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Home Health Administrator's Summit

Monday, August 16—Wednesday, August 18, 2021 | Las Vegas, NV

Take advantage of new opportunities in home health

Join us August 16-18, 2021 at the Home Health Administrators Summit in Las Vegas as the nation’s thought leaders and agency heads come together to reflect on a challenging year and identify how to leverage the new-found importance of home health in the post-pandemic world.

During Home Health Administrators Summit you will develop strategies for picking up the pieces post-pandemic, and be energized to leverage new opportunities related to telehealth, marketing to new payers and fruitful referral sources to grow your agency at newfound rates. You’ll get the latest on infection control and vaccine policy recommendations for staff and patients, PDGM benchmarks to help assess the impact of this new payment system, and strategies to recruit and retain qualified clinicians.

Unlock the key to future home health success!

Our in-person event at Caesars Palace features a pre-conference and main event focused on the top concerns for home care leaders.

After attending this event, you will be able to:

  • Establish COVID-19 vaccine response plans
  • Recruit and retain top clinical talent
  • Leverage televisits for improved quality, savings, and compliance
  • Avoid survey citations
  • Mitigate wage-and-hour risks
  • Drive growth strategy based on data trends
  • Take advantage of Medicare Advantage opportunities
  • Speed up billing processes to get paid faster
  • Secure and protect patient data

Plus, A multitude of handouts and charts to use for enhancing your business, such as payment grids, OASIS terms, and claims tracking sheets.

Choose a pre-conference session for additional insight!

Master Recruitment & Retention: How to Navigate HR & Legal Issues, Hire, & Keep the Best of the Best

The pandemic has created new opportunities for home health agencies, but there are also a host of legal and regulatory challenges that impact your employees and your agency. Join our expert speakers as they walk you through the minefield and offer solutions to your top challenges. You will:

  • Learn how to implement compliant pandemic policies & vaccine response tactics
  • Navigate the home health employment legal & regulatory landscape
  • Get the recruitment & retention tools you need for hiring during a pandemic
  • Learn the secret to vet, train and retain top employees
  • Walk away with a legal checklist for implementing compliant HR policies

Compliance Best Practices from Intake to Discharge

During this one-day preconference you’ll receive expert guidance on how to implement processes and documentation strategies from intake to discharge to ensure compliance. Join our expert speakers and learn how to gather accurate information and detailed documentation at every step, establish processes that safeguard claims and prevent surveyor scrutiny, address and avoid top claim denials and survey deficiencies, and address the top 10 documentation mistakes before they result in a denied claim or ADR. Finally wrap-up with an interactive session in which you’ll work through scenarios to ensure you’re securing accurate and compliant documentation. Thorough and reliable processes have never been more important for the success of your agency!

Connect with industry leaders to help your agency create a plan of action for the future

As always, the Home Health Administrator’s Summit provides continental breakfast, lunch, food and beverages during networking breaks, and an opening night cocktail reception, all included with registration. You can also take advantage of an app that includes access to all session materials, a session planner, and unparalleled networking with your peers.

We hope to see you in person once again in Vegas!

Home Health Administrator's Summit

Agenda

Pre-Conference — Master Recruitment & Retention: How to Navigate HR & Legal Issues, Hire, & Keep the Best of the Best: Monday, August 16, 2021

8:00 a.m. –  9:00 a.m. 

Master Recruitment & Retention: How to Navigate HR & Legal Issues, Hire, & Keep the Best of the Best
REGISTRATION & CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST

9:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.

Implement Compliant Pandemic Policies & Vaccine Response Tactics
Angelo Spinola, Attorney and Shareholder – Littler Mendelson

The pandemic has opened up new opportunities for home health agencies, but there are also a host of legal and regulatory challenges that will continue for the foreseeable future. Get practical COVID-19 response measures and get guidance for how to remain compliant amongst the latest legal challenges affecting your business. Also get the latest on vaccination developments and the policies and practices that you need in place.

10:15 a.m. – 10:35 a.m.

NETWORKING & REFRESHMENT BREAK

10:35 a.m. – 11:50 a.m.

