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QAPI Series, Part 3: Referral & Resource Management

  •   Webinar
  •   11/14/2017
  •   Diane Link, RN, MHA

 

This education session is approved for one (1) contact hour of Continuing Education for Nursing

Home Health Agencies are already learning about what the new Quality Assurance Performance Improvement (QAPI) program means for their business.  The new requirements for providers, which were introduced in the new Conditions of Participation for Home Health, are inclusive of Program Oversight, Executive Responsibility, Scope, Data and Activities.  The new requirement for QAPI is to include an organizational wide approach to performance improvement.  Referral and Resource Management is an integral part of an organization ability to grow and meet the needs of the community.

 

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Home Health CoP Series #4: Emergency Preparedness, Compliance and Clinical Record

  •   Webinar
  •   11/9/2017
  •   Sharon Litwin, RN, BSHS, MHA

*This course is approved for one (1) contact hour of Continuing Education for Nursing 

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued its final rule in January outlining the Medicare and Medicaid Conditions of Participation (CoP) for home health agencies. As we all know, this implementation of these new CoP’s was delayed until January of 2018.  

That is just over 1 month away -  NOT a lot of time to prepare as there are many new items and changes! 

In this fourth of a four-part series on the new Home Health Conditions of Participation, Sharon Litwin, of 5 Star Consultants, will educate your organization on the new Emergency Preparedness rule and CoP, the main changes in the compliance to laws CoP, and the main changes to the Clinical Record CoP.

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QAPI Series, Part 2: Patient Satisfaction

  •   Webinar
  •   10/24/2017
  •   Diane Link, RN, MHA

 

This education session is approved for one (1) contact hour of Continuing Education for Nursing.

Home Health Agencies are already learning about what the new Quality Assurance Performance Improvement (QAPI) program means for their business.  The new requirements for providers, which were introduced in the new Conditions of Participation for Home Health, are inclusive of Program Oversight, Executive Responsibility, Scope, Data and Activities.  This series will delve into the most important new elements of what your QAPI program should have.  This education session will help to provide an understanding of how Patient Satisfaction plays a more significant role in QAPI programs.

 

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Effective Management of GI Ostomies in the Post-Acute Setting

  •   Webinar
  •   10/17/2017
  •   Myra Varnado, BS, RN, CWOCN

*This education session is approved for one (1) contact hour of Continuing Education for Nursing 

Wound Care continues to be an area of clinical focus in the Post-Acute Care setting.  Managing patients with GI ostomies (colostomies and ileostomies) is a challenge in the post-acute setting. These procedures have high 30-day readmission rates and post-acute staff often have limited knowledge on managing this patient population.

Register today to learn how to effectively treat these wound patients, and earn a CE for Nursing!

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Home Health CoP Series #3: Infection Control and QAPI

  •   Webinar
  •   10/10/2017
  •   Sharon Litwin, RN, BSHS, MHA

*This course is approved for one (1) contact hour of Continuing Education for Nursing 

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued its final rule in January outlining the Medicare and Medicaid Conditions of Participation (CoP) for home health agencies. As we all know, this implementation of these new CoP’s was delayed until January of 2018.  That is just over 2 months away -  NOT a lot of time to prepare as there are many new items and changes! 

In this third of a four-part series on the new Home Health Conditions of Participation, Sharon Litwin, of 5 Star Consultants, will educate your organization on the new Infection Control CoP, and also dive deep on the main changes with the New QAPI CoP. 

 

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Proposed Home Health PPS Rule 2018 - Part 3

  •   Webinar
  •   10/3/2017
  •   John Reisinger, CPA

*This education session is approved for one (1) contact hour of Continuing Education for Nursing

This final session will focus on the changes that will financially impact the industry at the agency level as compared to the projected impact to the industry as a whole that CMS identifies (-0.4%).  Important statistic:  at least one CBSA for 2018 is looking at a reduction of at least 16% for all 918 payment rates, and 218 CBSAs are looking at average payment reductions greater than the -0.4% projected by CMS.  Do you know what this change will be for your agency?  Do you want to know?  Then this education session is for you!

 

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