Events Archive

Home Care Aide Webinar Series


  • Understanding Depression
    December 14, 2017
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Recognizing & Reporting Patient Abuse
    January 11, 2018
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Dealing with Combative Dementia Patients
    February 8, 2018
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Confidentiality and HIPPA
    March 8, 2018
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Assisting a Patient with Chronic PainA
    April 12, 2018
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Infection Control in Home Care & Hospice
    May 10, 2018
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Enhancing the Patient's Experience with the Home Care Bill of Rights
    June 14, 2018
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

An investment in staff education is an investment in quality customer service for all types of agencies.   Your direct care staff needs quality educational offerings on caregiver topics important to them, and we have it!  This specialized monthly webinar series, geared for direct home care staff, offers a one-hour educational webinar, plus a concise (more…)

Continue Reading

The Home Health Final Rule with Melinda Gaboury


  • December 20, 2017
    3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

    This final rule updates the home health prospective payment system (HH PPS) payment rates, including the national, standardized 60-day episode payment rates, the national per-visit rates, and the non-routine medical supply (NRS) conversion factor, effective for home health episodes of (more…)

Continue Reading

Unpacking the Long Term Care Mega Rule


  • January 9, 2018
    11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Unpacking the Long Term Care Mega Rule – Encouraging Collaboration and Patient-Centered Pharmaceutical Care in Nursing Facilities Webinar – Tuesday, January 9, 2018 11:30 am to 1:00 p.m. Eastern – Webinar Recording Available   On October 4, 2016, CMS released the Final Rule of the Reform of Requirements for Long-Term Care (LTC) Facilities. This is (more…)

Continue Reading

The HH COPs Interpretive Guidelines 2 Pt. Webinar Series


  • Part 1
    January 9, 2018
    3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  • Part 2
    January 10, 2018
    3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

The HH COPs Interpretive Guidelines 2 Pt. Webinar Series January 9 & 10, 2018 | 3:00-4:30pm EST The long-awaited revised Home Health Conditions of Participation will be fully implemented January 13, 2018. In this two-part webinar series, Judy Adams will provide a review of the final version of the Interpretive guide. Just as the final HH CoP (more…)

Continue Reading

Northeast Home Health Leadership Summit

Event Phone: 617-424-7000


  • January 16, 2018 - January 18, 2018
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

The Northeast Home Health Superhero Summit is the premier League … Alliance … Society … Squad … Legion … of home health agency executive masterminds from the Amazing Eight of northeast states (ME, NH, VT, NY, MA, CT, RI, NJ)! Gather with your northeast peers at the Summit for leaps and bounds of policy updates, hot-topic (more…)

Continue Reading

Violence in Home Health Care: Protecting Your Workforce


  • January 18, 2018
    11:30 am - 1:00 pm

January 18, 2018 11:30AM-1:00PM Webinar Recording Available   Workplace violence is a growing concern for the home health care industry and its workers. Although precise rates of violent events specific to the home health care industry are unavailable, it has been well established that health care workers in general, and specifically those in the nursing (more…)

Continue Reading

Why Staff Leave & How to Keep/Attract Them


  • January 23, 2018
    11:30 am - 1:00 pm

January 23, 2018 11:30AM-1:00PM Webinar Recording Available Program Summary Employers face major challenges when they consider the increasing difficulty of finding skilled people, a younger workforce with different attitudes about work, and a growing population of older workers heading toward retirement. Workforce challenges are among the top concerns for healthcare executives these days.  Organizations that are (more…)

Continue Reading

CQI – Meeting


  • January Meeting
    January 25, 2018
    9:15 am - 11:45 am
  • February Meeting
    February 22, 2018
    9:15 am - 11:45 am
  • March Meeting
    March 22, 2018
    9:15 am - 11:45 am
  • May Meeting
    May 24, 2018
    9:15 am - 11:45 am

(more…)