Navigate the Home Health Employment Legal & Regulatory Landscape
Angelo Spinola, Attorney and Shareholder – Littler Mendelson

The Biden administration is already moving to protect employees while creating new burdens for employers. Receive a high-level overview of the newest laws, rulings, and legal trends that affect your agency as well as the most common pitfalls in the wage-and-hour world, plus how to ease your stress while ensuring you are paying employees properly. Learn industry-specific employment practices most likely to result in new lawsuits and what risk mitigation measures to consider.

11:50 a.m. – 12:50 p.m.

NETWORKING LUNCH—Provided

12:50 p.m. – 2:05 p.m.

Get the Recruitment & Retention Tools You Need for Hiring During a Pandemic
Jess Stover Principal, BlackTree Healthcare Consulting

Recruiting talented clinicians and staff is a challenge made even more difficult by the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn creative ways to recruit and retain employees, as well as the planning and screening tools necessary to hire the best candidates. Get pointers for onboarding steps to ensure your new employees thrive.

2:05 p.m. – 2:25 p.m.

NETWORKING & REFRESHMENT BREAK

2:25 p.m. – 3:40 p.m.

Learn the Secret to Vet, Train & Retain Top Employees
Karen Carter, RN, CPCO, CHCA, HCS-O, HCS-H, HCS-D, HCS-C, Regional Director, Jet Health Inc.
Kimberly Searcy Gunter, BSN, MSN, RN, CDI-P, HCS-D, HCS-O, CDA – The Corridor Group

Create a positive work environment for your top employees. Happy staff can be one of your best recruiting tools as they share their experiences with talented friends. Learn techniques to vet, train and retain employees, strengthen the employee/manager relationship and address toxic staff situations.

Tool: “Getting to Know You” sheet for new employee packets

3:45 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Your Legal Checklist for Implementing HR Policies
Robert W. Markette Jr., JD, CHC, HCS-C, Attorney – Hall, Render, Killian, Heath & Lyman

Agencies have to approach the start and end of their relationship with employees with an eye on regulations and legal challenges. Learn the steps you need to take when approaching job descriptions, offer letters, non-compete clauses, social media policies, paid time off, and remote work, as well as the guardrails around discipline and discharge.


 

Pre-Conference — Compliance Best Practices from Intake to Discharge: Monday, August 16, 2021

8:10 a.m. – 9:10 a.m.

Compliance Best Practices from Intake to Discharge

REGISTRATION & CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST

9:10 a.m. – 10:25 a.m.

Working Together: Navigating Change and Challenge as a Team
Sharon Harder, President - C3 Advisors, LLC

As a home health professional, you’ve come to expect change—new regulations, new interpretations, new guidance, new codes, new payment requirements. Then there are the unexpected challenges such as a natural disasters or pandemics, and all the complications they bring. The more everyone in your agency can work together, across departments, the stronger you can be in adapting to change. Learn how to support one another and thrive in uncertain times.

Tool: Agency interdepartmental compliance checklist

10:25 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.

NETWORKING & REFRESHMENT BREAK

10:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. 

From Intake to Discharge: Establish Processes That Safeguard Claims and Prevent Survey Scrutiny
Arlene Maxim, RN, HCS-C, Home Health and Hospice Expert – A.D. Maxim Holdings, LLC

Thorough and reliable processes have never been more important for the success of your agency. Learn how to gather accurate information and detailed documentation at every step and you will ensure that all aspects of care run smoothly, from intake to discharge.

Tools: Re-engineering discharge (RED) for home health & Enhanced intake process form

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

NETWORKING LUNCH—Provided

1:00 p.m. – 2:15 p.m 

Address and Avoid Top Claim Denials and Survey Deficiencies
Robert W. Markette Jr., JD, CHC, HCS-C, Attorney – Hall, Render, Killian, Heath & Lyman

A denied claim is the last thing you want to see after you’ve already spent time and resources delivering care. And survey deficiencies can be even more devastating. You can head off future trouble by learning from the causes of the most common home health claim denials and survey deficiencies. Addressing these issues before you drop the claim or greet a surveyor at the door will help safeguard reimbursement and prevent future headaches.

2:15 p.m. – 2:35 p.m.

