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Fundamentals of Hospice (July)


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Fundamentals of Hospice
July 20, 2021

CEs for Nurses, NHA, CEHCH

Does your agency have a new employee? Looking to provide a refresher to current staff?

Designed to orient your staff to Hospice Agency services in the state of Ohio as well as provide an overview of what constitutes a Hospice Beneficiary, OHCA's Introduction to Hospice course offers a one stop training program for your team.

This intensive full-day training will take a deep dive the following:

* Identify Criteria for Hospice Services
* Discuss clinical assessment requirements for the Medicare Hospice Benefit
* Describe basic reimbursement methodology for Hospice under Medicare and Medicaid
* Understand differences in payment sources for Hospice
* Understand differences in licensure requirements and conditions of participation
* Understand post-acute relationship building and the role of hospice congregate settings
* Recognize various parties involved in care coordination
* Discuss unique challenges to Hospice Agencies
* Discuss relevant current industry issues, such as COVID-19 and the VBID model

Make plans now to join Erin Begin as she leads this important program.

Who Should Attend
Any staff members new to hospice, including nurses, aides, social workers, volunteers, therapists, administrative staff, administrators and other clinical managers


8:30 a.m. Check In & Coffee
9:00 a.m. Program begins
12:15 p.m. Lunch (included)
12:45 p.m. Program resumes
4:00 p.m. Adjourn

Quest Conference Center (new location)
9200 Worthington Road, Westerville, Ohio 43082
Free parking is available at the Conference Center.

Each participant is responsible for his/her own lodging and meal arrangements. We encourage you to make your hotel reservations as early as possible. There are a large number of hotels near the Conference Center. Google hotels on Polaris Parkway for a complete listing.

Live Event Precautions
We are all excited to get back to face to face training however we need to do so responsibility. Therefore we have selected a conference location that has been vigilant to ensure the health and safety of guests while maintaining the highest levels of customer service in this extraordinary and ever evolving time. Rest assured that the Quest Conference Center will be following all safety guidance and procedures during our event. We will also follow all CDC guidance regarding mask wearing, temperature checks, social distancing, etc.

We can?t wait to see you!

Erin Begin, CEHCH
OHCA Home Care & Hospice Director

A Certified Executive for Home Care and Hospice (CEHCH), Ms. Begin is also an experienced Revenue Cycle Director with Post-Acute care providers, which include Home Health, Hospice and Skilled Nursing Facility services. During her time in that role, she re-engineered the intake and billing set up processes to maximize recovery of reimbursable services through contractual payor set up corrections, cash flow process optimization, complete recalibration of a centralized intake and documentation process, standardization of authorization requests, electronic claims payment and submission automation, and interdisciplinary problem resolution. She also fulfilled key financial reporting roles including the monthly generation and calculation of the Allowance for Doubtful Accounts, as well as developed other key performance indicators for financial success of the Organization. Her current role requires her to maintain knowledgeable of current Conditions of Participation, Billing guidelines, and upcoming regulatory and payment changes.
Continuing Education Credit:

This program has been approved for 6 hours of continuing education credit for Ohio nurses, nursing home administrators (Ohio BELTSS) and CEHCH (Certified Executive for Home Care & Hospice).

Members: $ 125 (before July 6)
$155 (July 6 and after)

Non-Members: $ 245 (before July 6 )
$ 305 (July 6 and after)

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