March 4 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
The purpose of this introductory program is to give attendees an up-to-date overview of the operations of a Medicare certified home health agency. The participants will gain knowledge of the Conditions of Participation (CoPs), Medicare Manuals (defines PPS billing requirements, plan of care completion, and skilled, intermittent, homebound, reasonable and necessary care), an overview of survey preparation and process, and the role of clinicians in driving financial results. Individuals will gain an understanding of the role of OASIS and adverse events in agency operations. The Ohio Home Care Program (Medicaid) and PASSPORT will also be discussed. This program offers continuing education credits to RNs, LPNs
This program will address:
- Informational links and resources of federal and state governments.
- CoPs and the requirements for survey.
- OASIS, OBQI/OBQM reports used by an agency.
- Fundamentals of HIPPA (Code Sets, Privacy, Security)
- Guidelines for home health eligibility – skilled care/homebound
Kathy Royer, RN, MBA, DMin, CHPN, CHPCA is the Regulatory Director for the Ohio Council for Home Care and Hospice. She is a registered nurse with more than 22 years of experience in hospice. She served as a corporate division director with a demonstrated history of improvement in quality scores. She has expertise in hospice and hospital environments. Kathy is skilled in corporate leadership development, operations management, regulatory consultation, coaching, Palliative Care, team building, and as a cultural change agent.