NETWORKING & REFRESHMENT BREAK

2:35 p.m. – 3:50 p.m. 

Ensure Compliance, Avoid Top 10 Documentation Mistakes
Sharon Harder, President – C3 Advisors, LLC

Compliant documentation demonstrates eligibility, identifies the skilled care your patients require, and ensures ethical reimbursement. Poor documentation can undermine all the work your agency does to provide care for patients. Learn steps you can take to avoid common documentation pitfalls.

3:55 p.m. – 5:10 p.m.

Interactive Session: Test Your ADR Response Skills, Secure Proper Documentation
Sharon Harder, home health and hospice compliance leader, president of C3 Advisors LLC
Arlene Maxim, RN, HCS-C

Put your knowledge to the test in this interactive session on managing ADRs. Break into groups with your fellow attendees to work through a scenario to secure accurate and compliant documentation.

Tool: Patient-centered care planning form


 

Main Conference: Day 1 — Tuesday, August 17, 2021

8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

REGISTRATION & CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST

9:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.

State of Home Health: Life After the Pandemic
William “Bill” Dombi, Esq., President – National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC)

Get the inside scoop from one of the industry’s top advocates. NAHC’s president Bill Dombi shares the latest updates on how the pandemic has affected the home health industry and the new opportunities offered with the growing attention on care at home. Dombi will cover the up-to-the-minute home health actions taking place on Capitol Hill, including legislation and lobbying efforts to build on home health care access through CMS, as well as the kinds of partnerships possible with hospitals and skilled nursing facilities.

10:15 a.m. – 10:35 a.m.

NETWORKING & REFRESHMENT BREAK

10:35 a.m. – 11:50 a.m.

Combat Survey Risks Related to COVID-19, Infection Prevention & Infection Control
Mary McGoldrick, MS, RN, CRNI®

Infection prevention and control practices will continue to be a significant focus for home health surveyors. Learn how to monitor your surveillance data to make sure that SARS-CoV-2 has not found its way back into your patient population or staff, and incorporate this data into your QAPI program. You’ll learn about the most recent survey citations and how to avoid them with a breakdown of best practices for home visits, bag technique, equipment management, hand hygiene, cleaning and disinfection, PPE use, and transmission-based isolation precautions.

Tool: Key questions for field staff during home visits

11:50 a.m. – 12:50 p.m.

NETWORKING LUNCH—Provided

12:50 p.m. – 2:05 p.m.

Data Answers: Pandemic, PDGM, & the Road Ahead
Chris Attaya, Vice President, Product Strategy – Strategic Healthcare Programs

This session will focus on key data points to show how the pandemic and PDGM have changed the home health industry. The data will uncover behavior patterns related to PDGM that agencies have demonstrated or were expected to demonstrate but didn’t, including those around LUPAs, therapy use, coding, and more. Assess your KPIs, throw out all assumptions, and refocus for the future.

2:05 p.m. – 2:25 p.m.

NETWORKING & REFRESHMENT BREAK

2:25 p.m. – 3:40 p.m.

Align With Medicare Advantage Plans in a PDGM World
Michaell Puskarich – McBee

Get step-by-step strategies for reworking your internal operations so you’re better positioned to establish relationships with Medicare Advantage (MA) plans and show your value as a pre-acute solution. Navigate the maze of MA contracts to recognize revenue for services that traditional Medicare won’t pay for. Learn to speak the lingo, including the meaning of termination without cause, and walk away with a game plan to prepare for the future of risk-based care.

Tool: How to capture MA payments

3:45 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Focus on improved quality outcomes for future success
Sharon Litwin, RN, HCS-D, senior manager of coding and clinical consulting with Healthcare Provider Solutions, Nashville, Tenn.

Put a plan in place now to keep your quality outcomes on par with your competition, prevent lost referrals and increase reimbursement down the road. This session will walk through some key clinical and operational best practices including the use of telehealth that will have a positive impact on quality outcomes and cost-savings. Walk away with a plan for how you can position your agency for 5-star success, home health value-based purchasing and partnerships with ACOs and others.

Tool: QAPI indicator and audit tool

 

5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

NETWORKING RECEPTION


 

Main Conference: Day 2 — Wednesday, August 18, 2021

8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST

9:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.

