGM, VBP, Billing Compliance, and Managed Care. The following PDGM session will be by Mike Care of Axxess:
PDGM is almost here, now is the time to ensure you are ready for the changes. This session will review where you should be, and how to get there if you’re not. Carr will provide a high level overview of PDGM as well as understanding how past performance will be impacted by PDGM. Other elements to be discussed include technology challenges, therapy impact, and measures for survival.
HCA Members: $149/Person
2020 Leadership Summit Pre-Conference, January 28
Conference, Boston, MA, 1:00-4:30PM
Vision Quest: Refining Your Personal Leadership Style for Success Under PDGM and After
We will start the summit with an interactive exploration of what industry and leadership issues you are hear to work on! After breaking it all down, we will engage in some self reflection on your leadership journey to date and how that has or has not got your prepared to meet today’s challenges. The session will continue with an instructional tutorial that will help to make you a better more confident and ultimately successful leader. Put it all together with a set of top industry experts on the journey to PDGM success.
Go to http://www.nehomehealthsummit.com for more information!
PDGM Impact on Therapy Practice, March 5
Online Webinar, 1:00-2:30PM
CMS has changed the PPS case mix system “to rely on patient characteristics to set payment for therapy and non-therapy services and should no longer use the number of therapy visits as a payment factor.” The practice patterns and therapy compensation creep associated with the PPS methodology up until 2020 will fit poorly with a case mix system not relying on a therapy visit number. However, practice pattern changes do not occur as abruptly as payment changes.
This session will review the new Patient Driven Groupings Model (PDGM) and how therapy can and should impact the groupings within their own agency. We will then apply reasonable and necessary plans of care to typical home health conditions and link them to the outcomes agencies strive to achieve. Participants will learn to prepare changes in practice and to demonstrate the value therapy services can bring to the home health agency.
HCA Members: $79/Line
Journey to PDGM Success Seminar by Axxess, November 5
HCA of MA Members receive a $50 discount on their registration.
Use code: HCAMA2020 at check-out!
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