PDGM Clinical Documentation

Course Overview

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.

This course is designed to bring you up to date and offer practical knowledge needed to adapt to changing industry demands. Come away with knowledge of how to keep it simple and excel!

This course to highlights how OASIS D-1 will affect your bottom line under PDGM. Documentation continues to be the number one risk area in home health operations regarding retaining reimbursements from Federal, State and Commercial Insurance payers and in determining STAR Ratings.

The presenter,  Dana Eichler, RN with SMART Healthcare Resources will use her years of hands on experience to encourage attendees and provide expert guidance toward obtaining the keys of Defensible Documentation in your agency. This training to targeted for your entire operation. Don’t pass up this essential training for your staff!

Seminar Topics

  • Understanding PDGM for clinical staff
  • OASIS D1 – Get the functional RIGHT!
  • Upcoming OASIS changes
  • Chapter 7 – Home Health Medicare Benefit Policy Manual-Keys to support homebound and medical necessity
  • How to be prepared for Medical Review (TPE, RCD, UPIC, etc.)
  • STAR Ratings – What they are all about

Who should attend?

    • Owner/Administrators

 

    • Clinical Managers/DON’s

 

    • RNs/LVN’s/Therapists

 

  • Process/Quality Improvement Staff

Meet the Speaker

Dana Eichler, RN

Dana Eichler

Senior Clinical Consultant, RN BS COS-C
S.M.A.R.T Healthcare Resources

Dana Eichler has 25 years in home care, previously supervised Quality Assurance Department for a large agency with over 800 patients, BS, specializing in billing audits, working knowledge of multiple Point-of-Care software packages, an expert in regulator and JCAHO issues. Dana is also one of our specialized retroactive / prospective CLIA trainers. She also a Certified Oasis Specialist-Clinical.

Pricing

1 Person

$429

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2 Persons

$829

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3 Persons

$1199

3 Persons


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7 hours of Continuing education hours (CEU's).

CANCELLATION POLICY:    If Medicare Training and Consulting must cancel a seminar due to low registration, registrants will receive a full refund by their method of payment.  If a participant cancels a reservation, notification must occur 15 or more calendar days before the meeting date for a 100% refund.  A participant may enroll in a future course in lieu of a cash refund.  Medicare Training & Consulting is unable to grant refunds for lodging, airfare, and other expenses.

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2021 – Home Health Survey – June 28, 2021 – Las Vegas, NV

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2021 – Home Health Survey – August 23, 2021 – Las Vegas, NV

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