Events Archive

PDGM – 4-Part Preparedness Series (Essentials for Success!)


  • PDGM Structure and Financial Changes
    August 6, 2019
    10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • PDGM Coding & OASIS Integrity
    August 7, 2019
    10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • PDGM Operational Decision Necessities
    August 13, 2019
    10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • PDGM Revenue Cycle Changes
    August 14, 2019
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

WEBINAR          August 6th, 7th, 13th, &14th – 10am- 11:30am Is your agency prepared for the all the changes that will come with PDGM? This 4-part webinar series with Melinda Gaboury will give you the essentials your agency will need to prepare for PDGM. This series will cover coding changes, OASIS integrity, financial structure changes, LUPA’s, (more…)

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Hospice Coding Series


  • August 8, 2019
    11:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • August 15, 2019
    11:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • August 22, 2019
    11:30 am - 1:00 pm

CMS requirements for coding, not only the terminal illness, but also the related and unrelated diagnoses continue to create considerable challenges for hospices. Hospices have learned that the official coding guidelines do apply to hospice. Learning to apply the guidelines to hospice cases, including staying away from unacceptable primary diagnoses, getting medical director involvement, and (more…)

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2019-2020 Caring Connection Aide Series


  • Nutrition and Hydration
    August 8, 2019
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Advanced Directives & Patient Rights
    September 12, 2019
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • HIPAA & Confidentiality
    October 10, 2019
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Alzheimer's & Dementia
    November 14, 2019
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Maintaining Client Dignity
    December 12, 2019
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Falls Prevention
    January 9, 2020
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • February Topic TBA
    February 13, 2020
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Infection Prevention & Control
    March 12, 2020
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Home Care Safety
    April 9, 2020
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Animals in Patient Care
    May 14, 2020
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Recognizing Violence & Patient Abuse
    June 11, 2020
    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 newsletter (more…)

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Beginner Coders Series


  • August 13, 2019
    11:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • August 21, 2019
    11:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • August 28, 2019
    11:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • September 4, 2019
    11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Accurate coding is essential under to assure appropriate reimbursement.  The Patient Driven Groupings Model (PDGM) only complicates the already cumbersome process.  Prepare more of your staff with this 4-part webinar Series for Beginner Coders. The series will provide attendees with an overview of how to assign codes and examine coding guidelines which are significant for (more…)

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PDGM: Electronic Medical Record Readines


  • August 15, 2019
    2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

  August 15, 2019 | 2:00-3:00 PM ET Faculty: Matt Garcia Description: Is your Electronic Medical Record ready for PDGM? What should you be expecting from your EMR? What education and training has been provided to help you (more…)

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Clinical Management of PDGM Risks


  • August 16, 2019
    2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

August 16, 2019 | 2:00-3:00 PM ET Faculty: Karen Vance Description: This session will start with reviewing the risk areas that can be mitigated by clinical management, and provide some measures to assess your own agency’s readiness for (more…)

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HOSPICE VOLUNTEER EDUCATION DAY


  • August 21, 2019
    8:00 am - 2:30 pm

The 7th ANNUAL HOSPICE VOLUNTEER EDUCATION DAY What do I say? What do I do? – Connecting with People with Dementia   Wednesday, August 21, 2019 Location: Audubon Society of NH 84 Silk Farm Road, Concord, NH Member agencies of the Home Care, Hospice & Palliative Care Alliance are invited to send Hospice volunteers. Alliance Member (more…)

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Becoming a Better Leader


  • Characteristics of a Leader
    September 4, 2019
    9:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Recognize & Manage Conflict
    September 18, 2019
    9:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Accountability
    October 9, 2019
    9:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Team Building
    October 23, 2019
    9:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Project Management
    November 6, 2019
    9:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Putting it all Together
    November 20, 2019
    9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Leadership training is aimed at teaching leaders new skills and helping people realize their potential. Every home care and hospice agency needs a succession plan for it’s critical positions. Cultivating leaders from within is key to organizational stability. That is why the Home Care, Hospice & Palliative Care Alliance of New Hampshire is bringing (more…)

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Critical Conversations in LBGTQ & End of Life Care


  • Critical Conversations- LGBTQ
    September 10, 2019
    11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Gender and sexual minorities may have specific experiences, needs and preferences that health and social care professionals need to be aware of to provide the best possible care at the end of life. Current discussions of dying and death in the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) community need to go farther than just (more…)

