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Thursday, February 21, 2019

The PDGM National Summit

Start Date: 2/21/2019 8:30 AM EST
End Date: 2/21/2019 4:15 PM EST

Venue Name: Renaissance Westerville Hotel

Location:
409 Altair Parkway
Westerville, OH  United States  43082

Event Website: http://pdgm2019.nahc.org/

Organization Name: Ohio Council for Homecare and Hospice

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

Sponsor: NAHC & HHFMA




Overview


Is your agency prepared to deal with the most consequential changes to impact home health in decades? The Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM) will revolutionize the payment methodology for all Medicare Home Health Agencies in the United States. PDGM, created by CMS, is slated to debut on January 1, 2020.
 
Agencies must prepare immediately for these important regulatory changes. Significant operational and organizational reforms must be undertaken by your agency in early 2019 to successfully transition to PDGM.
 
To enable home health leaders to successfully manage this new payment landscape, we invite you to join us for a one-day summit on transitioning to the PDGM. This in-depth summit, which will be held at the Westin Chicago Northwest in Itasca, IL, will cover all aspects of managing the change to PDGM -- operations, financial, clinical, data analytics, and technology.
 
PDGM is critical to your future success.
PDGM represents the most significant change in the Medicare home health program in the 21st Century. It will radically change the payment methodology, including the unit of payment, the case mix adjuster, Low Utilization Payment Adjustment standards, and payment for Non-Routine Medical Supplies.
 
You must begin preparing immediately!
Home Health Agencies must initiate significant organizational and operational changes in early 2019 in order to successfully transition to PDGM. Join us for our PDGM Summit on March 5, 2019 for an intensive, one-day program that will prepare your Medicare HHA for the PDGM revolution.
 
Why should you attend?
It is critical for you to have the new tools and knowledge necessary to understand and adapt your business to these important changes. These in-depth, one-day summits will cover all facets of managing change to PDGM – operations; clinical; financial; data analytics; and technology. Faculty drawn from the top home health consulting firms in the nation will provide you with the skills you need to smoothly and successfully transition to PDGM.

Presenters
Financial  -  Nick Seabrook, BlackTree Healthcare Consulting
Financial  -  Melinda Gaboury, Healthcare Provider Solutions
Clinical  -  Diane Link, Curaport
Clinical  -  Kerry Termine, Fazzi Associates
Operations  -  Raymond Belles, BKD, LLP
Operations  -  Todd Montigney, BlackTree Healthcare Consulting
Data Analytics  -  Stavros Katsifis, McBee
Technology  -  TBD

Registration Fee
Early Bird Pricing - Through January 31st, 2019
Member:  $249 – Per Person
Non-Member:  $449 – Per Person

February 1st and after
Member:  $349 – Per Person
Non-Member:  $549 – Per Person

*If you are a member of an association listed below, please provide your association specific promo code at check out to receive the member registration rate.

1. NAHC or other State Association
2. LeadingAge Ohio

Registration check-in is from 7:30 am to 8:30 am
Continental breakfast and lunch is provided.
 
Event & Hotel Location
Renaissance Columbus Westerville-Polaris Hotel
409 Altair Pkwy, Westerville, OH 43082
Phone: (614) 882-6800

A hotel room rate of $139.00 plus tax is available on a space available basis. Please phone 1-833-427-0292 & ask for the Ohio Home Care & Hospice FEB2019 Rate or use the reservation link below. Rate applies through January 30, 2019.

Reservation Link: Book your group rate for Ohio Council for Home Care & Hospice

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 contact hours to RNs, LPNs.
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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Sponsorship and Exhibit Opportunities
A limited number of sponsorship and exhibit opportunities are available for this event. Download the Sponsorship and Exhibit packet to learn more.
 


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