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November 16, 2017
9:00AM-4:30PM

Home Care 201

OCHCH, 1105 Schrock Road, Suite 120, Columbus, OH 43229

Workshop Summary

This program has been developed to assist experienced home health managers to enhance the operational performance of their home care agency. Our introductory Home Care 101 course provides the basics of home care operations. Home care 201 is the next level. Improving clinical performance and financial management in a Medicare skilled home care agency is the focus of Home Care 201. Essential to improving agency operations is identifying clinical issues that impact performance.

This program will provide strategies to refine and improve billing performance as well as explain the important relationship between clinical and financial areas of the agency. This focus is important as the future viability of home care operations will be determined by the agency’s ability to remain current with changing regulations, the ongoing focus on patient outcomes, declining reimbursement, and closer scrutiny by auditors that can lead to denials. Attendees are strongly encouraged to bring to the program a written description of at least one problem that they need to resolve within their agency; the goal is to best serve the individual's purpose for attending the class.

Objectives

At the conclusion of this workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Recognize clinical issues impacting performance management
  • Discuss how to manage the relationship between clinical and financial areas of the agency to optimize performance in each area     
  • Identify the challenges and strategies to improve billing performance and reimbursement issues
  • Describe how to enhance financial performance through sound financial decisions in order to ensure the future of the agency
  • Discuss elements for certifying patients for the Medicare home health benefit
  • Discuss current audit activities and strategies to minimize denials
  • Discuss additional current issues impacting home health agency operations

Instructor

BethBeth Foster, RN, BA, CPHQ, is Director of Regulatory Affairs for the Ohio Council for Home Care and Hospice.  Her home care career began in 1989 as a visiting nurse, progressing into other positions including aide/intake coordinator, hospital system liaison, clinical care manager and director.  Previously she served as an Ohio Dept. of Health Surveyor for all provider types including Home Care & Hospice.  The presenters have declared no conflict of interest for this program and will present fairly and without bias.  

Who Should Attend? This workshop is best suited to individuals who have a minimum of 1 year experience in home health management and operation of an established Medicare certified agency.  

Continuing Education

Attendance for the entire program is required to earn Contact Hours.  A copy of the completed Continuing Education Certificate must also be submitted.  This program will provide contact hours to RNs, LPNs and Therapy (OT, PT, SLP) attending the entire presentation.  All other attendees will receive a Certificate of Attendance.  The planners have no conflict of interest in regard to this program.  No commercial support has been provided for this program. 

Ohio Council for Home Care and Hospice is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Ohio Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.  (OBN-001-91) (OH -157, 4/1/2019).

Location

This one-day workshop will be held at the Ohio Council for Home Care & Hospice, 1105 Schrock Road, Suite 120, Columbus, OH 43229.

Nearby Hotel

Crowne Plaza
6500 Doubletree Ave
Columbus, OH 43229
Phone: (614) 885-1885

The Crowne Plaza-Columbus North is only a short walking distance from the workshop location. A hotel room rate of $92 plus tax per night is available. This special OCHCH discounted rate is offered on a space available basis. Please call the hotel at (614) 885-1885 and ask for the Home Care & Hospice rate or CLICK HERE to be directed to online reservations. You may want to request a quiet room on the opposite side of the hotel from Interstate 71. 

Time 

Registration check-in is from 8:30 am to 9:00 am.  The educational program begins at 9:00 am and will end at 5:00 pm. 

What's Included

Included in your workshop registration price are the presentation, training materials, continental breakfast, lunch, and beverages.

Registration Fees

OCHCH Member   Prospective Member
 $195     First Person      $390     First Person
 $175     Each Additional Registration
from Same Agency
     $350     Each Additional Registration
from Same Agency

 To Register

Online:   Click Here

Print:     Registration Form

Fax:        (614) 899-0192

Mail:        
Send your completed registration form with payment to:

         OCHCH
         1105 Schrock Road, Suite 120
         Columbus, OH 43229

Cancellation

If you cancel your registration prior to five business days before the workshop, you will receive a refund less 25% for administrative costs.  All cancellations must be made in writing.  No refunds for cancellations or exchanges within four business day from the date of the workshop.  Substitutions in keeping with the registration policy (instruction #1) are permitted at any time.  If due to unforeseen circumstances OCHCH must cancel this event, registrants will receive a full refund. 

Deduction

Payments to OCHCH are not deductible as charitable contributions for federal income tax purposes.  However, payments may be deductible under other provisions of the IRS. EIN: 23-7299675

ADA

Any individual requiring special arrangements as stated by the Americans with Disabilities Act, please notify OCHCH at least 48 hours prior to the meeting at (614) 885-0434.

