• @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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    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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  • This workshop provides attendees an up-to-date overview of the state requirements for a Medicare/Medicaid and Department of Aging certified home health agency. Gain knowledge of the Conditions of Participation (CoPs) and rules, case management, the role of Medicaid’s oversight contractor, and Medicaid managed care. Discussion will include State Plan Home Health and Private Duty Nursing Services, Ohio Home Care Program, PASSPORT Waiver; and Assisted Living Waiver.

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  • @7 Miles Smokehouse
    Join OCHCH Executive Director, Joe Russell and other home care and hospice leaders at the 7 Miles Smokehouse in Chillicothe to discuss important topics impacting your agency and the futures of health care at home.
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  • @OCHCH Center for Excellence

    Knowing and understanding Hospice Quality Reporting is vital for positive hospice patient outcomes as well as avoidance of potential negative financial impact. This workshop will discuss the evolution of Hospice Quality Reporting, current and future Hospice Quality Reporting requirements, ways to make your Hospice Quality program more robust and ways to get buy-in from front line staff as well as leadership in the organization.  6.5 contact hours to RNs, LPNs and clock hours for Social Workers

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  • @OCHCH Center for Excellence

    Most errors in specimen collections occur during the collection process. This workshop provides an overview of techniques in phlebotomy basics for clinical assessments, annual review training, and other educational competencies. The intended audience for this training is any clinical professional trained in venipuncture. There will be a hands-on portion to practice proper techniques! Topics also include proper specimen handling to maintain specimen integrity and new regulations and standard protocols. 3 contact hours for RNs and LPNs.

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  • @Manhattan’s Pub & Cheer
    Join OCHCH and other home care and hospice leaders for our After Hours networking event at Manhattan's Pub & Cheer in Toledo. We will look at opportunities to improve reimbursement and strategies for lowering the regulatory burden.
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  • Get current on Medicare Billing and get prepared for the Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM). Presented by Melinda Gaboury, this two-day in-depth workshop will help improve your agency's billing procedures. Find out what you need to know now to be effective with Medicare PPS billing and help prepare your agency for the implementation on PDGM.

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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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  • OCHCH is excited to introduce this new workshop, designed for hospice professionals that are stepping into a management role. This program provides hospice-specific information that helps leaders and managers develop the skills they need to meet the challenges and changes they face in managing successful hospice programs, systems and caregivers.

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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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  • This two-day coding workshop will provide in-depth working knowledge of ICD-10 coding, strategies for compliance with ICD-10, and prepare attendees for the ICD-10 certification test. Attendees will be able to demonstrate proficiency in complex coding scenarios and be ready to tackle home care and hospice charts back at the agency. Registration will open soon. 

  • @Greater Columbus Convention Center

    The conference is the largest gathering of home care and hospice professionals in Ohio. With more than 20 breakout sessions, this two-day event covers important issues impacting the industry and helps to prepare your agency for success. Registration will open in June.

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