The goal of the Home Care Administrator Certificate Program HCACP™ is to provide a supportive learning environment for administrators and senior managers.†You will be able to advance your skills and knowledge base to position your organization to prosper in the rapidly changing health care environment.†Learn the secrets to integrate the complexities of quality, compliance, financial management and strategic performance.†Each participant will receive a comprehensive manual that is a must-have resource for years to come.
This module will provide administrators with insights into trends in health care, building strong leadership, importance of business intelligence, and how to avoid data overload yet improve performance.†This information will assist administrators in implementing strategies to position your organization for success.
This module will provide a framework for understanding, interpreting and integrating financial and clinical performance of the organization.†The presenters will focus on the essentials of financial management and approaches to improve agency performance, particularly relationships between financial and clinical operations.†Administrators will be prepared to be on the cutting edge of financial and clinical utilization management strategies.
Having the best strategic position and well managed financial operation can be accomplished in today's health care environment only if compliance management is well integrated into organizational performance.†And, performance goals can only be met with good execution strategies.†The key elements of corporate compliance will assist administrators to further align strategic, financial and performance improvement issues.†Administrators will gain knowledge to help integrate corporate management with the clinical, financial and legal integrity of the organization.†To close this session, a case study will be presented to integrate strategic, financial and performance improvement issues presented during the program.
Health Care Trends: Imagine Home Care 2016
This session will provide administrators with insights into trends in health care, building strong leadership, effective ways to manage and use data, and performance management strategies to achieve growth as the market shifts. This information will assist administrators in understanding market changes and how to implement strategies to position your organization for success in the years ahead.
Building Strong Management: Taking Your Agency to the Next Level
This session will review the Blue Ocean Strategy, how your organization can go from “Good to Great”, building a strong management team and identify the four keys to success. This session will also review the Checkpoint 360 Competency feedback system, a system that quantifies a manager’s competencies, verifies the results from a variety of perspectives and identifies ways to enhance skills.
Information Management for Home Health
This session will encourage action to manage quality as a executive responsibility, utilize systems and processes strategically, participate in evolving quality initiatives, strengthen data management resources, educate yourself and your team, and collaborate with peers within home health and hospice and across healthcare settings. This session will identify SMART use of technology and using dashboards for performance management.
Quality Performance Management in Home Care - Part 1 and 2
These sessions will review PPS Metrics such as reimbursement, visits and therapy, outliers & LUPAs and supplies. The session will also take a look at changing quality data such as OASIS-C Outcomes, process measures, and HH-CAHPS. This session will also touch on fraud and abuse.
Legal Compliance Management in Hospice Organizations Part 1
These sessions will identify why agencies should develop an internal corporate compliance program. It will review Medicaid law, HIPAA, 2010 Accountable Care Act, Screening regulations, overpayment reporting, face to face final regulation and the new HHA therapy rule. Ms. Randall will also identify which government agencies are involved with compliance audits, and review what the broad risk of liability and sanctions exists for home health and hospice providers.
Legal Compliance Management in Hospice Organizations Part 2
This session will review OIG reports, advisory opinions, and OIG 2011 work plan. Stark law will also be reviewed and various examples will be shared.
Legal Compliance Management in Hospice Organizations Part 3
This session will also review the essentials of compliance planning for home health agencies and identify the seven essential elements of an effective compliance plan. You’ll also learn how to demonstrate compliance effectiveness.
Legal Compliance Management in Hospice Organizations Part 4
This session will review the compliance officer goals for home health agencies. It will also give you resources for exclusion review.
Essential Elements of Home Care Financial Management Part 1
This session will review important financial principals, accounting systems and staffing, and revenue recognition. It will also include an analysis of key financial statements and reports; income statements, direct and indirect expenses, balance sheet, accounts receivable, accrued items, deferred revenue, Medicare Cost Report, and staff salaries.
Essential Elements of Home Care Financial Management Part 2
This session will review cost per visit calculation, price negotiation, and pricing analysis. It will review budgeting and cash flow, operating budget, and projecting revenue and expenses, personnel and productivity, cash flow projections and break-even point.
Integrating OASIS Clinical Management into Financial Success Part 1 and 2
These sessions will discuss how to perform a baseline analysis of clinical and financial operations, identify why teamwork is essential for clinical and financial management, discuss strategies to promote quality care while maintaining financial viability, and discuss strategies to prepare for the future payment refinements.
