Events Archive

Hospice Coding 3-Part Series


  • 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…)

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Surveys Under the New Conditions of Participation


  • May 31, 2018
    11:30 am - 1:00 pm

  In this interactive program we will discuss the new survey G tags and lessons learned since implementation. Find out the top survey deficiencies so far under the new CoPs. We will discuss the struggle of coordination of care, and care planning, and how these items touch almost every aspect of the business. A deficiency (more…)

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Virtual Integrated Care Management Train-the-Trainer


  • June 5, 2018 - June 14, 2018
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  • June 12, 2018 - June 14, 2018
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  • June 19, 2018 - June 28, 2018
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  • June 26, 2018 - July 5, 2018
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

New! Virtual Integrated Care Management Train-the-Trainer, June 5, 12, 19, 26, 1:00pm – 3:00pm, plus online coursework. Register at the member rate with the Home Care Association of New York State To thrive in a value ‐ based payment environment, health care providers must equip their clinicians with the tools and competencies necessary to engage (more…)

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Private Duty Managers Meeting


  • June 6 Meeting
    June 6, 2018
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • September Meeting
    September 5, 2018
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • December 5 Meeting
    December 5, 2018
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

  HCANH affinity groups are collegial, member-driven networking opportunities to share best practices, problem-solve challenges and delve into issues.  Rebecca Hutchinson, former director of Ascentria In-Home Care, is the facilitator for the Private Duty/CFI Forum.  She has experience both in private duty care and state-funded long-term services and supports.  The group meets quarterly. Topic (more…)

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Rehab Managers Affinity Group Meetings


  • June 13
    June 13, 2018
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Sept 12
    September 12, 2018
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Dec 12
    December 12, 2018
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The new date for the meeting is Wednesday, March 28th from 2:30 – 4:30 at Concord Regional VNA, 30 Pillsbury Street, Concord.   The Rehab Affinity Group is made up of therapist and assistants who diagnose and treat individuals of all ages, from newborns to the elderly, to develop functional activities for their daily lives. (more…)

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Home Care Aide Webinar Series


  • 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…)

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OASIS C-2: Wounds Assessment an Documentation


  • June 20, 2018
    2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Clinicians frequently identify the integumentary portion of the OASIS-C2 assessment to be the most challenging component. Join OASIS expert Anita Werner from Fazzi Associates, Inc. as she helps to simplify assessment of wounds and responding to these difficult M-Items. Learn key concepts including identification of wound etiology, staging of pressure ulcers, determining the healing status (more…)

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Membership Meeting


  • June Meeting - MEREDITH (Annual mtg)
    June 22, 2018
    8:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • Oct Meeting
    October 10, 2018
    8:30 am - 1:00 pm

Please mark your calendar for April 11th.  The Home Care Association of NH will hold it’s spring Membership Meeting and Networking Luncheon from 8:30am – 1:00pm at the NH Hospital Association, 125 Airport Road, Concord, NH.   We are still finalizing details of the agenda, but topics will include: A preview of the planned merger (more…)

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Annual Membership Meeting


  • Annual Meeting
    June 22, 2018
    8:30 am - 1:00 pm

Celebrate our accomplishments together at Church Landing, Mill Falls at the Lake. Our Annual Meeting will take place at Church Landing at Mill Falls at the Lake (formerly Church Landing at the Inns at Mill Falls). This beautiful hotel and conference center is located on picturesque Lake Winnepesauke in Meredith, NH. Parking is available at (more…)

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HCANH Board Meeting


  • June Meeting in Meredith
    June 22, 2018
    12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  • Sept Board Retreat
    September 12, 2018
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • October Meeting at NHHA
    October 10, 2018
    12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  • November Conference Call
    November 28, 2018
    12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  • December Meeting
    December 12, 2018
    12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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Blueprint for OASIS Accuracy -OASIS C-2


  • 2- Day Data Collection Workshop
    June 25, 2018 - June 26, 2018
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Blueprint for OASIS Accuracy – OASIS-C2 data set Effective, up-to-the-minute education targeted for field data collectors, their supervisors and those preparing for the COS-C Exam. Experience the comprehensive and nationally acclaimed two-day Blueprint for OASIS Accuracy workshop and learn to confidently teach, audit and collect OASIS-C2 items accurately. Through guided, expert instruction, and participation (more…)

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What it Takes to Be the Best Case Manager Webinar


  • June 26, 2018
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

This webinar is for the field case managers and addresses the struggles of managing patients in home health. The presentation will include topics focused on how to manage the typical case manager’s duties, how to be effective time managers, and how to work as a team for the best patient outcomes. Agenda Review the (more…)

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COS-C Exam


  • June 27, 2018
    8:15 am - 11:30 am

 COS-C Exam The Certificate for OASIS Specialist-Clinical (COS-C) Exam is a voluntary certificate examination for those interested in demonstrating and establishing their expertise and commitment to OASIS data accuracy. Administered the day following the Blueprint for OASIS Accuracy training, the scope of the COS-C exam is similar to the Blueprint workshop agenda, covering CMS guidelines related (more…)

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CQI


  • NO JUNE CQI Meeting
    June 28, 2018
    9:15 am - 11:45 am
  • CQI Meeting-Sept 27
    September 27, 2018
    9:15 am - 11:45 am
  • CQI Meeting-Oct 25
    October 25, 2018
    9:15 am - 11:45 am
  • CQI Meeting-Nov 29
    November 29, 2018
    9:15 am - 11:45 am

The purpose of Continuous Quality Improvement programs in Home Care is to improve health care by identifying problems, implementing and monitoring corrective action and studying its effectiveness. CQI programs focus on system issues- studying specific root causes and analyzing objective aggregate data to identify improvements in organizational structure and function. The New Hampshire Home Care (more…)

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Performance Improvement and the Millennial Workforce


  • July 10, 2018
    11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Performance Improvement and the Millennial Workforce July 10, 2018 – 11:30 am to 1:00 pm – Eastern Time   In the new world of data-driven and outcome-focused quality, agencies are being asked to learn, think, track and react differently. Engaging the growing millennial workforce and understanding their mindset and motivation will be key for the (more…)

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Lymphodema Workgroup


  • July 11 Lymphodema Workgroup
    July 11, 2018
    8:30 am - 10:30 am
  • Sept 12 Lymphodema Workgroup
    September 12, 2018
    8:30 am - 10:30 am
  • Nov 14 Lymphodema Workgroup
    November 14, 2018
    8:30 am - 10:30 am

HCANH is in the beginning stages of creating a lymphedema work-group to focus on several areas of lymphedema care, one of which is the need to create a more formal directory of lymphedema therapists in Homecare. The goal of this list is to allow for greater communication and collaboration across agencies, allowing for clinical support (more…)

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BLACK SKY: Earth Ex Disaster Drill


  • August 22, 2018
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

EIS Council * EIS Council \ EarthEx EARTH EX will also provide opportunities to integrate cross sector requirements into the decision-making cycle in a way that adds realism and weight to the consequences, helping enhance local, state, federal and public/private partnerships in preparing for response, restoration and recovery in Black Sky events and complex catastrophes (more…)

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Clinical Directors


  • Sept 13 (10:15-12:15)
    September 13, 2018
    10:15 am - 12:15 pm
  • Nov 15
    November 15, 2018
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Most HCANH’s Clinical Directors’ Meeting are at Concord Regional VNA, 30 Pillsbury Street, Concord, NH, from 10-12noon.   (more…)

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