Northeast PDGM Summit 3.12.19

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The Home Care Hospice & Palliative Care Alliance of NH will co-sponsor with the National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC), the Forum of State Associations, and the Home Health Financial Management Association, a PDGM Summit on March 12, 2019.

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Is your agency prepared to deal with the most consequential changes to impact home health in decades? The Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM) will revolutionize the payment methodology for all Medicare Home Health Agencies in the United States. PDGM, created by CMS, is slated to debut on January 1, 2020. Agencies must prepare immediately for these important regulatory changes. Significant operational and organizational reforms must be undertaken by your agency in early 2019 to successfully transition to PDGM.

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To enable home health leaders to successfully manage this new payment landscape, we invite you to join us for a one-day summit on transitioning to the PDGM. This in-depth summit, will cover all aspects of managing the change to PDGM — operations, financial, clinical, data analytics, and technology.

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PDGM is critical to your future success.

PDGM represents the most significant change in the Medicare home health program in the 21st Century. It will radically change the payment methodology, including the unit of payment, the case mix adjuster, Low Utilization Payment Adjustment standards, and payment for Non-Routine Medical Supplies.

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You must begin preparing immediately!

Home Health Agencies must initiate significant organizational and operational changes in early 2019 in order to successfully transition to PDGM. Join us for our PDGM Summit on March 12, 2019 for an intensive one-day program that will prepare your Medicare HHA for the PDGM revolution.

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Why should you attend?

It is critical for you to have the new tools and knowledge necessary to understand and adapt your business to these important changes. These in-depth, one-day summits will cover all facets of managing change to PDGM – operations; clinical; financial; data analytics; and technology. Faculty drawn from the top home health consulting firms in the nation will provide you with the skills you need to smoothly and successfully transition to PDGM.

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Take action now!

Faculty for this session includes:

FinancialWilliam Simione IIISimione Healthcare Consultants
FinancialChris AttayaStrategic Healthcare Programs (SHP)
ClinicalKim SkehanSimione Healthcare Consultants
ClinicalGina MazzaFazzi Associates
OperationsTim AsheFazzi Associates
OperationsLaura Page-GreifingerQuality In Real Time (QIRT)
Data AnalyticsChris AttayaStrategic Healthcare Programs (SHP)
TechnologyTBDTBD

For more information, visit: pdgm2019.NAHC.org. Register with the link above.

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Registration:

Our partners in MA are corrdinating registration for this event. New Hampshire members are eligible for the member rate. See your e-mail (or contact the office) for the promotional code.

Members: $199/Person

Non-Members: $399/Person

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There is a room block available for $129/Night ++ on Monday night (3/11) and Tuesday night (3/12). Please call hotel at 413-584-3100 and mention you are with the Home Care Alliance of MA program to get the discount.

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PAYMENT POLICY*:HCA of MA now requires payment in advance. If we have not received payment before the event, you will be asked to provide it or proof of incoming payment in order to attend the meeting. Please be sure to send your open invoice to your accounting department so there are no problems.

Cancellation Policy: Submit cancellation requests by email to Michelle Burton at mburton@thinkhomecare.org. 
$25 or 25% cancellation fee, whichever is more, between 7 days and 24 hours of event. No refund for same day cancellation or no-show. Refund assumes registration paid in advance. Unpaid registrations remain payable, adjusted only for approved cancellation as above.

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