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.
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.
Opioid crisis in America has touched many lives and impacted the way we provide care to our patients. In this webinar we will review the recent Medicare guidelines for prescribing opioids and what agencies can do to protect their staff and patients.
Hospices are under focus for documentation to support Medicare claims by the Supplemental Medical Review Contractors. In this webinar we will identify the documentation requirements for each level of care and provide tips to improve your staff documentation.