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 continuing education with our workshops, webinars, online learning solutions, regional regulatory meetings, as well as our Annual Conference and Trade Show. We have a staffed help desk for regulatory and procedural questions and finally, we provide a community of agencies to provide support and help each other find success in serving others!
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.
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.
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.
By Alexandra Weingarth Policy and Advocacy Director As the COVID-19 crisis continues to trickle into the summer days, the state of Ohio has been making steps to reopen the economy and to reopen Ohio’s businesses. There has been a lot of changes in and around the world as we begin to adapt to the “new […]
Advocacy in Action- Electronic Visit Verification- Alterative Vendor Certification ExtensionBy Alexandra Weingarth Policy and Advocacy Director As some of you are aware, alternative EVV vendor certification was to be completed by June 30th, 2020- for those of you that were not aware, no worries, the deadline is now extended! We know that our members have worked diligently […]
- Jan 1 REPORTING REQUIREMENTS FOR HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES (HHS) FOR THE CARES ACT PROVIDER RELIEF FUNDS
Program Overview: Proper tracking and reporting of CARES Act Relief Funds is critical to your agency. This program will walk you through how to appropriately track and report those expenses and lost revenues. This program will focus on the quarterly reporting requirements for Health and Human Services (HHS) for the CARES Act Provider Relief Funds. The report needs to capture COVID-19 related expenses and lost revenues. The first report is due July 10. Presenters: Dave Macke and Scott Jump - VonLehman and CompanyLearn More
- Who we are and what jurisdiction we cover
- What we do, our program scope and services
- Why we do our work, our relationship with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
- Discussion on home health, and hospice services
- OutcomesPresenters: Leigh Thomss, BSN, RN Jodi Benberg, BSN, BS
OCHCH is proud and excited to bring you a new education series "Trauma Informed Care for Veterans". This two part series targeted audience will be Hospice, Palliative Care and Home Health nurses, social workers and chaplains. Course Description: The impact of trauma especially trauma experienced in war, is far reaching and affects every aspect of life. By implementing a trauma-informed care approach, both staff and clients work together in a framework that produces improved outcomes. This Trauma Informed Care training program will equip nurses, social workers and chaplains to better understand the impact of Trauma in the lives of Veterans. This program will equip your staff to better serve your local Veteran population resulting in improved care. The training program will consist of five elements:
- Trauma Informed Care for Veterans webinar #1—June 24
- Participants will be given a link to a series of three Trauma Informed Care trainings which have CEs attached and are each one hour in length. The participants will have until July 8, 2020 to complete the trainings.
- Trauma Informed Care for Veterans webinar #2 –July 14
- Doing the work
- Provider Support Calls
- Trauma Informed Care background
- VA/local Hospice Partnership
- VA Telemental Health
- VA Benefits
- How the Trauma Informed Care for Vets program will work
- Veteran Resources
- Questions and Answers
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