Speed Up the Billing Process to Prevent Payment Penalties
Melinda Gaboury, COS-C, Chief Executive Officer

PDGM has placed increased importance on the speed and efficiency of every step of the revenue cycle. This session will walk you through the process from intake to clearing claims to identify the problems areas and inefficiencies so you can resolve issues faster without compromising the accuracy and rate of claim acceptance. You’ll be able to list all the requirements for items needed at intake and the key components of PDGM as it they relate to calculating the HIPPS code.

Tool: Audit tool for use prior to billing final claims

10:15 a.m. – 10:35 a.m.

NETWORKING & REFRESHMENT BREAK

10:35 a.m. – 11:50 a.m.

Protect Patient Data When Using Technology, Avoid HIPAA Violations
Robert W. Markette Jr., JD, CHC, HCS-C, Attorney – Hall, Render, Killian, Heath & Lyman

Data breaches and resulting legal actions are on the rise for the entire health care industry, and the penalties are more expensive than ever. This session uncovers how to use technology such as telehealth, phones, and devices, to share patient information without running compliance risks. Home in on the key pieces of your HIPAA policies that need an update and the key risk mitigation points to include.

11:50 a.m.

Conference Adjourns

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Speakers

Chris Attaya Chris Attaya, MBA, brings more than 28 years of experience in the home health and hospice industry, achieved through a series of executive and consulting positions. Attaya joined SHP in 2014, and is responsible for product development and client relationships to help clients achieve increased operational and financial performance through the use of SHP’s industry-leading analytics platform and benchmark data. Prior to SHP, he was the CFO at the Visiting Nurse Association of Boston and worked at Partners Health Care at Home as CFO and CEO.
Karen Carter Karen Carter, RN, CPCO, CHCA, HCS-O, HCS-H, HCS-D, HCS-C, Regional Director, Jet Health Inc. Carter has been a nurse for over 20 years. Fresh out of nursing school, she was able to realize her lifelong dream of working with children. Her first job was in the pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) where she was promoted to director and earned her CCRN, SANE, and child abuse certifications. Carter left the PICU to help open a pediatric home health division in Louisiana to meet the needs of children after acute care discharge. Since 2004, she has exclusively worked in home health and hospice leadership as DON, administrator, director of growth and development, corporate educator, regional clinical director, and area vice president. In addition to overseeing day-to-day operations of multisite agencies, Carter has been active in due diligence surveys and in transitions during company buyouts.
William 'Bill' Dombi, Esq. William “Bill” Dombi, Esq., is the president of the National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC). He previously served as the vice president for Law at NAHC. As a key part of his responsibilities, Dombi specializes in legal, legislative, and regulatory advocacy on behalf of patients and providers of home health and hospice care. With nearly 40 years of experience in healthcare law and policy, Dombi has been involved in virtually all legislative and regulatory efforts affecting home care and hospice since 1975, including the expansion of the Medicare home health benefit in 1980, the formation of the hospice benefit in 1983, the institution on Medicare PPS for home health in 2000, and the national health care reform legislation in 2010. With litigation, Dombi was lead counsel in the landmark lawsuit that reformed the Medicare home health services benefit, challenges to HMO home care cutbacks for high-tech home care patients, lawsuits against Medicaid programs for inadequate payment rates, along with current lawsuits challenging the Medicare home health face-to-face encounter rule and the Department of labor changes to the overtime rules under the Fair Labor Standards Act.
Melinda A. Gaboury Melinda A. Gaboury, COS-C, with more than 28 years in home care, has over 18 years of executive speaking and educating experience, including extensive day-to-day interaction with home care and hospice professionals. She routinely conducts home care and hospice reimbursement workshops and speaks at state association meetings throughout the country. Gaboury has profound experience in Medicare PPS training, billing, collections, case-mix calculations, chart reviews, and due diligence. UPIC, RA, ADR, & TPE appeals with Medicare MACs have become the forefront of Gaboury’s current impact on the industry. She is currently serving on the NAHC/HHFMA Advisory Board and Work Group and is associate director on the Home Care Association of Florida Board of Directors. Gaboury is also the author of the Home Health OASIS Guide to OASIS-D1.
Kimberly Searcy Gunter Kimberly Searcy Gunter, BSN, MSN, RN, CDI-P, HCS-D, HCS-O, is the director of the clinical documentation advisory (CDA) business unit for The Corridor Group. Her team delivers end-to-end project management, compliance, and education services to help clients stay abreast of ever-changing documentation compliance and regulatory requirements. Her team’s work regularly includes helping clinical and business leaders improve clinical outcomes, ensure patient and employee satisfaction, and achieve fair, full reimbursement. Prior to her current role, Gunter worked in clinical operations and quality roles. Before Corridor, her experience included education, quality, and technology development roles at industry-leading home care services companies.
Sharon Harder Sharon Harder is the President of C3 Advisors, LLC. As the President of C3 Advisors, LLC, Harder oversees all home health and hospice client projects the majority of which are focused on compliance issues including ongoing scheduled compliance audits and preparation of responses to investigations and data requests. She works with several compliance committees and attorneys for client organizations on home health and hospice compliance matters.

