• @Renaissance Columbus Westerville-Polaris Hotel

    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.

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  • @OCHCH Center for Excellence

    This workshop provides an up-to-date overview of the operations of a Medicare certified home health agency. You will gain knowledge of the Conditions of Participation (CoPs), Medicare Manuals (PPS billing requirements, plan of care completion, and skilled, intermittent, homebound, reasonable and necessary care), survey preparation, and the role of clinicians in driving financial results. You will also learn about the role of OASIS and adverse events in agency operations, the Ohio Home Care Program (Medicaid) and PASSPORT.  This workshop offers CEs to RNs, LPNs, OTs, PTs, and SLPs.

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  • @OCHCH Center for Excellence

    The purpose of this workshop is to give attendees an up-to-date overview of the operations of a Medicare/Medicaid certified hospice. The participants will gain knowledge of the Conditions of Participation (CoP), describe Medicare certification and licensure, define hospice core services, levels of care, plans of care, notice of election, revocation, discharge and transfer. A brief overview of the billing process for Medicare and Medicaid and the basic elements of cost reporting will also be provided. This workshop provides contact hours to RNs and LPNs .

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  • The Ohio Departments of Medicaid and Aging are aligning the four NF-based level of care waivers (MyCare Ohio, Ohio Home Care, PASSPORT and Assisted Living) and establishing ONE set of rules, practices, monitoring, and service codes. This webinar will discuss the modernization of Ohio’s 1915(c) waivers in an effort to align with Ohio Medicaid’s Overall Quality Strategy, alignment of waiver functions based on lessons learned in MyCare Ohio, achieving operational and administrative efficiencies throughout waivers, and building of a rational, sustainable delivery system that is not fragmented and works well for members and providers regardless of the payer source.

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  • @Black Horse Tavern at The Golden Lamb
    Join OCHCH and other home care and hospice leaders on March 7th for our After Hours networking event in Lebanon. We will look at opportunities to improve reimbursement and strategies for lowering the regulatory burden.
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  • @Burntwood Tavern
    Join OCHCH Executive Director, Joe Russell and other home care and hospice leaders to discuss important topics impacting your agency and the futures of health care at home.
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  • @Red Brick Sports Pub
    Join OCHCH and other home care and hospice leaders on March 14th for our After Hours networking event in Athens. We will look at opportunities to improve reimbursement and strategies for lowering the regulatory burden.
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  • @OCHCH Center for Excellence

    This program has been developed to assist experienced home health managers enhance the operational performance of their home health 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 health agency is the focus of Home Care 201. This workshop provides contact hours to RNs and LPNs.

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  • April 2 and/or April 3  |  Crown Plaza Columbus North The annual Palmetto GBA Home Health and Hospice Workshops have been expanded this year to include breakout sessions discussing PDGM, Hospice Billing Dos and Don'ts, Manage Care Plans, and EVV. The Palmetto Updates will cover important information on what you need to know for 2019, top denials, documentation, Targeted Probe and Educate (TPE), and much more. Both days will have the same agenda, allowing you to choose which topics you would like to attend with your 1 or 2 day attendance pass. 6.5 contact hours per day for RNs and LPNs.

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  • @OCHCH Center for Excellence

    This full-day workshop will provide an introduction to ICD-10-CM for coding professionals and clinicians looking to achieve proficiency in the coding system. This program begins with ICD-10 conventions and sequencing guidelines. Attendees will have plenty of practice accessing the index in finding the codes, noting tabular list instructions, and then on to coding simple, common home health scenarios. This program will provide contact hours to RNs, LPNs, PTs, SLPs and OTs.

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  • @OCHCH Center for Excellence

    This course prepares nurses to take the certification exam for hospice and palliative nurses. This 2-day workshop will review the special knowledge of hospice nursing care as well as disease progression. Regulatory aspects of the Medicare benefit are also included. Topics covered include: methods of establishing care goals, the principles of effective pain management, pain assessment, common symptoms at the end of life, pharmacological and non-pharmacological interventions that can be included in the plan of care, the management of dying, grief, and bereavement in any care setting, and moreThis program provides 11 contact hours to RNs and LPNs.

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