Over 5 million adults in the United States are living with some type of dementia. It is estimated that number will rise to 14 million by 2050. Today 1 in 3 seniors dies with Alzheimer’s or dementia. As care providers we need to understand the impact dementia has on the patient and the family and what we can do to help improve their quality of life.
CMS has released the Final FY 2020 Hospice Wage Index and Payment Rate Update Rule. Included in the rule is changes to reimbursement for each level of care, significant changes to the Notice of Election and updates to the Quality Reporting Program. In this webinar we will take a deep dive into the final rule and identify steps agencies should take now to be prepared for 2020.
Over 28.2 million adults are diagnosed with heart disease that makes up 11.5% of the US adult population and these are only the ones that are diagnosed. As care providers we need to understand cardiovascular disease, early identification and treatment options so that we can educate our patients.
PDGM will impact every area of home health operations. Agencies need to begin their preparations by evaluating their current operations and identifying best practices for each department. In this session we will focus on the clinical department and the impact of therapy reimbursement and 30 day billing periods on care planning.
PDGM will impact every area of home health operations. Agency need to begin their preparations by evaluating their current operations and identifying best practices for each department. In this session we will identify how to evaluate the back-office functionality in an organization, impact of PDGM on the back office and tips for preparing your team.
Leaders can’t do it on their own. You need your team engaged and able to work together to reach improved patient and operational outcomes. Sounds easy right? In this webinar we will identify leadership skills that promote engagement, ways to improve staff engagement and identify team building activities that address weaknesses in your team.