WEBINARS

ACHCU offers webinars on various topics relevant to the industries we serve. Here you will find recordings of past webinars available on demand.

HOSPICE WEBINARS

Preparing for an Initial or Renewal Hospice Accreditation Survey

Join Clinical Compliance Educator, Lisa Meadows, as she discusses preparing for an initial or renewal hospice accreditation survey.

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ACHC Top Hospice Survey Deficiencies

Join Clinical Compliance Educator, Lisa Meadows, as she goes over the ACHC Top Hopsice Survey Deficiencies.

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Preparing for Initial Hospice Medicare Certification Survey

Join Clinical Compliance Educator, Lisa Meadows, as she discusses preparing for survey for Initial Hospice Medicare Certification.

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After Survey: Developing a Plan of Correction for Hospice

Join Lisa Meadows as she discusses Developing a Plac of Correction (POC) after your  ACHC Hospice survey.

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The Role of Volunteers in Hospice

This presentation will review the regulatory requirements for the utilization of volunteers in hospice programs as well as discuss tips for survey readiness.

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Hospice - Where We Are and Where We're Headed
This webinar summarizes some of the proposed changes in the FY2019 Hospice Proposed Rule including payment and hospice quality reporting program updates. We delve into not just the FY2019 and recent Hospice Rules but also CMS comments, as well as those of MedPAC, and recent activities outside of hospice but impacting hospices related to payment and quality reporting. We analyze this information and provide insight into what this means, as a whole, for the future of hospice and what hospices should be doing to prepare for the future. The standardized assessment tool, HEART, and hospice payment data, and the focus of CMS going forward will be discussed.

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Hospice Documentation: Painting the Picture of the Terminal Patient

Hospice documentation has recently come under scrutiny by CMS through both ADRs and UPIC/ZPIC. It is becoming more apparent that rock solid hospice documentation is the only way to prevent recoupment of hospice dollars. Its one thing to say that a patient is terminal, but another to prove it in documentation. This webinar is a bare bones, back to basics approach to hospice documentation.

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Distinction in Palliative Care 

ACHC has recently released a new Distinction in Palliative Care that allows ACHC accredited home health, hospice or private duty agencies to earn additional accreditation for their palliative care program. Join us as we review what palliative care is, the ACHC Distinction in Palliative Care Accreditation Standards, and how this new distinction can benefit your agency!

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Emergency Preparedness for Home Health and Hospice

Join us as we discuss the upcoming changes for Home Health and Hospice agencies surrounding their Emergency Preparedness.

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