Over the last 10 years Harder has helped hundreds of home health, hospice and long-term care providers with process redesign and efficiency improvement, compliance reviews, pre-acquisition due diligence, operational reporting and technology optimization.
Sharon Litwin

Sharon Litwin, RN, BSHS, MHA, HCS-D, is currently senior manager of coding & clinical consulting at Healthcare Provider Solutions, Inc. Litwin 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. She was an ACHC and CHAP surveyor, performing Medicare deemed surveys for ten years. She is a current ACHC and CHAP Certified Consultant. 

Litwin assists homecare and hospice agencies in providing quality, meeting regulations, ICD-10 coding, OASIS, increasing outcomes and Star Ratings, and having continued survey readiness. Litwin 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. She is a regular speaker for education companies, state and national associations and publications.

Robert W. Markette Jr. Robert W. Markette Jr., JD, CHC, HCS-C, is an attorney at Hall, Render, Killian, Heath & Lyman, PC in Indianapolis, and over the past 15 years has focused his practice on representing home health, hospice, private duty, and DME providers in all aspects of their operations. Markette works with his clients on issues related to Medicare/Medicaid compliance, including state and federal survey findings and appeals; payer issues and audit appeals; HIPAA compliance; and Medicare and Medicaid fraud and abuse, including developing and implementing compliance programs, performing internal investigations, and representing providers in external investigations and civil and criminal matters. He also assists clients with purchasing and selling agencies and addresses legal issues related to employment matters such as wage and hour compliance, investigations, and disputes. Markette serves on both the Board of Medical Specialty Coding and Compliance and the Board of the Association for Home Care Compliance.©
Arlene Maxim, RN, HCS-C Arlene Maxim, RN, HCS-C is a Home Health and Hospice Expert of A.D. Maxim Holdings, LLC. Arlene Maxim, RN, HCS-C is a home health and hospice expert with A.D. Maxim Holdings, LLC. Maxim is a frequently sought-after speaker in all areas of patient care quality, analysis, and administrative functions in the post-acute healthcare world. She is a Board Member and Vice Chair for the Association for Home Care Coding and Compliance. With more than 40 years of nursing experience, Arlene previously co-founded regional multimillion-dollar Medicare certified home health care companies, hospital-based home care and hospice companies, and transitional care programs. Her working career has included direct patient care progressing to clinical management oversight, executive level operations in hospitals and post-acute care settings, risk management in multiple health care settings, transitional care management, as well as, providing strategy for organic growth and acquisitions across post-acute settings.

