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Upcoming Webinars

Attend a free webinar hosted by home health and hospice industry experts covering regulatory updates, hot topics, best practices, and more.

> Navigating the Home Health Agency Cost Report

March 5th | 12:00 pm ET / 11:00 am CT | FREE! | REGISTER

The HHA cost report continues to be used to set the PPS rates and will also be used for the PDGM. It is vital to the HHA community that the cost report be properly prepared. Join ElevathingHOME for this webinar as Tom Boyd, Vice President of Reimbursable Services with Simione Healthcare Consultants helps participants identify and understand the many requirements for the completion of the HHA Medicare cost report, discuss what is new and provide time-saving tips, too.

Hosted & presented by ElevatingHOME

> Home Health Quality Reporting Program Provider Training

March 5th – 6th | 8:00 am ET / 7:00 am CT | FREE! | REGISTER

CMS will be hosting a 2-day training event in Baltimore, MD. This training is open to all home health providers, associations, and organizations.

The primary focus of this ‘Train-the-Trainer’ event will be to provide those responsible for training home health agency staff with information about the HH QRP and associated changes between the OASIS-C2 and the OASIS-D which became effective, January 1, 2019. Topics will include Section J: Health Conditions, Section GG: Functional Abilities and Goals, the Pressure Ulcer/Injury Quality Measure (M1311), and the Drug Regimen Review Quality Measure. This training will also include an interactive session on the use of reports to identify opportunities for process improvement and utilize information contained in reports available via the Certification And Survey Provider Enhanced Reports (CASPER) system to develop quality improvement plans.

Registration for the in-person training is limited to 250 people on a first-come, first-serve basis. For those not able to attend in person, the session will be available via webcast. A URL to access the webcast will be provided to participants closer to the training event.

Hosted & presented by CMS

> Key Medicare Issues Facing People with Serious Illnesses

March 20th | 1:30 pm ET / 12:30 pm CT | FREE! | REGISTER

This presentation will discuss current issues in Medicare, including updates the “Jimmo v. Sebelius” Medicare Improvement Standard case settlement, Observation Status, and more. Presented by Center for Medicare Advocacy Executive Director Judith Stein and Senior Policy Attorney Toby S. Edelman, with special guest.

Hosted & presented by Center for Medicare Advocacy

Webinar Recordings

HEALTHCAREfirst offers a wide variety of education webinars to keep you informed. Click here to access a complete list of webinar recordings and handouts.

Webinars listed are for informational purposes only and are not intended to be, and should not be construed as, legal advice. HEALTHCAREfirst strongly recommends that each agency consult with counsel of its own choosing for legal advice in any of these matters.

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