Questions

If you have questions about workshop, please contact OCHCH at (614) 885-0434 or jim@ochch.org


2017-11-16 09:00:00 2017-11-16 16:30:00 America/Detroit Home Care 201 Workshop Summary This program has been developed to assist experienced home health managers to enhance the operational performance of their home care agency. Our introductory Home Care 101 course provides the basics of home care operations. Home care 201 is the next level. Improving clinical performance and financial management in a Medicare skilled home care agency is the focus of Home Care 201. Essential to improving agency operations is identifying clinical issues that impact performance. This program will provide strategies to refine and improve billing performance as well as explain the important relationship between clinical and financial areas of the agency. This focus is important as the future viability of home care operations will be determined by the agency’s ability to remain current with changing regulations, the ongoing focus on patient outcomes, declining reimbursement, and closer scrutiny by auditors that can lead to denials. Attendees are strongly encouraged to bring to the program a written description of at least one problem that they need to resolve within their agency; the goal is to best serve the individual's purpose for attending the class. Objectives At the conclusion of this workshop, participants will be able to: Recognize clinical issues impacting performance management Discuss how to manage the relationship between clinical and financial areas of the agency to optimize performance in each area      Identify the challenges and strategies to improve billing performance and reimbursement issues Describe how to enhance financial performance through sound financial decisions in order to ensure the future of the agency Discuss elements for certifying patients for the Medicare home health benefit Discuss current audit activities and strategies to minimize denials Discuss additional current issues impacting home health agency operations Instructor Beth Foster, RN, BA, CPHQ, is Director of Regulatory Affairs for the Ohio Council for Home Care and Hospice.  Her home care career began in 1989 as a visiting nurse, progressing into other positions including aide/intake coordinator, hospital system liaison, clinical care manager and director.  Previously she served as an Ohio Dept. of Health Surveyor for all provider types including Home Care & Hospice.  The presenters have declared no conflict of interest for this program and will present fairly and without bias.   Who Should Attend? This workshop is best suited to individuals who have a minimum of 1 year experience in home health management and operation of an established Medicare certified agency.   Continuing Education Attendance for the entire program is required to earn Contact Hours.  A copy of the completed Continuing Education Certificate must also be submitted.  This program will provide contact hours to RNs, LPNs and Therapy (OT, PT, SLP) attending the entire presentation.  All other attendees will receive a Certificate of Attendance.  The planners have no conflict of interest in regard to this program.  No commercial support has been provided for this program.  Ohio Council for Home Care and Hospice is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Ohio Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.  (OBN-001-91) (OH -157, 4/1/2019). Location This one-day workshop will be held at the Ohio Council for Home Care & Hospice, 1105 Schrock Road, Suite 120, Columbus, OH 43229. Nearby HotelCrowne Plaza6500 Doubletree AveColumbus, OH 43229Phone: (614) 885-1885 The Crowne Plaza-Columbus North is only a short walking distance from the workshop location. A hotel room rate of $92 plus tax per night is available. This special OCHCH discounted rate is offered on a space available basis. Please call the hotel at (614) 885-1885 and ask for the Home Care & Hospice rate or CLICK HERE to be directed to online reservations. You may want to request a quiet room on the opposite side of the hotel from Interstate 71.  Time  Registration check-in is from 8:30 am to 9:00 am.  The educational program begins at 9:00 am and will end at 5:00 pm.  What's Included Included in your workshop registration price are the presentation, training materials, continental breakfast, lunch, and beverages. Registration Fees OCHCH Member   Prospective Member  $195     First Person      $390     First Person  $175     Each Additional Registration from Same Agency      $350     Each Additional Registration from Same Agency  To Register Online:   Click Here Print:     Registration Form Fax:        (614) 899-0192Mail:        Send your completed registration form with payment to:          OCHCH         1105 Schrock Road, Suite 120         Columbus, OH 43229 Cancellation If you cancel your registration prior to five business days before the workshop, you will receive a refund less 25% for administrative costs.  All cancellations must be made in writing.  No refunds for cancellations or exchanges within four business day from the date of the workshop.  Substitutions in keeping with the registration policy (instruction #1) are permitted at any time.  If due to unforeseen circumstances OCHCH must cancel this event, registrants will receive a full refund.  Deduction Payments to OCHCH are not deductible as charitable contributions for federal income tax purposes.  However, payments may be deductible under other provisions of the IRS. EIN: 23-7299675 ADA Any individual requiring special arrangements as stated by the Americans with Disabilities Act, please notify OCHCH at least 48 hours prior to the meeting at (614) 885-0434. Questions If you have questions about workshop, please contact OCHCH at (614) 885-0434 or jim@ochch.org OCHCH, 1105 Schrock Road, Suite 120, Columbus, OH 43229