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Thursday, February 28, 2019

Home Care 101

Start Date: 2/28/2019 9:00 AM EST
End Date: 2/28/2019 4:30 PM EST

Venue Name: Center for Excellence

1105 Schrock Rd. Suite 525
Columbus, OH  United States  43229

Organization Name: Ohio Council for Homecare and Hospice

JIm Godin
Email: jim@ochch.org
Phone: (614) 885-0434 x207

Program Description:  The purpose of this introductory program is to give attendees an up-to-date overview of the operations of a Medicare certified home health agency.  The participants will gain knowledge of the Conditions of Participation (CoPs), Medicare Manuals (defines PPS billing requirements, plan of care completion, and skilled, intermittent, homebound, reasonable and necessary care), an overview of survey preparation and process, and the role of clinicians in driving financial results.  Individuals will gain an understanding of the role of OASIS and adverse events in agency operations.  The Ohio Home Care Program (Medicaid) and PASSPORT will also be discussed.  This program offers continuing education credits to RNs, LPNs, OTs, PTs, and SLPs.

This program will address:

  • Informational links and resources of federal and state governments.
  • CoPs and the requirements for survey.
  • OASIS, OBQI/OBQM reports used by an agency. 
  • Fundamentals of HIPPA (Code Sets, Privacy, Security)
  • Guidelines for home health eligibility - skilled care/homebound
Lunch and continental breakfast are included in the registration fee. 

About the Presenter
Beth Foster, RN, BA, CPHQ
, is Director of Regulatory Affairs for the Ohio Council for Home Care and Hospice.  Her home care career began in 1989 as a visiting nurse, progressing into other positions including aide/intake coordinator, hospital system liaison, clinical care manager and director.  Previously she served as an Ohio Dept. of Health Surveyor for all provider types including Home Care & Hospice. 

Registration Fee
OCHCH Member:  $195 - First Person
$175 - Each additional from same agency
Non-Member:  $390 – First Person
$350 – Each additional from same agency
Registration check-in is from 8:30 am to 9:00 am

Hotel Information
Crowne Plaza, 6500 Doubletree Ave., Columbus, OH 43229, PH: 614-885-1885
A hotel room rate of $94.00 plus tax is available on a space available basis.  Please phone the hotel & ask for the Home Care & Hospice Rate.

Continuing Education
Attendance for the entire program is required to earn Contact Hours.  A copy of the completed Continuing Education Certificate must also be submitted.  This program will provide 6.5 contact hours to RNs, LPNs, OTs, PTs. And SLPs.
Ohio Council for Home Care and Hospice is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Ohio Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.  (OBN-001-91) (OH -157, 4/1/2019)

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Closed: 2/28/2019 4:00 PM

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