• Integrate data management and analysis methods onto your performance improvement program
• Implement key financial management strategies to prepare and interpret financial documents and to understand the impact of current changes in health care
• Learn how to analyze case mix and ways to improve your agencies clinical and financial performance
• Understand leadership responsibilities in promoting a quality driven organization
• Integrate corporate compliance issues with clinical, financial and legal integrity of the organization
Who Should Sign Up?
Senior administrators, directors, supervisors, CEOs, CFOs, COOs and any other upper level management. It’s recommended to have at least one year or more of home care administrative or upper level management experience
What to Expect after Registration
Once your registration has been received and processed, you will receive a separate confirmation email within 48 hours of registration. The email will contain your login information and website of the CAHSAH On-Demand Training Portal. You will also receive coordinating handout materials within 3-5 days via FedEx for this program. You have a total of three (3) months to view this program.
The program was developed using video streaming technology, giving you the ability to view the presentation alongside the power point slides, as pictured below for example:
Certification Examination - Separate Registration Required
Certification attests that an individual has met industry standards through assessment of their knowledge. CAHSAH offers three different levels of certification for home care and hospice. Getting certified is a two-part process. Candidates must submit a formal application to demonstrate eligibility to sit for the examination, and then successfully pass an examination covering the functions performed in the specified credential. Please note that separate registration is required for the certification examination. For more information or to register for an exam, please visit: www.nbhhc.org or contact email@example.com.
Certificate of Completion and Continuing Education Hours (CE)
Continuing Education Hours will be provided to participants who view the program in its entirety. Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing (Provider # CEP2463) and by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences (Provider # PCE588) for up to eighteen (18) contact hours of continuing education. You must be present for the entire workshop to earn
Continuing Education Units. No partial credits can be
Jeannee Parker Martin, The Corridor Group, Inc.
Jeannee Parker Martin is President and co-owner of The Corridor Group, Inc. She is an internationally known leader in the development of innovative healthcare programs. She has extensive organizational, operational, financial and regulatory experience and knowledge in the alternate site industry, with a particular focus on home care, hospice and palliative care.
Roger Herr, Outcome Concept Systems
With 20 years of experience in community health services, Roger Herr brings expertise and experience to his role in Product Management at OCS. Roger has worked with diverse urban and rural agencies, has served on multiple CMS and NQF Technical Expert Panels, and is knowledgeable in payment systems, patient data sets, and the regulatory environment. He has extensive knowledge in health policy, specifically community care and the multiple PPS systems affecting the continuum of care. Rogerís clinical background as a Physical Therapist brings a functional outcomes perspective to the quality of life of those providing and receiving services. Roger has a Masterís Degree in Public Administration with a focus on Health Care Management from NYU.
Debbie A. Randall, Esq
Deborah Randall is an attorney and consultant with more than 25 years of experience counseling the home care and hospice services industry. Trained at Harvard University and Columbia Law School, she has her own solo firm in the Washington DC area, established in January 2010 after she co-founded and was the senior partner of the Health Practice group at Arent Fox in Washingtong DC. Ms. Randall specializes in regulatory, reimbursement, corporate and compliance issues for health providers.
Christopher Attaya, VNA of Boston
Mr. Attaya has over 29 years of experience in health care (25 years in home health care). Chris is currently the Interim Chief Financial Officer for the Visiting Nurse Association of Boston, the oldest VNA in the country. Previously he was the President and CEO of Partners Home Care , associated with Partners HealthCare System, an integrated system founded by Massachusetts General Hospital and Bringham and Womenís Hospital 2007-2010; CFO of Partners in Home Care, 2001-2007; Senior Consultant, Simion, 1998-2001; CFO of Local VNAís in Massachusetts, 1986-1998; State Medicaid and Hospital Financial Management positions, 1982-1986.
Linda Laff, The Corridor Group, Inc.
Ms. Laff has 30 years of experience in home healthcare and hospice in various senior management positions. Most recently, she spent six years as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for a multi-office home care and hospice agency in the Southeast. In addition to day-to-day management of operations, Lynda assumed responsibility for the audit and appeal of denied claims and successful ALJ representation, development and expansion of a competent clinical workforce, development of an operations infrastructure, development and implementation of a comprehensive performance improvement program, cost-benefit analysis of a pharmacy program, and development of processes and infrastructure for a private pay business.
How To Register
Due to the nature of the course, there are no cancellations refunds after log-in information has been sent. Please make sure this course is appropriate for you as there are no exceptions to this policy.
To place a registration by phone with credit card information, please contact (916) 641-5795 ext 113.
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