Events Archive

Hospice Administrators – Affinity Group Meeting


  • May 14, 2021
    2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Hello Hospice Administrators,   We will be meeting this Friday, May 14th at 2pm.   Please join your peers to share program updates, challenges and successes.  There will be time to raise any topics that are on your mind.  I can share some updates from NHPCO on the proposed rule and future target areas for audits.  (more…)

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PDGM Best Practice- Leveraging Interdisciplinary Care Management


  • May 18, 2021
    2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Tuesday, May 18, 2021 2:00- 3:30 pm EST   Webinar Overview: As home health agencies learn how to achieve the best outcome at the lowest cost, we find best practice PDGM leverages the skills of each clinical discipline and office-based care managers. During the shift to PDGM, therapy utilization came under intense scrutiny, despite the (more…)

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Challenging PDGM Coding Scenarios


  • May 19, 2021
    11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Start Date: 5/19/2021 11:30 AM EDT End Date: 5/19/2021 1:00 PM EDT Program Overview: Challenging PDGM Coding Scenarios Two of the five PDGM categories are directly linked to coding: Clinical Grouping and Comorbidity Adjustment. PDGM requires Home Health Agencies to ensure that a patient is appropriate to be admitted to Home Health by (more…)

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Hospice Physician Peer Group


  • May 21, 2021
    8:30 am - 9:30 am

The group agreed on a next meeting date of Friday, May 21st at 8:30 am.  I will send a calendar invitation so that you can hold that time slot.   Some of the topics discussed include: Witnessing the stress of staff on the hospice team and in LTC facilities. Absorbing that stress while trying to (more…)

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CQI Forum


  • May CQI
    May 27, 2021
    9:00 am - 10:00 am
  • June CQI
    June 24, 2021
    9:00 am - 10:00 am

Hi there, You are invited to a Zoom meeting. When: Mar 25, 2021 09:00 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Register in advance for this meeting: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJEpcOmorD8iGt0MK6g2Jm7OAYKcMuWi8mT5 After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.   (more…)

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Hospice Coding Series


  • Session 1
    May 27, 2021
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
  • Session 2
    June 3, 2021
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Hospice Coding Series   May 27th – We discuss decline in clinical status criteria and comorbidities and show how both relate to coding. We delve further into some of the more commonly seen diagnoses in hospice and review disease specific criteria and show you how to apply the coding conventions and guidelines to achieve accurate (more…)

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OASIS-D Accuracy


  • Course Available on demand- material and links provided
    May 31, 2021
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

9- hours On-Demand Training series, 4-Part Course The application of OASIS (Outcome and Assessment Information Set) is one of the most complex and confusing challenges for both new and seasoned home health clinicians.  As CMS continues to refine its approach to OASIS data collection, having a solid understanding on the basics of OASIS D (more…)

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Let’s Talk Sex & Dementia: 3 Part CEU Series


  • Let's Get Physical: Anatomy & Physiology of Sexuality & Aging
    June 1, 2021
    11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Our Affiliate member, The Arbors of Bedford, is hosting a 3- part webinar series on sexuality and dementia. Join Jane Fleishman, PhD, MEd, MS, CSE for one, two or all three engaging discussions and trainings diving into the complexity of sexuality and cognitive impairment in our aging population. Each session has been approved (more…)

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New England Conference


  • June 2, 2021 - June 3, 2021
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Join us for the Virtual Version of Your Favorite Regional Conference Follow us on your favorite social media channel for the latest conference news! The 2021 New England Home Care & Hospice Conference and Trade Show is coming to YOU entirely online! Join us this June 2nd and 3rd to explore educational topics, regulatory issue and networking opportunities. Further (more…)

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Straight Talk about Hospice QRP & Care Planning


  • Webinar 1
    June 2, 2021
    12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
  • Webinar 2
    June 9, 2021
    12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Webinar 1 Hospice QRP – Connecting the Dots Between HIS, CAHPs, & Outcomes Wednesday, June 2, 2021 12:00 – 1:30 pm Explore the Connection between the Hospice Quality Reporting Program (HQRP) and patient care.  This session will familiarize you with the HQRP requirements and explain the impact they have on an agency. HQRP currently (more…)

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Medicare Home Health Reimbursement Workshop


  • TWO FULL DAYS!
    June 8, 2021 - June 9, 2021
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Medicare Home Health Reimbursement Workshop 2-Day Virtual Workshop This workshop will be virtual!! This two-day workshop will take agencies through the current state of the Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM) and move through all the aspects of Medicare home health reimbursement. June 8th – Day 1 Virtual Medicare PDGM Workshop The PDGM has (more…)

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Conquering Case Management


  • Part 1: Case Management 101: Duties and Expectations of the Home Care Manager
    June 8, 2021
    11:00 am - 12:30 pm
  • Part 2: Patient-Centered Assessment and Care Plan Formulation
    June 9, 2021
    11:00 am - 12:30 pm
  • Part 3: Care Delivery Best Practices
    June 15, 2021
    11:00 am - 12:30 pm
  • Part 4: Measures of Success
    June 16, 2021
    11:00 am - 12:30 pm

In this four-part series, we will explore the responsibilities of the case manager in orchestrating patient-centered care delivery with the care team. From intake to outcomes, learn what is expected of the case manager as well as the role they play in goal setting, progress, utilization, efficiency, and satisfaction while being mindful of agency quality (more…)

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Hospice Review for LNAs


  • June 8, 2021
    12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The Certified Hospice and Palliative Nursing Assistant is an important member of the hospice team. The Alliance brings this 3-hour online training to support those desiring to advance their professional development with specialty certification. This course is designed to assist with preparation for the certification examination by highlighting self-identifying topics that require further preparation and (more…)

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Preventing Falls and Dementia Related Hospital Admission


  • Dementia Training
    June 10, 2021
    2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Title:  Preventing Falls and Dementia Related Hospital Admissions Short summary: Older adults with dementia are four to five times more likely to fall than older people who do not have cognitive impairment. For those who fall, the risk of sustaining a fracture is three times higher than for cognitively well people. Those who fall are (more…)

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Home Health Reimbursement: PDGM & Beyond


  • June 15, 2021
    10:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • June 16, 2021
    10:00 am - 2:00 pm

This workshop will take agencies through the current state of PDGM and move through all the aspects of home health reimbursement. PDGM has brought many changes to home health and PDGM is not all that reimbursement is made up of.  In addition to working through the fine details of PDGM changes the workshop will also (more…)

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Interpreting Guidelines and Application for Accurate Coding under the Hospice Benefit


  • June 16, 2021
    12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

The learning outcome for this education activity is to increase the hospice Registered Nurse and other participant’s understanding of hospice coding to support the terminal diagnosis in an effort to more accurately represent the plan of care and prognosis.  The learner will have increased knowledge as evidenced by positive feedback on the activity evaluation. Objectives (more…)

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INSTANT OASIS Hacks Webinar Series


  • June 17, 2021 - June 18, 2021
    12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • July 27, 2021 - July 28, 2021
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

OASIS INSTANT Hacks Series is a unique and hands-on learning experience where attendees learn some “behind the scenes” HACKS that OAI’s experts use to organize, highlight, and quickly access key CMS guidance as we teach Blueprint for OASIS Accuracy workshops, conduct audits, and respond to provider questions through OAI’s day-to-day management of the CMS Home Health (more…)

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