Introducing RCTCLEARN.NET, Our Online eLearning Portal

Enhance Your Training Program with Unlimited Access to Our Online eLearning Portal! RCTCLEARN.NET provides quality continuing education (CE) training to agency professionals, aides, LPNs, RNs, therapists, and volunteers. This online learning resource provides agencies and their employees with unlimited access to more than 100 courses for professionals and paraprofessionals. View the Course Catalog. OCHCH Education […]

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Home Health Must Prepare for the Coming Revolution in Home Health Payment

 The Ohio Council for Home Care & Hospice will co-sponsor the PDGM National Summit on February 21, 2019 in Columbus The Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM) will revolutionize the payment methodology for all Medicare Home Health Agencies in the United States. Created by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), PDGM is slated to […]

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Celebrating the Critical Role Aides Play in Home Care and Hospice

This week, November 14 – 20, we celebrate Home Health Aide Week. Home health aides are a critical part of the health care at home industry. Home health aides provide assistance with basic daily living tasks, including light housekeeping, preparing meals, personal care services, and companionship. “The aide is the center of the care we […]

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OCHCH Led EVV Provider Readiness Advisory Group Holds First Webinar

(above: OCHCH Executive Director, Joe Russell leads the webinar.) On Friday, August 24, OCHCH hosted a webinar, EVV Basics, as part of its efforts with the recently formed EVV Provider Readiness Advisory Group. Led by OCHCH, the EVV Provider Readiness Advisory Group is a coalition of providers and stakeholders, including other associations and state agencies, that was formed to […]

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Ohio EVV Timeline Remains Unchanged

Recently, President Trump signed H.R. 6042 into law, extending the deadline for states to comply with the Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) mandate by one year from January 1, 2019 to January 1, 2020. The bill does not require states to delay implementation of EVV but delays the Federal Medical Assistance Percentages (FMAP) reduction for states that do not come into […]

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