Understanding the New Discharge Planning CoP - On-Demand

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Understanding the New Discharge Planning CoP - On-Demand

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Available ON-DEMAND

Presented on: Tuesday, May 5, 2020

Presented by: Arlene Maxim, HCS-C

The new Home Health Condition of Participation (CoP) on discharge planning requires that the discharge planning process focus on a patient’s goals and treatment preferences. Hospitals are now mandated to ensure each patient’s right to access their medical records in an electronic format. In this 60-minute webinar, industry expert Arlene Maxim, HCS-C, will provide an overview of the requirement as it relates to home health. The webinar will examine insights and strategies to help determine who will provide quality data to the patient, understand quality measure data, and know which information must be shared with other providers.

At the conclusion of this program, participants will be able to:

  • Explain at least one key element of discharge planning requirements
  • Identify ways to gather information needed to update transfer policies


  • Overview of discharge planning rule elements relevant to home health
  • Hospital discharge planning requirements and their impact on home health
  • Tracking information from acute care hospitals
  • Information needed for compliant discharge planning
  • Revised policies for discharge planning
  • Live Q&A

Who Should Listen?

    • Home Health Administrators
    • Clinical Managers
    • Compliance Officers
    • Directors of Nursing
    • Quality Managers
    • Clinicians
    • PTs
    • RNs

    Meet the Speaker

    Arlene MaximArlene Maxim, RN, HCS-C is a home health and hospice expert with A.D. Maxim Holdings, LLC 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. Early in her nursing career she combined her clinical knowledge with her homecare/hospice interests and began working as a consultant in the homecare and hospice field in 1986.

    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.

    The current focus of public speaking, training and consulting include, but is not limited to, newly released Conditions of Participation, Face to Face strategies, Pre-Claim Review, Home Health Grouping Model, OASIS, Star Ratings in home care and hospice, functional improvement in patients in the home, the reduction in hospitalization and other significant changes we should expect in the near future.

    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.


    Webinar system requirements and program materials: 
    To fully benefit from the webinar experience, please note you will need a computer equipped with the following:

    Browser: Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 or later, Firefox, Chrome, or Safari, with JavaScript enabled 
    Internet: 56K or faster Internet connection (high-speed connection recommended) 
    Streaming: for audio/video streaming, Adobe Flash plug-in or Safari browser on iOS devices 

    Prior to the webinar, you will receive an email with detailed system requirements, your login information, presentation slides, and other materials that you can print and distribute to all attendees at your location. 

    No problem. The On-Demand version will be available. Use it as a training tool at your convenience—whenever your new or existing staff need a refresher or need to understand a new concept. Play it once or dozens of times. A $249 value! 

    Participation in the webinar is just $249 per site. All materials must be retrieved from the Internet. 

    Call your customer service representative toll-free 800-650-6787 or email customerservice@hcpro.com if you have questions.