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.
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.
Home health and hospice providers take care of the most vulnerable residents in our community. We need to be prepared and prepare out patients on how to respond during all types of emergencies. In this webinar we will review the CMS Emergency Preparedness Requirements with a focus on how to respond to the most common emergencies including weather emergencies, biological emergencies and man-made emergencies.
The Home Health Care industry is set to experience the largest and most expansive overhaul to its payment system with the looming Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM). As our nation’s healthcare system slowly but surely inches towards an outcome- and value-based reimbursement model – Home Health is now squarely in the midst of this seachange. This webinar will help you and your agency understand the scope and scale of this most significant development in Homecare.