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Wednesday, July 14, 2021

Maintenance Therapy in PDGM

Start Date: 7/14/2021 11:30 AM EDT
End Date: 7/14/2021 1:00 PM EDT

Venue Name: Virtual Event


Organization Name: Ohio Council For Home Care and Hospice

Contact:
Ryan Crawford
Email: ryan@ochch.org
Phone: (614) 885-0434

OCHCH is excited to partner with Kornetti & Krafft Health Care Solutions to bring your this webinar.

Program Overview:

Concerns and questions frequently presented to Kornetti & Krafft Health Care Solutions regarding maintenance therapy focus on proper beneficiary identification, supportive documentation, therapy utilization and billing procedures. Getting this information right is critical for any organization to ensure that the revenue generated by this arm of the benefit is soundly protected in the audit-intensive environment the industry is experiencing. This session intends to provide the attendee/participant with an overview of the do’s & don’ts of maintenance therapy.

Presenter Info:

Cindy Krafft PT, MS, HCS-O
 
Cindy Krafft PT, MS, HCS-O brings more than 25 years of home health expertise that ranges from direct patient care to operational / management issues as well as a passion for understanding regulations. Years spent in the direct patient environment solidified that this was the optimal setting for the provision of effective and efficient interdisciplinary care as it focuses on functionality and patient centered care delivery. Recognition that the providing care in the home environment presents both unique opportunities and challenges is clearly evident in both training and consultation activities.
 
For the past 15 years, Cindy has been a nationally recognized educator in the areas of documentation, regulation, therapy utilization and OASIS. She has and currently serves on multiple Technical Expert Panels with CMS Contractors working on clinical and payment reforms and bundled payment care initiatives. Her focus is on providing the knowledge and tools critical to the post-acute continuum of care to operationalize external requirements while keeping the driver of care where it needs to be – the needs of each patient being cared for.
 
Cindy has been involved at the senior leadership level for the Home Health Section of the American Physical Therapy Association for more than 10 years and is the immediate Past President of that organization. She is on the editorial board of Home Healthcare Now and a frequently sought out expert contributor for other home health publications.
 
Cindy is an active member of the National Association of Home Care and Hospice (NAHC) and currently serves on multiple committees. She has written 3 books – The How-to Guide to Therapy Documentation, An Interdisciplinary Approach to Home Care and the Handbook to Home Health Therapy Documentation – and co-authored her fourth, The Post-Acute Care Guide to Maintenance Therapy with her business partner Diana Kornetti PT, MA, HCS-D.

Diana (Dee) Kornetti, PT, MA, HCS-D, HCS-C, Owner / Founder, Kornetti & Krafft Health Care Solutions
, a physical therapist for 35 years, is a past administrator and co-owner of a Medicare-certified home health agency. Dee now provides training and education to home health industry providers as Owner/Founder of a consulting business, Kornetti & Krafft Health Care Solutions, with her business partners Cindy Krafft and Sherry Teague.

Dee is nationally recognized as a speaker in the areas of home care, standardized tests and measures in the field of physical therapy, therapy training and staff development, including OASIS, coding, and documentation, in the home health arena. Dee is the current President of the American Physical Therapy Association’s Home Health Section and serves on the APTA’s national Post-Acute Work Group.  She serves as the President of the Association of Homecare Coding and Compliance, and a member of the Association of Home Care Coders Advisory Board and Panel of Experts.  She has served as a content expert for standard setting for Decision Health’s Board of Medical Specialty Coding (BSMC) home care coding (HCS-D) and OASIS (HCS-O) credentialed exams. She holds current credentials in Home Health Coding (HCS-D) and Compliance (HCS-C) from this trade association. 

Dee is also on Medbridge’s Advisory Board for development of educational content on its  home health platform, and has authored several courses related to OASIS, Conditions of Participation (CoPs) and therapy.
Dee is a published researcher. on the Berg Balance Scale, and has co-authored APTA’s Home Health Section resources related to OASIS, goal writing and defensible documentation for the practicing therapist.  Dee has contributed chapter updates to the Handbook of Home Health Care Administration 6th edition, and co-authored a book, The Post-Acute Care Guide to Maintenance Therapy published in 2015.

Dee received her B.S. in Physical Therapy from Boston University’s Sargent College of Allied Health Professions, and her M.A. from Rider University in Lawrenceville, NJ. Her clinical focus has been in the area of gerontology and neurological disease rehabilitation.

Registration Fee:
OCHCH Members - $49 per person
Non-Members - $110 per person




 

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Closed: 7/14/2021 9:00 AM

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