• @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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  • Join OCHCH Regulatory Affairs Director Beth Foster, Hospice Regulatory Director Kathy Royer, and other home care and hospice leaders on July 18th from 11:30 am until 2 pm at the Portsmouth Public Library for an important update on regulations impacting the home care and hospice industry. This is a free event, and lunch will be provided. Registration is required. Questions? Contact OCHCH at (614) 885-0434. Register online or fax this form to (614) 899-0192.

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  • Join OCHCH Policy & Advocacy Director Alexandra Weingarth and other home care and hospice leaders on July 18th from 4 to 6 pm for our After Hours networking event at Amato's Wood Fired Pizza located at 668 N. Sandusky St in Mount Vernon.  At this Let’s Act Series event, we’ll discuss how exactly do we get Medicaid rate increases. We’ll look at opportunities to improve reimbursement and strategies for lowering the regulatory burden. This is a FREE event, and appetizers and beverages will be provided. If you have questions, please contact OCHCH at (614) 885-0434. Register online at www.ochch.org or fax this form to 614-899-0192.

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  • Join OCHCH Executive Director, Joe Russell and other home care and hospice leaders at the J Marie's Wood-Fired Kitchen and Drinks to discuss important topics impacting your agency and the futures of health care at home. Location: 7 W. Auglaize St Wapokoneta, OH  United States  45895  

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  • CMS requirements for coding, not only the terminal illness, but also the related and unrelated diagnoses continue to create considerable challenges for hospices. Hospices have learned that the official coding guidelines do apply to hospice. Learning to apply the guidelines to hospice cases, including staying away from unacceptable primary diagnoses, getting medical director involvement, and determining who is ultimately responsible for coding have been some of the challenges. In this 3-part series coding expert Lisa Selman-Holman will discuss these regulatory mandates, providing strategies and solutions for compliance, and provide insight into coding guidelines.

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  • CMS requirements for coding, not only the terminal illness, but also the related and unrelated diagnoses continue to create considerable challenges for hospices. Hospices have learned that the official coding guidelines do apply to hospice. Learning to apply the guidelines to hospice cases, including staying away from unacceptable primary diagnoses, getting medical director involvement, and determining who is ultimately responsible for coding have been some of the challenges. In this 3-part series coding expert Lisa Selman-Holman will discuss these regulatory mandates, providing strategies and solutions for compliance, and provide insight into coding guidelines.

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  • Increase your understanding of the regulatory aspects and ethics of diagnosis coding and utilize lots of examples to increase your skills, proficiency, speed and accuracy in choosing the appropriate ICD-10-CM codes. Increased dependence on coding for payment means increased scrutiny from the government.

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  • CMS requirements for coding, not only the terminal illness, but also the related and unrelated diagnoses continue to create considerable challenges for hospices. Hospices have learned that the official coding guidelines do apply to hospice. Learning to apply the guidelines to hospice cases, including staying away from unacceptable primary diagnoses, getting medical director involvement, and determining who is ultimately responsible for coding have been some of the challenges. In this 3-part series coding expert Lisa Selman-Holman will discuss these regulatory mandates, providing strategies and solutions for compliance, and provide insight into coding guidelines.

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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

    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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  • @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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