Webcasts are available live and on audio CD
2013 Live Webcasts
Billing Best Practices: Efficiently and Effectively Managing Your Billing Process - presented by Lynn Labarta, BS
12/19/13: 2014 Home Health PPS Final Rule Analysis - presented by Arnie Cisneros, PT
2014 Live Webcasts
01/16/14: ICD-10 Coding Proficiency for Home Health: Coding Conventions and Structure - Part 1 - presented by Joan L. Usher, BS, RHIA, COS-C, ACE
02/27/14: ICD-10 Coding Proficiency for Home Health: Coding Diabetes, Respiratory Diagnoses, and Aftercare - Part 2 - presented by Joan L. Usher, BS, RHIA, COS-C, ACE
03/20/14: ICD-10 Coding Proficiency for Home Health: Coding Neurological Diagnoses, Circulatory Diagnoses, and Wounds - Part 3 - presented by Joan L. Usher, BS, RHIA, COS-C, ACE
04/17/14: ICD-10 Coding Proficiency for Home Health: Implementing an Action Plan - Part 4 - presented by Joan L. Usher, BS, RHIA, COS-C, ACE
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2013 Webcasts Now Available on Audio CD
OASIS-C: Perfecting Pressure Ulcer Data Element Completion - presented by J'non Griffin, RN, MHA, WCC, HCS-D, COS-C and Heather Calhoun, RN, BSN, HCS-D, COS-C
In this 90-minute webcast, expert speakers J’non Griffin, RN, MHA, WCC, HCS-D, COS-C, and Heather Calhoun, RN, BSN, HCS-D, COS-C, will ensure agencies understand the different stages of pressure ulcers and how to incorporate that into the scoring of the OASIS. Griffin and Calhoun outline the stages of pressure ulcers, what tissue types may be involved and how this information can be accurately documented in OASIS-C. Also, this show will cover the recently proposed changes to the OASIS data set and how the proposed OASIS-C1 would change data collection for pressure ulcers.
Therapy Documentation Improvement Strategies - presented by Cindy Krafft, PT, MS
Continued scrutiny on home health agencies and the recommendation of more external audits, means that defending medical necessity is critical to long-term survival. Join expert Cindy Krafft, PT, MS, to learn how your agency can improve therapy documentation quality to protect payment and ensure compliance.
OASIS-C 2013 Update: Are you prepared for the changes coming? - presented by Lu Post, RN, MN, COS-C
Join OASIS-C expert Lu Post, RN, MN, COS-C, as she reviews current updates that affect the OASIS, common challenges OASIS-C presents and how to use the assessment to ensure quality and appropriate payment.
Survey Preparation: Readiness Strategies and Standards Compliance - presented by Cheryl A. Pacella DNP(c), HHCNS-BC, CPHQ
Maximize your survey readiness with tips and strategies from expert Cheryl A. Pacella DNP(c), HHCNS-BC, CPHQ. During this webcast you will learn what to expect when a surveyor visits, how to properly prepare both charts and staff, and create an approved corrective action plan.
Hospice Audits: Strategies to Minimize Audits and Denials from MACs - presented by Annette Lee, RN, MS, HCS-D, COS-C
Hospices are facing more scrutiny and audits from their MACs than ever before. Our expert speaker provides practical strategies to minimize the risk of ADRs and help your facility avoid an impact to its bottom line.
HIPAA Privacy and Home Health: Ensuring HIPAA Compliance in the Non-Traditional Healthcare Setting - presented by Brittany H. Cone, CHC and T. Andrew Graham
The recent release of the HIPAA Final Rule increases home health agency’s susceptibility to HIPAA privacy violations and concerns. In this 90 minute webcast, expert speakers Brittany H. Cone and T. Andrew Graham outline potential threats to patient privacy and how home health agencies can get into trouble. They demonstrate how agency staff members can ensure patient privacy and HIPAA compliance across the continuum of care.
ICD-10: A Roadmap to Implementation - presented by Joan L. Usher, BS, RHIA, COS-C, ACE
To ensure a successful transition to ICD-10, home health agencies will need to understand the new coding system and focus on the appropriate level of documentation needed for OASIS. In this 90-minute webcast, expert Joan L. Usher, BS, RHIA, ACE, will discuss the areas impacted by ICD-10, the 18-month timeline of tasks that should take place for a successful implementation, and what agencies may encounter during the first three months after implementation.
Care Plan Production: The Future for Nursing and Therapy - presented by Arnie Cisneros, PT
Creating an effective care plan now can better prepare clinicians and therapists for the increased scrutiny they will undoubtedly face due to ACOs. In this 90-minute webcast, expert Arnie Cisneros, PT, will outline the common inefficiencies in home health care plans today, and explain how creating an effective care plan can prepare clinicians and therapists for the future of home health reform.
Agency Quality Performance Improvement Strategies - presented by J’non Griffin, RN, MHA, WCC, HCS-D, COS-C
Agencies often lack the strategies needed to both measure quality care and ultimately improve it. In this 90-minute webcast, expert J’non Griffin, RN, MHA, WCC, HCS-D, COS-C, will focus on the types of quality measures available, how OASIS drives the quality care improvement process, and how OASIS data can be used to define and implement an OBQI/OBQM plan within your agency.
Clinical Documentation: Looking at the Big Picture - presented by J’non Griffin, RN, MHA, WCC, HCS-D, COS-C
Due to staff turnover and lack of staff education, clinicians are often ill-prepared when documenting services and lack an overall understanding of OASIS and its purpose. In this 90-minute webcast, expert J'non Griffin, RN, MHA, WCC, HCS-D, COS-C, will focus on the big picture of clinical documentation and how improving it can protect your agency from ADRs and denials, thereby ensuring quality patient care.
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