Continue Reading

Hospice ADRs


  • February 7, 2018
    11:30 am - 1:00 pm

February 7, 2018 11:30AM-1:00PM Webinar Recording Available   Program Summary The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) have the authority to perform pre and post payment medical reviews of hospice Medicare claims.  With an ever increasing focus on fraud, abuse and waste, ADRs (Additional Development Requests) have become a harsh reality for all post- (more…)

Continue Reading

Basics of QAPI in the New Home Health CoPs


  • February 13, 2018
    11:30 am - 1:00 pm

The new HHC CoPs require a formal Quality Assessment Performance Improvement (QAPI) program at every home health agency – can you meet this standard? Do you know the strengths and weaknesses in your current QA or QI program? This session will outline the requirements for QAPI in the new CoPs and offer an action plan (more…)

Continue Reading

Beyond HIPAA Training – The ABC’s of HIPAA Compliance


  • February 15, 2018
    2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Act now! All small breaches (fewer than 500) must be self-reported to the OCR in February! The Office of Civil Rights (OCR) issues fines to HIPAA- covered entities that fail to implement the necessary safeguards to secure protected health information. The Hospice of North Idaho was fined $50,000 for not protecting 441 records.  In (more…)

Continue Reading

Ethical Existential and/or Spiritual Care for Person of All Faiths and Ideologies: What All Disciplines Can Do


  • February 28, 2018
    11:30 am - 1:00 pm

February 28, 2018 11:30AM-1:00PM Webinar Recording Available Program Summary When we provide competent spiritual care, outcomes are improved for patients, families, professionals, and agencies.  Research indicates patients want to talk with their clinicians about spiritual concerns, but providers’ discomfort with the topic, lack of training, and a fear of breaching boundaries serve as significant barriers (more…)

Continue Reading

Private Duty Managers Meeting


  • March Meeting
    March 1, 2018
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • June Meeting
    June 7, 2018
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Septmenber Meeting
    September 6, 2018
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

HCANH’s Private Duty Forum will return from summer hiatus on Wednesday, September 20th.  Beginning with this meeting, the group will now also cover Choices for Independence issues. I invite members to attend! HCANH affinity groups are collegial, member-driven networking opportunities to share best practices, problem-solve challenges and delve into issues.  Rebecca Hutchinson, former director (more…)

Continue Reading

When All Plans Failed- Operational lessons learned from a well-planned disaster response that didn’t work


  • March 7, 2018
    1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

CMS’s Emergency Preparedness Rule went into effect November 15, and you worked hard to prepare. Done? No way. Are you ready for the reality check of an actual emergency? This case study will help your agency better prepare for the unthinkable. Hear the experiences of an agency that worked with local and regional groups, developed (more…)

Continue Reading

Skin and Wound Management Course – Onsite Exam Available


  • March 12, 2018 - March 16, 2018
    8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Skin and Wound Management Course – Onsite Exam Available! Monday, March 12, 2018 – Friday, March 16, 2018 Location: Concord, NH NAWCO® EXAM OR RECERTIFICATION ELIGIBILITY After submitting your course registration, you will be directed to the application page of the (more…)

Continue Reading

New England Home Care & Hospice Conference


  • April 25, 2018 - April 27, 2018
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Six States. One Conference. Hundreds of Attendees. The New England Home Care & Hospice Conference and Trade Show is the region’s premier event for home care and hospice agencies. It’s hosted by the six New England state home care associations, which collectively represent nearly 400 organizations. This coming year, the conference will be held at (more…)

Continue Reading

Hospice Coding 3-Part Series


  • May 1, 2018
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • May 15, 2018
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • May 29, 2018
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm

CMS requirements for coding, not only the terminal illness, but also the related and unrelated diagnoses, has created considerable challenges for hospices. Traditionally, hospices believed the official coding guidelines did not apply to hospice. Learning to apply the guidelines to hospice cases, including staying away from unacceptable primary diagnoses, getting medical director involvement, and determining (more…)

Continue Reading