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With caregiver turnover rate at an all time high and unemployment rate at the lowest it’s been in 50 years, it’s more difficult than ever to recruit and retain caregivers.  However, despite the caregiver shortage, some agencies are able to continue to grow their home care agencies and private duty divisions by being intentional about their processes and building a pipeline of talent.  Join HCAF as we welcome Helen Adeosun, CEO of CareAcademy, to gain insights on how to recruit and retain caregivers at every stage of your business. Course Author: Helen Adeosun Read More

On September 30, 2019 the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services finalized two home health policy changes in the Federal Register that impact your agency. Join Home Health Solutions CEO J'non Griffin for a brief webinar presentation to review these changes, which include: DISCHARGE PLANNING The long-awaited final rule, effective next month, that scales back what an agency is required to do when discharging a patient. HOME HEALTH AIDE SKILL COMPETENCY TESTING A separate rule clarifying home health aide skill competencies, effective immediately. Course Author:  J’non Griffin, RN, MHA, WCC, HCS-D, HCS-H, COS-C Read More

We don’t have to be superheroes or super human to be on top of our game! Cheryl Peltekis, RN, is a mom of five, and has also owned and operated a home health, hospice, and private duty agency since 1995. Her home health agency is Joint Commission-accredited and 5-star-rated and located in Pennsylvania, a non-Certificate of Need state, which is crawling with competition. This presentation tells her story and is one that will be familiar to many in the industry. Cheryl currently is on a mission of helping get over one million patients/clients identified to receive services by post-acute providers that deliver services in patients’ homes! Speaker/Course Author - Cheryl Peltekis, RN Read More

The Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM) represents a wholesale change in how home health agencies will operate in the future. Significant changes will affect all elements of care production and delivery, but there has been little in terms of clinical and operational specifics as to how to manage staff and programs for quality care outcomes. Prepare your agency by attending this progressive presentation which outlines operational and management models to assure PGDM success in value terms. Course Authors:  <!--td {border: 1px solid #ccc;}br {mso-data-placement:same-cell;}--> Kim McCormick, RN,BSN & Arnie Cisneros, PT  Read More

The most significant change in Homecare Reimbursement in 20 years will go into effect January 2020. The Patient Driven Groupings Model - PDGM is complicated, confusing and overwhelming. CMS has provided some data on the revenue impacts and new PDGM components, but there is more to be considered. Revenue Cycle, from beginning to end, will require changes to adapt. Preparing now is essential in being prepared for the PDGM onslaught. Course Author:  <!--td {border: 1px solid #ccc;}br {mso-data-placement:same-cell;}--> Melinda A. Gaboury, COS-C Read More

The Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM) will go into effect January 1, 2020. This is the most massive change to the home care industry reimbursement structure since the introduction of the current Prospective Payment System in October 2000. The new payment model dramatically impacts agency operations, processes, and performance. Agencies must develop and implement plans to successfully transition to PDGM. Part one of this four-part series will highlight how the change to a 30-day payment model will bring significant back office changes specific to the claims processing and collections. Course Author: Sharon Litwin, RN, BSHS, MHA, HCS-D Read More

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