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In Person Home Health Training - March 6-9, 2023

San Antonio, TX

Home Health Survey Training

Monday, March 6, 2023 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Whether you are a brand new agency or a seasoned one, this class is designed to eliminate fear, stress, and deficiencies during the survey process. This seminar will provide you with all the necessary tools to create a constant state of readiness at your agency. We will discuss the ultimate step-by-step approach to navigating the Joint Commission Standards, CMS Guidelines and Deemed Status survey process. You will learn how to develop a survey preparation binder, which will provide you with all the information needed to present to your surveyor upon arrival, setting the tone for a stress-free and a successful survey experience. Through the detailed approach, you will be able to identify potential deficiencies prior to the surveyor finding them, develop a plan of corrections, and bring your agency up to compliance prior to your survey. You will be presented with proven strategies and examples used during the most recent surveys as well as new survey protocols taking effect January 1, 2017.

PDGM Clinical Documentation & OASIS-E

Tuesday, March 7, 2023 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

The Patient-Driven Grouping Model (PDGM) represents the most sweeping changes in the home health industry since the introduction of the Prospective Payment System (PPS) in 2000.

Being ahead of the crowd and understanding the role YOUR documentation plays such an important role. Solid Home Care documentation is the KEY to survival with Targeted Probe and Educate (TPE) audits, accurate functional scoring, star ratings, and ultimate PDGM success. Learn the importance of the comprehensive assessment to support the POC and OASIS responses and be prepared for the survey by adherence to the CoP’s.

Home Health Billing Seminar

Wednesday, March 8, 2023 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

This seminar offers education and strategy to provide agency owners, administrators, business managers and billing staffs with practical information to equip your agency to collect and retain reimbursements due from all payer sources. The continuing shift in the industry to tie payments to quality services hits home in 2023 with the nationwide implementation of Home Health Value Based Purchasing. National Medicare enrollment continues to move toward enrollees choosing Medicare Advantage Commercial Insurers while the Medicare Fee- For Service enrollment continues to diminish as a percentage of total. Our experienced industry experts will provide valuable practical insight that will be beneficial and enlightening to newly certified or long-standing home health provider administration and staff members.

Latest Home Health Regulatory Updates

Home Health Specific Updates -Medicare

Home Health Billing Recommendations for Medicare Advantage and Commercial Payors

Part B Billing Opportunities relative to home health agencies

Navigating Medicare Secondary Payor Billing

CMS Medical Review Updates

PDGM Financial Survival Guide

Thursday, March 9, 2023 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

During COVID-19 pandemic, Medicare has not adjusted Home Health Reimbursement rates. Instead, the focus was on providing safe patient care.
Medicare has proposed a massive 4.2% reduction in payments beginning on 1/1/2023. After reviewing the cost report data, Medicare has adjusted all 432 HIPPS Rates and adjusted the LUPA threshold amounts.

Strategies to deal with Medicare Advantage Plans

10 Cost Cutting measures you implement to adjust mitigate cope with cuts

Implementing an Outpatient Therapy Programs

Adjustments to 432 HIPPS Rates and LUPA thresholds

Learn about application process for TAX CREDIT from IRS

Flu Shots

Maintenance Programs

Pricing

1 Person Total

429 1 Person

1 day training
Single agency
Course Materials
Lunch
Coffee

2 Persons Total

829 Total

1 day training
Same Agency
Course Materials
Lunch
Coffee

3 Persons Total

1199 Total

1 day training
Same agency
Course Materials
Lunch
Coffee

Agency (Price Per Person)

350 Per Person

1 day training
Same agency
Course Materials
Lunch
Coffee

Hotel Information

Comfortable hotel near San Antonio River Walk

 

Hotel on Riverwalk in San Antonio TX

Experience the thoroughly modern Holiday Inn® San Antonio River Walk! Our hotel boasts all new guest accommodations and public areas with contemporary and inviting décor. Enjoy a short stroll to the River Walk and you’ll discover great attractions with unmatched hospitality.

Business guests are welcomed to take advantage of free Wi-Fi access, an on-site Business Center and Fitness Center. Stop by Mugg’s Café for the all new gourmet “Coffee Experience” before you begin the day’s tasks. Stay alert and energetic with a selection of sandwiches, salads and sundry items available 24 hours a day. Nearby is the Henry B Gonzales Convention Center ideal for travelers in town for conferences.

Vacationers delight in lively entertainment, rich history and scenic views. You’ll appreciate our riverside locale just minutes away from nearby attractions like the historic Alamo, the Rivercenter Mall and El Marcado and The Market Place.

Beautiful lodging, comfortable and spacious guest rooms and a conveniently situated location make us a top choice for your next visit to San Antonio. Be sure to try our Windows on the River Restaurant & Lounge for a great dining experience. Come discover what makes this flagship Holiday Inn® the premier choice for your stay in San Antonio, Texas.

Holiday Inn San Antonio-Riverwalk

Address
217 North St. Mary’s Street,
San Antonio, TX 78205-2303
Phone: 210-272-1516