Quality Education Sessions at the 2016 Home Care & Hospice Annual Meeting
September 7, 2016 01:57 PM
The educational programming at the National Association for Home Care & Hospice’s (NAHC) 2016 Annual Meeting will address the legislative and regulatory issues that will have the most significant impact on your agency. Industry experts will be conducting over a dozen education sessions covering legislative and regulatory topics. Get the information you need and answers to your questions.
Start previewing the education sessions. Remember that with our new system, searching by key word categories “legislative” and “regulatory” will produce a list of all of the sessions that cover these updates. You can also search by keyword for popular terms like “Innovation,” “Revenue,” “Value-Based Purchasing,” “Patient Engagement,” and “Palliative,” as well as by speaker. Click the star next to the title of your favorite sessions – these will sync with our phone app to create your personalized schedule for the conference.
At-Home Health Care of Sparta, Illinois provides superior patient outcomes, using less clinician time. The rise of Value-Based Purchasing means the demands of controlling costs while still providing excellent care will only grow more strenuous. Prepare yourself for the new health care model with Getting Ready for the New Health System: A Simple Strategy for Delivering Better Care at Less Cost.
Value-based purchasing means Medicare will base a portion of payments on patients’ experience with their clinicians, so this session – Improving OASIS Accuracy and VBP Rank: Targeting Clinician Behavior to Raise Your Scores – will review the specific practices that affect quality scores. We have the tips you need to raise your value-based purchasing rank.
Controlling and preventing infections is a critical part of home care and new proposed conditions of participation [CoP] will set standards of prevention, control and education. Infection Prevention and Control: How to Meet the Conditions of Participation for Home Health will help you get ready for the new CoP by teaching you to design and implement a program to protect patients from infections in their homes.
Hardwiring Practices to Redefine the Standard of Care at Home is all about real-world methods of efficiently managing patient care to achieve superior results while increasing episode reimbursement. We will discuss the benefits of training and the elements of cost-effective, but attentive care at home.
The new CMS program of value-based purchasing means health care payments are now linked to better patient outcomes. The successful home care organizations of the future will be those constantly working to improve the quality of care. In Home Health Value-Based Purchasing: 2016 and Beyond, you will get an overview of HHVBBP and how to prepare for it from Partners HealthCare at Home of Massachusetts, a state where the CMS is now testing the value-based purchasing model. Learn how they prepared for the future and how they plan to improve their performance.
The Clinical Detective: Finding Clues that Help Patients Heal will let you look through the eyes of a “clinical detective” as she identifies clues in the home to help make a complete OASIS assessment. This interactive session will use an actual “patient” to demonstrate how home health providers can spot potential problems, make more accurate assessments, and encourage patients to help manage their conditions. Expect to be entertained and informed.
Get tips and strategies on how to comply with regulations in Assessing Your Agency for Regulatory Compliance. We will conduct a mock survey and perform a clinical review to prevent common deficiencies.
In Stabilizing Function: Effective Use of Therapy Services to Reduce Hospitalizations you will learn tips on using therapy programs to improve patient outcomes in hospice and palliative care programs.