Home Care CoPs: Virtual Boot Camp 2017 by AudioEducator

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This virtual boot camp will ensure home health agencies are properly implementing the changes in the home health CoPs effective July 13, 2017.

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In January 2017, CMS finalized new standards for improving the quality of health care services for home health patients and strengthening their rights.

AudioEducator, a division of audio conference and corporate education leader ProEdTech, will host the virtual boot camp “Home Care CoPs” with consulting and coding expert Sharon M. Litwin on Tuesday, October 31, 2017 at 12:00 pm ET. This session will discuss how the new changes in home care Conditions of Participation (CoPs) will make major changes to the rights of home care patients.

The home health care industry has not seen a change in Medicare’s (CoPs) in three decades. However, in January 2017, CMS finalized new standards for improving the quality of health care services for home health patients and strengthening their rights. These changes in the home health CoPs, which must be implemented by July 13, 2017, have major implications for home health agencies. In order to be prepared in this short time frame, agencies must train their staff and revise their processes to be compliant. Surveyors will start using the new CoPs this summer, so agency operators shouldn’t put their facilities at risk: They must start now to prepare, educate their staff and implement the necessary changes.

This session with industry veteran Sharon M. Litwin is a special Home Health Care Virtual Boot Camp 2017. She will discuss how significant the new CoPs are and how they will impact home health agencies’ day-to-day operations. This webinar will provide agencies with the information to ensure they’ve properly implemented these changes in the home health CoPs.

The session will help CEOs, administrators, directors, quality managers, field staff and office staff understand:

  • What’s included in the CoPs changes effective July 13, 2017
  • Responses to the final rule clarifying the CoPs
  • Detailed look at all conditions
  • How the CoPs changes make major changes to the rights of home health patients
  • The importance of integrating services among disciplines and the physician
  • The impact on the plan of care and updates to orders
  • How a good QAPI program can lessen day-to-day challenges
  • Which data to analyze to develop or enhance QAPI
  • Home health agencies’ responsibilities: Guidelines for emergency preparedness

For more information and to register, visit: https://www.audioeducator.com/virtualbootcamp/home-health-care-cops-changes

About ProEdTech

ProEdTech is a leading source of knowledge and training for professionals in over 15 industries, serving individuals, businesses and their employees around the globe. It offers webinars, online conferences, seminars, boot camps, books, DVDs, white papers, industry reports and other learning tools from industry experts and insiders who provide a fresh perspective on key issues, trends and regulations in order to simplify governance, risk and compliance (GRC) for enterprises and industry professionals.

ProEdTech’s AudioEducator webinars offer updates, regulatory knowledge and information on the latest news in various medical specialties, as well as coding and billing updates, and analysis of regulations that affect ambulatory surgical centers, home health, long term care and hospice facilities, hospitals and healthcare systems, health insurers and physician practices. Webinars are also offered through AudioSolutionz in the technology, human resources, construction and housing, ICT and telecom, manufacturing, consumer packaged goods and retail, safety and security, transportation, energy and environment, education, trade, and chemicals industries. ProEdTech’s Eli Financial platform offers tax and banking professionals, focusing on providing high-quality online training products customized for U.S. lenders and tax practitioners that include the latest updates from the IRS, CFPB and other regulatory authorities. Lawyers across the United States depend on Eli CLE for top quality online continuing legal education (CLE) programs, which can be completed for MCLE credits.

ProEdTech regularly provides professionals the opportunity to get answers to their most complex questions directly from experts, without having to attend costly live conferences. To learn more, visit: http://www.proedtech.com.

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