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The Ohio Council for Home Care & Hospice (OCHCH) is a non-profit association that serves as the voice of health care at home in Ohio, advocating on behalf of the industry and the individuals and families we serve. We are a valuable resource to our members and provide expert analysis of the most current and pertinent regulatory, legislative and business information.

Education

OCHCH offers educational opportunities as part of a comprehensive set of tools and resources to support your agency’s clinical skills, managerial operations, and regulatory requirements. From frontline caregivers to health care executives, OCHCH education programs ensure agencies have the tools they need to thrive.

Advocacy

As the voice of health care at home in Ohio, OCHCH works together with our members to speak assertively and thoughtfully for the interests of the industry. OCHCH ensures our members’ interests are protected and supported by working alongside legislators and other policymakers.

Provider Support

OCHCH members get answers to the toughest compliance, reimbursement, and regulatory questions. Our Help Desk Online and our regulatory experts ensure members receive support for questions dealing with complex subjects.

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Recent News

  • Home Health Must Prepare for the Coming Revolution in Home Health Payment

     The Ohio Council for Home Care & Hospice will co-sponsor the PDGM National Summit on February 21, 2019 in Columbus The Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM) will revolutionize the payment methodology for all Medicare Home Health Agencies in the United States. Created by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), PDGM is slated to […]

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  • Help Stop Planned Cuts to Medicare Home Health Rates

    The Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM) is a significant change from the prospective payment model and creates new challenges for agencies. One major issue is the application of behavioral assumptions to make adjustments to rates. Making rate decisions tied to assumptions that are based on unknown future provider behavior can negatively impact home health providers and […]

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Upcoming Events

Presented in partnership with the Ohio Association of Health Plans (OAHP), this summit will focus on opening a dialog between attendees and OAHP. Attendees will gain information on managed care enrollment, prior authorization, contracting/credentialing appeals/grievances, Third Party Liability and recoupments & lookback reviews.

OCHCH Center for Excellence
1105 Schrock Rd, suite 140
Columbus, OH 43229
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This two-day workshop explains the key points of OASIS guidance, including the latest OASIS manual guidance for OASIS-D, the latest version of the CMS OASIS Q&A’s, and discusses assessment techniques to quickly and accurately gather information necessary to select the correct OASIS responses.

OCHCH Center for Excellence
1105 Schrock Rd, suite 140
Columbus, OH 43229
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The Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM) will revolutionize the payment methodology for all Medicare Home Health Agencies in the United States. Created by CMS, PDGM is slated to debut on January 1, 2020. To help home health leaders prepare, the Ohio Council for Home Care & Hospice (OCHCH), the National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC), the Home Health Financial Management Association (HHFMA), and the Forum of States are co-sponsoring this one-day summit on transitioning to the PDGM. All aspects of managing the change to PDGM, including operations, financial, clinical, data analysis, and technology will be covered in this one-day summit.

Renaissance Columbus Westerville-Polaris Hotel
409 Altair Pkwy
Westerville, OH 43082
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OCHCH is pleased to be co-sponsoring the PDGM National Summits in Columbus, Ohio on February 21, 2019. Registration is now open at https://t.co/Nar9CbS3Yr. https://t.co/IHeOS6q7jX via @YouTube

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The provider membership directory is a comprehensive listing of OCHCH members who offer home care and hospice services. Search for agencies based on location and services offered.

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