Arlene currently leads innovative change across the health care continuum. She has developed and implemented multiple post-acute care programs working closely with multiple hospitals, home care and hospice agencies, Accountable Care Organizations, etc. On a daily basis, these post-acute programs positively impact high quality care delivery while spending health care dollars wisely. Arlene’s energy, dedication, and passion continue to positively change the post-acute world of health care.
Mary McGoldrick

Mary McGoldrick, MS, RN, CRNI®, has been a pioneer in the field of infection prevention and control in home care and hospice for over 25 years, with seminal works published on infection prevention and control for the home health and hospice industries. McGoldrick began her home care career more than 40 years ago as a home health aide, and since that time has served in a myriad of home care clinical, management, and executive-level positions, including as a hospice volunteer. Additionally, she served as a home care and hospice surveyor for The Joint Commission for 12 years, and as a subject matter expert on infection prevention and control in home care to the CDC-HICPAC, APIC, and others. McGoldrick is an author of more than 125 articles and several books, chapters, and manuals on topics related to infection prevention and control in home care and hospice, including the Home Care Infection Prevention and Control Program, and the first and second editions of the APIC book Infection Control in Home Care and Hospice.

Michael Puskarich Michael Puskarich has three decades of experience with a proven history of success in numerous healthcare delivery settings, such as acute care, extended care, home health, hospice, physician practice, national, mental health, and not-for-profit providers. Before joining McBee, he was the executive director for Orlando Health Home Care, and before that he was the CEO of Kenosha Visiting Nurse Association. He has expertise in the development of cost reduction reforms such as accountable care organizations, initiatives to reduce the spend within healthcare, and the behavioral health links to care delivery platforms, as well as strategic planning, information systems and processes, regulatory changes, and fiscal management. Puskarich has been recognized for outstanding leadership and has been an active advocate for the home care industry.
Angelo Spinola Angelo Spinola, Esq., is an attorney and shareholder with Littler Mendelson in Atlanta, Georgia, and chairs the law firm’s home care industry practice group. He has two decades of experience representing home care employers across the country in collective, class, and hybrid actions brought under the Fair Labor Standards Act and various state wage-and-hour laws. He provides legal aid to employers responding to wage-and-hour investigations by the Department of Labor and its state agency equivalents, conducts wage-and-hour practice audits, and develops compliance measures that minimize exposure, among other services. Spinola earned his J.D. from George Washington University Law School in 1999 and is a member of the State Bar of Georgia.
Jess Stover

Jess Stover is a Principal and Program Director of Revenue Cycle Outsourcing at BlackTree Healthcare Consulting. Having spent her career almost exclusively in the homecare industry, Jess has helped organizations improve their daily operations by taking a consultative approach to reimbursement and strategy. Jess has more than 14 years of experience providing extensive revenue cycle and operations consulting to organizations of all sizes. In addition to her role at BlackTree, Jess has served as an interim Director of Patient Accounts, interim Project Manager of software implementation, and interim Business Officer for a variety of agencies. She is also passionate about promoting industry education both internally within BlackTree and to the healthcare community. She has spoken at state association events, as well as national conference levels. She also serves as the chair for BlackTree’s Education committee and is the Head of Employee Engagement initiatives across the firm.

 

Home Health Administrator's Summit

Location

Caesars Palace Las Vegas
3570 Las Vegas Boulevard, South
Las Vegas, NV 89109

  • Room rate: $135 + $35 resort fee/night
  • Hotel cut-off date: Friday, July 23, 2021. Hotel rooms may sell out earlier than the cut-off date, so book early!
  • Reservation Center: 1-866-227-5944 and reference the DecisionHealth Home Health Payment Summit (Group Code: SCHHC1)
  • Book online here: https://book.passkey.com/go/SCHHC1

For room reservations, contact the hotel directly and mention you are attending the DecisionHealth Administrator's Summit to qualify for the special discounted rates (+$35 daily resort fee). Note: Only a limited block of rooms has been reserved. To receive the discounted rates, reservations must be made by Friday, July 23, 2021, or until the room block is full. Thereafter, reservations will be taken on space and rate availability.

Simplify Compliance/DecisionHealth has no affiliation with any third-party companies or travel assistance providers. Rooms should be booked directly with the event hotel using the official information provided on the website and in the brochure.

BONUS Discount at the BACCHANAL BUFFET INSIDE CAESARS PALACE!
A plethora of cooked to order dishes and unique offerings. Get a 10% discount when you show your conference badge.

