Webinar

QAPI Series, Part 4: Revenue Cycle & Episode Management

12/12/2017 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM Eastern Standard Time

Presenter: Diane Link, RN, MHA Senior Clinical Consultant, BlackTree Healthcare Consulting

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.  Revenue Cycle Management is an integral part of an organization ability to grow and meet the needs of the community.

 

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When: 12/12/2017

Time: 2:00 PM EST

Duration: 01:15:00 minutes

Cost: $49.00 per person

Continuing Education This course is approved for 1 contact hour(s) of Continuing Education for: Nursing

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Description

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. Revenue Cycle Management is an integral part of an organization ability to grow and meet the needs of the community.

Education Overview

In this fourth session of a four-part series on the new QAPI initiative, Diane Link and Nick Seabrook of BlackTree Healthcare Consultants will focus on how to assess your agency’s Revenue Cycle and provide information on how to make improvements that will benefit your agency. The learning objectives for this webinar are:

  • Identify the various stages of Revenue Cycle
  • Identify benchmarks for usage in QAPI plans
  • Learn how to build a Performance Improvement Project plan for the Rev Cycle aspect of a QAPI program

There will be a sample PIP worksheet that you will receive as part of your Registration for this webinar.

*Curaport, LLC is an approved provider of Continuing Education by the California Board of Registered Nursing.  All states accept this certification for their licensure requirements.  No refund shall be given, except for any change in date or time or the webinar.  In such case, a full refund shall be given to the registrant upon their request.

About the Educators

Diane Link, BlackTree Healthcare Consulting - Diane Link has been a RN for over 25 years. She currently lives in Gettysburg PA and is a Senior Clinical Consultant for home health and hospice with BlackTree Healthcare Consulting. Diane has a Master’s Degree in Healthcare Administration from Mount Saint Mary’s University in Maryland and maintains her RN license in Maryland, Pennsylvania and New Jersey. She has a Green Belt in Lean Six Sigma. 

Diane is president of the board for the Maryland National Capital Home Care Association. She has received awards from the MNCHA over the years for her leadership and health care policy advocacy. Diane has published the Emergency Preparedness Manual for Home Care Providers in Maryland.

 

Jess Stover, BlackTree Healthcare Consulting - Ms. Stover’s work has focused on revenue cycle work and operational assessments with emphasis on project management and leadership surrounding accounts receivable reductions, revenue cycle redesigns, system implementation direction, compliance reviews, and audits for home health and hospice agencies. Ms. Stover has worked extensively within the revenue cycle departments in home health and hospice organizations across the country in leadership roles including director of revenue cycle and project manager for system implementation.

Jess is married to James and resides in Coopersburg, PA. Jess and her family started contributing to the Alzheimer’s Association annually to support further research and development for this association to find a cure. When Jess is not working her and her husband like to travel as much as possible. They love exploring a new place and culture together. She also likes to cook and trying new recipes.

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