Upcoming Events

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NEW: September 5-6 Senior Financial Managers Retreat

September 5-6
Mohonk Mountain House
New Paltz

This signature finance program is for CHHAs, LHCSAs, hospice and MLTC to best prepare you for 2020 budgeting and forecasting with rate and finance policy updates from state Department of Health officials, the HCA policy team and national experts.

You’ll gain a final-stage PDGM readiness checklist to help ensure that you’ve considered what’s necessary to succeed, along with a comparative analysis of financial outcomes (pre- and post-PDGM) based on benchmark data using 2017-2018 claims.

We’ll cover the progress of changes to the payment and procurement of Fiscal Intermediary (FI) services. A special breakout session for LHCSAs will discuss revenue-cycle principles to help you track and quantify bonus and penalty payments under VBP risk arrangements.


Members Only: 6 HCA Strategy Sessions Coming to You This Summer on Next-stage DSRIP, MRT II & More

This summer, HCA invites you to a series of free, members-only regional strategy sessions. These sessions are being led by HCA’s Executive VP for Clinical and Program Affairs Rebecca Fuller Gray and HCA Policy Team colleagues. They seek insights from members on the best ways to represent home care in the next-stage DSRIP, MRT II and other formative discussions.

See the dates and register here.

No-Cost Workforce Training Available through Regional WIOs

No-cost trainings are available to your home care staff throughout the state of New York via the Workforce Investment Organizations (WIOs). Each WIO is approved by the state Department of Health to service one or more regions across the state through contracts with MLTC plans. The trainings are not only complimentary but they also offer the opportunity for wage replacements funds. HCA has created a special page linking to the various WIOs and their programs across the state


REGISTER: Discount Rates for NAHC PDGM Video, Webinar Series

HCA has arranged for our members to receive NAHC member discount pricing on a newly launched video and webinar series to help you get a handle on PDGM. Check your inbox for special promo codes or write to HCA’s Education Director Celisia Street (cstreet@hcanys.org) so we can verify your HCA membership to send you the codes.

  • PDGM Video Presentation: This 5-and-a-half-hour course provides you with an understanding of what PDGM will mean for your business. Leading industry experts will provide an overview along with covering the topics of clinical, financial, operations, business analytics, and technology. It’s like attending one of NAHC’s recent PDGM National Summits from the comfort of your home or office.
  • PDGM Webinar Series: If you attended the PDGM National Summits or watched the video presentation, but want a deeper understanding, this seven-part series is for you. These one-hour-long webinars will occur from May-August and can be watched in real time or at a later date depending on your schedule. They are more granular in nature and will focus on all parts of your agency, from operations to clinical management.

Webinars for Home Health and Hospice Aides

Various dates to June 11, 2020

Each live webinar runs from 3 to 4 p.m. A recording of each Webinar is accessible for 30 days following the live event.

Provide your home health and hospice aide staff with the benefits of webinar-based education that is convenient, cost-effective and with no limit on the number of participants through your registered site connection. Here is the next webinar in this 12-part series (see the full brochure below for all webinars):

  • July 11, 2019: The Aide’s Role in Client Centered Care (registration deadline is July 3). Speaker: Kathie Smith, RN, BSN. Client Centered Care focuses on the patient as an individual and takes into account the individual person’s likes, dislikes and what makes for a “good day” along with the tasks necessary to carry out the assigned plan of care. This webinar will focus on how to see the patient as a unique individual in providing patient center care.


Blueprint for OASIS Accuracy: OASIS D Data Set

September 23 & 24, 2019 Workshop
September 25, 2019 COS-C Exam

Your clinicians need regular OASIS training to stay up-to-date and maintain certification, plus OASIS-D includes the removal of more than a dozen items, along with other additions or revisions. HCA is sponsoring the acclaimed Blueprint for OASIS Accuracy Workshop and an optional COS-C Exam in NYC.


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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