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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

  • New GG Items Are the Biggest Change with OASIS-D

    OASIS-D was implemented on January 1, 2019. According to the OASIS-D Guidance Manual, published by CMS, the main reason for the revision is “to increase standardization across post-acute care (PAC) setting to enable calculation of standardized, cross settings QMs, pursuant to the IMPACT ACT.” The Outcome and Assessment Information Set (OASIS) was first implemented by […]

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  • Review Choice Demonstration: Providing You with Tools to Prepare

    A Review Choice Demonstration (RCD) Toolkit is now available in the Member Portal on our website at www.ochch.org. Created by OCHCH’s Home Health Committee, the toolkit provides an overview of RCD, explains how it will be implemented, and provides examples of Face to Face documentation, regulatory articles, and audit tools. To access the new toolkit, […]

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Upcoming Events

Medicare reforms slated to begin over the next three years will alter the Home Health model in various ways. Rehab therapists will experience many programming changes from the new Value Models. This 3-part webinar series will outline how those areas will affect therapists working in homecare, discuss Star Ratings and what they say about your rehab care, and provide an overview of Medicare-Required Rehab Documentation.  Webinar Dates: January 24, 31, and February 7, 2019. CEs will be given to RNs, LPNs and PTs.
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Medicare reforms slated to begin over the next three years will alter the Home Health model in various ways. Rehab therapists will experience many programming changes from the new Value Models. This webinar will outline how those areas will affect therapists working in homecare. CEs will be given to RNs, LPNs and PTs.
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Value-Based Purchasing (VBP) expands nationally in 2020, and home health providers will have their rates affected by their Star Ratings. Learn how Star Ratings define your skill to Medicare and their beneficiaries, and how to produce and maintain 5-Star rehab scores. CEs will be given to RNs, LPNs and PTs.
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ACHC through 1.25.19
HealthCare-Synergy - exp. 11.21.19

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DID YOU KNOW... By 2020, 56 million Americans will be 65 and older. That's only 1 year away! 9 out of 10 want to remain in their homes. As baby boomers age, the need for assistance will only increase. Local Area Agencies on Aging provide resources. #HomeCare @OhioDeptOfAging

Several really good resources make this list of blogs to follow.

Nick and Todd from @BlackTree_HC are just two of the #experts coming to Columbus on February 21 for the PDGM National Summit. Get your #homehealth agency prepared for this payment methodology change! Learn more and register at https://t.co/AwBnhb8YS8. #pdgm2019 #education

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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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