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Coding Update for FY 2020


  • September 11, 2019
    1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Primary diagnosis changes and more could be overlooked under PDGM changes. Be ready!     Clearly there will be big changes in 2020.  This webinar goes beyond providing your staff with the code changes for October 1st and combines the impact to home health case mix as well as a review of the coding guideline (more…)

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Rehab Managers Affinity Group Meetings


  • Sept 11
    September 11, 2019
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Dec 11
    December 11, 2019
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Next Meeting: 3-13-19 from 2 to 4 pm @ Concord VNA, Pillsbury St.   Concord NH   Agenda item for next meeting:  Karen Francis, from Northeast Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services, will be presenting “brief synopsis on the types of services we offer.  However, the focus will be on the different Relay 711 telecommunication accessibility (more…)

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Clinical Directors’ Meeting


  • CANCELED
    September 12, 2019
    9:30 am - 11:00 am
  • Clinical Directors' Affinity Group
    November 14, 2019
    9:30 am - 11:00 am
  • Clinical Directors' Affinity Group
    February 13, 2020
    9:30 am - 11:00 am

Attention: The Clinical Director’s affinity group is not meeting Set. 12. Instead they encourage members to attend the: Episode Management Training with PDGM, offered by Gina Mazza on September 26 in Concord. Registration will be available at: https://homecarenh.org/wp-content/uploads/events/episode-management-training/.  The next regular Clinical Director’s meeting is: (more…)

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Hospice Administrators Network Group


  • Hospice Admin Mtg - Sept 12 at Alliance office
    September 12, 2019
    11:15 am - 12:30 pm
  • Hospice Admin Mtg - Nov 14 at Concord Regional VNA
    November 14, 2019
    11:15 am - 12:30 pm
  • Hospice Admin Mtg - Jan 9 at Concord Regional VNA
    January 9, 2020
    11:15 am - 12:30 pm

As members of the Home Care, Hospice & Palliative Care Alliance of NH, you and your staff will be invited to network group meetings hosted by the Alliance that allow providers in similar roles to share current challenges, successes and resources.  These meetings are meant to be supportive, educational and a way to get to (more…)

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Private Duty Managers’ Forum


  • Sept 18 - CRVNA
    September 18, 2019
    10:30 am - 12:30 pm
  • Dec 4 - CRVNA
    December 4, 2019
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Alliance’s Private Duty/CFI Forum on Wednesday March 6 at Concord Regional VNA, 30 Pillsbury St, Concord.  Our meeting is from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm.  (Please note this is a different time than we usually meet.)   Our discussion topics are: Options for behavioral health training for private duty staff Legislative Update CFI rates Dementia (more…)

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CQI Forum


  • Sept 27 2019
    September 26, 2019
    8:30 am - 8:45 am
  • Oct 27 2019
    October 24, 2019
    8:30 am - 8:45 am
  • Nov 21 2019
    November 21, 2019
    8:30 am - 8:45 am
  • Dec 19 2019
    December 19, 2019
    8:30 am - 8:45 am

Meetings are generally the 4th Thursday of each month at the New Hampshire Hospital Association meeting space, Airport Road, Concord. Meetings are 8:30 to 9:45 (more…)

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Episode Management Training


  • September 26, 2019
    12:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Join us for the most recent information on home health’s new payment model, PDGM. Success in home health requires the capability of managing care in order to maximize patient outcomes at lower cost.  While the PDGM guidelines have been available for a year, CMS has recently proposed revisions to that may impact many workflows in (more…)

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Hospice Billing Series: Become an Elite Biller!


  • September 30, 2019
    10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • October 1, 2019
    10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • October 2, 2019
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

WEBINAR 9/30, 10/1 & 10/2, 10am- 11:30am Recording available Be among the elite group of billers that are current on all Hospice Medicare billing regulations.  Billing is a very critical part of hospice reimbursement, which driven by excellent care and documentation and a billing staff that can make it happen.  Is your hospice billing staff (more…)

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Onsite: Intermediate Coding


  • October 3, 2019
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2019- INTERMEDIATES ONLY! Level: Staff with a least 1 years’ experience in coding or experienced credentialed coders Accurate and complete coding will be essential for home health for timely claims adjudication and decreased requests for additional documentation. Monies are easily lost due to incorrect or incomplete coding. Currently an average coding mistake (more…)

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Membership Meeting


  • Member Meeting -October 16th
    October 16, 2019
    8:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • Member Meeting -December 18
    December 18, 2019
    8:30 am - 1:00 pm

Please plan now to join your colleagues from throughout the state at the Alliance’s Membership Meeting.   Agenda: Location:   (more…)

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