ExpiredHome Health Top Deficiencies

  • June 20, 2019
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

Many home health agencies across the country are still having a hard time understanding and implementing the new Home Health CoPs that were effective January 13, 2018. Since the implementation of the new CoPs, many agencies have been surveyed and have experienced mixed reviews. This session will assist you in understanding the difficult CoPs and show you what can be implemented to be less vulnerable to deficiencies. Deficiencies seen to date along with plans of correction to prevent deficiencies in the future will be reviewed.

Presenter:Sharon Litwin is the founder and senior managing partner of 5 Star Consultants, a national consulting and coding firm specializing in homecare and hospice services since 2003. Sharon is a former ACHC and CHAP surveyor, performing Medicare deemed surveys for ten years. Sharon has been in the homecare and hospice industry for over 30 years. In her consulting firm, Sharon and her team of RNs assist home health and hospice agencies in providing quality, meeting regulations, ICD-10 coding, OASIS, increasing outcomes and Star Ratings, and having continued survey readiness. Sharon and her staff perform ICD-10 coding and OASIS reviews, QAPI, clinical record review, mock surveys and help agencies across the country stay in compliance

 

Webinar & Audio Recording for Administrators, Clinical Managers, QAPI Personnel & Clinicians

Thursday, June 20, 2019 • 10:00—11:30 am

Continuing Education: Missouri Alliance for Home Care is an approved provider of Continuing Nurses Education by the MidwestMultistate Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Commission on Accreditation. The program planner and presenters have no conflict of interest in regards to this webinar.

Participants will earn a maximum of 1.5 nursing contact hours.

Participants will receive an email 1-2 days prior to the webinar with instructions on how to log on and all materials needed. Recordings: The recording of the webinar will be sent directly after the live presentation concludes to all paid registrations. Nursing CE will only be available for 90 days after the live webinar.

Many home health agencies across the country are still having a hard time understanding and implementing the new Home Health CoPs that were effective January 13, 2018. Since the implementation of the new CoPs, many agencies have been surveyed and have experienced mixed reviews. This session will assist you in understanding the difficult CoPs and show you what can be implemented to be less vulnerable to deficiencies. Deficiencies seen to date along with plans of correction to prevent deficiencies in the future will be reviewed.

Presenter:

Sharon Litwin is the founder and senior managing partner of 5 Star Consultants, a national consulting and coding firm specializing in homecare and hospice services since 2003. Sharon is a former ACHC and CHAP surveyor, performing Medicare deemed surveys for ten years. Sharon has been in the homecare and hospice industry for over 30 years. In her consulting firm, Sharon and her team of RNs assist home health and hospice agencies in providing quality, meeting regulations, ICD-10 coding, OASIS, increasing outcomes and Star Ratings, and having continued survey readiness. Sharon and her staff perform ICD-10 coding and OASIS reviews, QAPI, clinical record review, mock surveys and help agencies across the country stay in compliance

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