- August 10, 2021
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
An Effective Hospice Quality Program is a key component to a well-run organization! This session will focus on understanding the hospice QAPI CoP and knowing the rules for the condition. We will detail the steps for building a successful QAPI program as well as developing action plans to ensure your agency’s QAPI program is effective. You will learn how utilizing your hospice QAPI program to the fullest will improve your agency’s compliance and performance.
Presenter: Sharon M. Litwin, RN, BSHS, MHA, HCS-D
Sharon Litwin is currently Senior Manager of Coding & Clinical Consulting at Healthcare Provider Solutions, Inc. Sharon is the founder and was the senior managing partner of 5 Star Consultants, a national consulting and coding firm specializing in homecare and hospice services since 2003. Sharon was an ACHC and CHAP surveyor, performing Medicare deemed surveys for ten years. She is a current ACHC Certified Consultant.
Sharon assists homecare and hospice agencies in providing quality, meeting regulations, ICD-10 coding, OASIS, increasing outcomes and Star Ratings, and having continued survey readiness. Sharon and HPS staff perform ICD-10 coding and OASIS reviews, QAPI, clinical record reviews, mock surveys and help agencies across the country stay in compliance. Sharon is a regular speaker for education companies, state and national associations and publications.