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Clients, family members, and other referral sources are constantly looking for the most comprehensive portfolio of service options when choosing a private duty provider.  Safety along with convenience is critical for clients and the easier it is for them to receive physician ordered tests, the better! Portable imaging services performed in a client’s home offer a convenient, fast, and reliable solution. Take a brief walk through the history of portable x-ray services and learn about the technological advances which allow hospital-grade x-ray, ultrasound, and cardiac monitoring to be performed wherever a client calls home.  Examine the regulatory differences between portable imaging and fixed-site imaging providers, to ensure accurate and appropriate client care.  Set your agency apart from your competitors by considering the value a portable imaging partnership can bring to your clients and to your business. Read More

The Home Care Association of Florida (HCAF) invites you to join us for Home Care Connect, your fall gathering of local home care professionals taking place in 11 cities, plus two webinars! At the top of the meeting, guest speaker and Healthcare Provider Solutions CEO Melinda Gaboury, COS-C, will help you and your staff understand the alphabet soup of home health changes on the horizon, including: RCD – Medicare's Home Health Review Choice Demonstration for pre-claim or post-payment review of claims starting next year; PDGM – The Patient-Driven Groupings Model is widely viewed as the most dramatic overhaul of the Medicare payment system in nearly two decades, and set to go into effect in 2020; and, HHVBP – Next year is the second of the five-year Home Health Value-Based Purchasing Model, with reimbursement tied to quality at a maximum adjustment of +/– 5%. In addition, HCAF Executive Director Bobby Lolley, RN, and Director of Government Affairs and Communications Kyle Simon will also provide federal and state legislative and regulatory updates. With all of the major changes coming sooner than later – not to mention new CoPs, transition to OASIS-D, and EVV implementation for Medicaid home care services – no home health care agency leader should miss this opportunity to learn, connect, and prepare to position your agency to succeed in this new era of home- and community-based services. Course Author: Melinda Gaboury, Bobby Lolley RN & Kyle SImon Read More

The Home Care Association of Florida (HCAF) invites you to join us for Home Care Connect, your fall gathering of local home care professionals taking place in 11 cities, plus two webinars! Connect with industry colleagues, hear the latest industry updates and predictions on where our industry will be heading in the next year. Obtain practical information and guidance on how you can position your agency to succeed in this new era of home- and community-based services. At the top of the presentation, guest speaker and legal expert, Grant Kindrick, Esq., of Bleakley, Bavol and Denman will examine Workers’ Compensation laws, including travel-related injuries, and provide detailed information about employers’ responsibilities.Plenty of time will be allowed for questions. Additionally, HCAF Executive Director Bobby Lolley, RN, and Director of Government Affairs and Communications Kyle Simon will provide federal and state legislative and regulatory updates.   Course Author: Grant Kindrick, Esq.,  Bobby Lolley, RN, & Kyle Simon Read More

This important and informative one-hour webinar will be presented by health care attorney Lani M. Dornfeld, Esq. Lani will review the ongoing statewide moratorium in Florida on newly-enrolling home health agencies in Medicare, Medicaid, and CHIP, and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' (CMS) recently-revised Access Waiver Demonstration. CMS has revised the demonstration to waive certain requirements under the 21st Century Cures Act, to enable providers to receive Medicare, Medicaid, and CHIP payment for items and services within the provider’s approved service area for the demonstration. Some providers not previously able to benefit from the demonstration may now qualify based on the revised provisions, and may be able to apply to CMS for the waiver. Course Author: Lani Dornfeld, Esq. Read More

This "4 R" concept is a sure fire way to help any home care agency become known as one of the best in their community. Kevin will show attendees how to use education to help attract, keep and make your agency receive glowing marks from your client base which will boost the one R everyone wants more of …Revenue. Hiring practices, compliance, and continuing education can make your agency see less turnover and help you receive more positive reviews and referrals to help create a better bottom line. Course Author: Kevin Lambing Read More

Recent statistics show that something has changed at the Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) level. The overturn rate has drastically fallen over the past year. If you receive a denial of your claim-- how to meet the higher, more difficult standard that is being set? Now, more than ever, dealing with the Medicare appeals process can be confusing and frustrating. Gleaned from thousands of appeals and hundreds of hearings, we will address the appeal process, preparation, and presentation tips for ALJ hearings to push you towards success, including laying the groundwork during the entire Medicare appeals process to build toward a winning presentation. This also includes guidance on writing lower level appeals that both support payment at earlier levels and build a strong foundation for the hearing. For the ALJ hearing, it introduces procedural documents, administrative tasks prior to the hearing, how to prepare for the hearing, and presentation pointers to maximize the chance for a successful outcome. The appeals process is not an experience we wish to have, but home health agencies can put a positive spin on it as a staff development and learning opportunity. Course Author: Joseph Osentoski, BAS, RN-BC Read More

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