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 Beth Foster, RN, BA, CPHQ, CEHCH CMS allows telehealth encounters for home health face-to-face encounters. These encounters must meet two-way audio and visual component requirements. When conducting telehealth encounters, it must be evident that both the audio and video portions were conducted. The practitioner can state what he or she observed, thus showing that […]
- HOME HEALTH: Face-to-Face Encounter Must Be Audio/Video Telehealth Question: I submitted an RCD F2F telehealth visit that was denied. Palmetto states the visit must be both audio and video. The F2F took place on 04/10/2020. The claim is being non-affirmed. Is there any way around this? Not sure how to proceed with this claim. The SOC was 03/16/2020. [...]Learn More
Case Management Home Health – November 3, 2020 | 3:00pm-4:00pm EST Presenter: Charlie Breznicky 1.0 Nurse Contact Hour for Live Webinar Only
- Care Team Members
- Case Management Process
- Areas of Focus
- Visit Utilization
- LUPA management
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
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