Upcoming Events

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Webinar: Contracting Compliance Challenges in a Managed Care Environment

December 14, 2017
(Registration Deadline Dec 8, 2017)

Compliance and program integrity are pressing and important concerns for all agencies and plans functioning in the competitive managed care marketplace. Hear from one of the state’s compliance experts about common pitfalls and trouble spots that, if not handled properly, can result in violations of federal and state law, as well as recoupments or sanctions during federal and state audits. This interactive webinar will discuss common contracting compliance issues that stem from violations of federal and state Anti-kickback Statutes, improper incentive payments, potential violations of federal and state False Claims Acts and other program integrity issues.

Presented by: Rachel Hold-Weiss, RPA-C, JD, Partner, Arent Fox LLP

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Webinar: The 2018 Final Home Health Payment Rule and the Potential Impact of HHGM

December 20, 2017
3 to 4:30 p.m.

The Final Home Health Payment Rule for 2018 was released November 1; even though the Home Health Groupings Model (HHGM) was not finalized in the rule at this time, implementation may still be on the horizon in 2019 or 2020.

Beyond HHGM, the 2018 Final Rule for Home Health will have a major impact on agencies, including rate changes for 2018, changes to the Value Based Purchasing Pilot, and numerous considerations for HHQRP changes.

In this webinar, industry expert Melinda Gaboury will provide updates on what to expect in 2018, as well as how HHGM would affect you if finalized in later years.

A recording of the webinar will be available for 30 days following the live event.

This program is offered in partnership with the Association for Home & Hospice Care of North Carolina.

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The 2018 Home Health Conditions of Participation Interpretive Guidelines: 2-Part Webinar Series

January 9 & 10, 2018
3 to 4:30 p.m.

The long-awaited revised Home Health Conditions of Participation (CoPs) will be fully implemented January 13, 2018. This two-part webinar series will provide a review of the final Interpretive Guidelines for the CoPs. It is important that every home health agency becomes familiar with the Interpretive Guidelines to prepare for how and what official surveyors will look at when they come to your home health agency to determine compliance.

This series is led by Judy Adams, RN, BSN, HCS-D, AHIMA Approved ICD-10-CM Trainer at Adams Home Care Consulting, Inc., who is a well-known health care consultant and speaker with over 30 years of healthcare experience.

A recording of the webinar will be available for 30 days following the live event.

This program is offered in partnership with the Association for Home & Hospice Care of North Carolina.

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Northeast Home Health Leadership Summit

January 16-18, 2018
Boston

Gather with your northeast peers at the Summit for leaps and bounds of policy updates, hot-topic workshops, networking opportunities and more to support your superhero role in home health care during the Northeast Home Health Leadership Summit in Boston on January 16-18.

The Northeast Home Health Leadership Summit, now in its 16th year, is sponsored by the Northeast Home Health Leadership Collaborative, a consortium of state home care trade associations representing provider and associate members in the Northeast. The Home Care Association of New York State (HCANYS) and Homecare Alliance of Massachusetts are the engineers of this event. Members of the collaborative work closely together to bring you this insightful program.

Visit www.nehomehealthsummit.com for registration and other details.

Webinars for Home Health and Hospice Aides

HCA is sponsoring a series of webinars to provide training for home health and hospice aides. These programs are being offered on various dates from July 2017 to June 2018. Download the registration form at the link above for session details. Here are the next installments in the series:

December 14, 2017: The Aide’s Role in Understanding Depression
(registration deadline is December 7)

January 11, 2018: The Aide’s Role in Recognizing and Reporting Patient Abuse
(registration deadline is January 4)

February 8, 2018: The Aide’s Role in Dealing with Combative Dementia Patients
(registration deadline is February 1)

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Call for Presenters at HCA Education Programs

HCA Education and Research, the education arm of the Home Care Association of New York State, is seeking engaging educational sessions on timely, innovative and relevant topics for home health, palliative care and hospice industry professionals. Throughout the year, HCA hosts several signature events including our Annual Membership conference, as well as an array of educational workshops, webinars. If you are an industry expert and have an education program to pitch or feel you have some insights you can present as part of HCA’s education programming, please download our Call for Presenters form below for details on how you can participate in HCA education.  

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HCA Member Discounts on Wound Care Education Institute Courses for Clinicians

Online course and 5-day onsite courses woundcarelogo

HCA has partnered with the Wound Care Education Institute to provide HCA members with discounts on courses for wound and skin care management. These include an online class as well as upcoming five-day onsite courses. These courses offer an evidence-based approach to wound management, along with an opportunity for certification. 

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