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Pricing

Retail price: $1,099.00
Early Bird price: $999.00
PreCon + Main Con (Kit): $1,299.00
PreCon + Main Con (Kit) Early Bird: $1,199.00

Early bird deadline: Tuesday, May 11, 2021

Home Health Administrator's Summit

Sponsors


Bronze Exhibit Partners

Stoneridge Partners
Healthcare First

Exhibitor

Homehealth Notify

For information on exhibit and sponsorship opportunities, please contact Regina Dexter at RDexter@decisionhealth.com or 1-800-727-5257 x6061.

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Continuing Education

Pre-Conference: Master Recruitment & Retention: How to Navigate HR & Legal Issues, Hire, & Keep the Best of the Best

Home Care Specialist—Compliance (HCS-C)

The Home Care Specialist—Compliance (HCS-C) credential is earned by home care professionals skilled in establishing, implementing, and monitoring a home health agency’s compliance program, specifically with state and federal regulations related to agency operations. This virtual event has been approved by the Board of Medical Specialty Coding & Compliance for 5 HCS-C CEUs.

Pre-Conference: Compliance Best Practices from Intake to Discharge

Home Care Specialist—Compliance (HCS-C)

The Home Care SpecialistCompliance (HCS-C) credential is earned by home care professionals skilled in establishing, implementing, and monitoring a home health agency’s compliance program, specifically with state and federal regulations related to agency operations. This virtual event has been approved by the Board of Medical Specialty Coding & Compliance for 2 HCS-C CEUs.

Home Care Coding Specialist—Diagnosis (HCS-D)

The Home Care Coding Specialist—Diagnosis (HCS-D) credential is earned by professionals skilled in classifying medical data from home health patient records. Coding specialists review patients’ records and assign numeric codes for each diagnosis. This virtual event has been approved by the Board of Medical Specialty Coding & Compliance for 6 HCS-D CEUs.

Home Care Clinical Specialist—OASIS (HCS-O)

The Home Care Clinical SpecialistOASIS (HCS-O) certification is held by clinicians who have demonstrated the clinical skills and judgment necessary to assess a patient’s condition correctly. HCS-O credential holders are healthcare professionals with specialized knowledge in applying clinical assessment findings to OASIS items. This virtual event has been approved by the Board of Medical Specialty Coding & Compliance for 2 HCS-O CEUs.

Main Conference

Home Care Specialist—Compliance (HCS-C)

The Home Care Specialist—Compliance (HCS-C) credential is earned by home care professionals skilled in establishing, implementing, and monitoring a home health agency’s compliance program, specifically with state and federal regulations related to agency operations. This virtual event has been approved by the Board of Medical Specialty Coding & Compliance for 8 HCS-C CEUs.

Home Care Coding Specialist—Diagnosis (HCS-D)

The Home Care Coding Specialist—Diagnosis (HCS-D) credential is earned by professionals skilled in classifying medical data from home health patient records. Coding specialists review patients’ records and assign numeric codes for each diagnosis. This virtual event has been approved by the Board of Medical Specialty Coding & Compliance for 1 HCS-D CEUs.

Home Care Clinical Specialist—OASIS (HCS-O)

The Home Care Clinical Specialist—OASIS (HCS-O) certification is held by clinicians who have demonstrated the clinical skills and judgment necessary to assess a patient’s condition correctly. HCS-O credential holders are healthcare professionals with specialized knowledge in applying clinical assessment findings to OASIS items. This virtual event has been approved by the Board of Medical Specialty Coding & Compliance for 1 HCS-O CEUs.

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COVID Safety

Simplify Compliance places the highest priority on the safety of our guests. In preparation for attendance at our events, we want to share the following measures to promote health and well being:

  • Current hotel policy outlines that fully vaccinated guests are no longer required to wear face coverings or social distance in indoor and outdoor areas at our hotels, unless required by local law. Unvaccinated guests must still wear face coverings and practice social distancing when they are in indoor public spaces.
  • Meeting rooms will be set to comply with state and local recommended social distancing guidelines.
  • Food service will follow the safety guidelines implemented by the hotel.

To view all the safety measures that Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, NV has implemented, please see the information listed on their website: https://www.caesars.com/health-and-safety

Simplify Compliance will continue to monitor the COVID-19 environment, the recommended guidelines, and communicate adjustments to the onsite policies and procedures as we approach the live event date.