- August 19, 2021
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Realize the Benefits of Telehealth in Home Health & Hospice
As part of the CMS flexibilities to fight COVID-19, the use if telehealth and telecommunications technology is permitted in both Home Health and Hospice. CMS has gone one step further for Home Health and in the 2021 Final Rule, implemented permanent changes to the regulations regarding the use of telehealth and telecommunications. So, what does this mean for your agency? Join us for this informative webinar and learn how to realize the Benefits of Telehealth in Home Health and Hospice.
Webinar login instructions will be emailed to registered attendees.
Please note: Each registration is for one phone/login/line connection.
The Ohio Council for Home Care & Hospice is an approved provider of continuing education by the Ohio Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. (OBN-001-91))
RNs and LPNs must participate in the entire program in order for contact hours to be awarded
- Understand the telehealth regulations
- Explain the benefits of telehealth use in home health and hospice
- Discuss patient criteria for telehealth use
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.