49th Annual Meeting Handouts

Wednesday, August 8
7:15 - 8:30 am
Jump Start Session: How Do They Make Cheetos? Creating Paradigms of Possibility

10:00 - 11:00am
KEYNOTE: A Day in the Life of a Nerdy Hospice & Home Care Professional

11:15 am - 12:30 pm       Concurrent Sessions
1A. Patient Driven Groupings Model (PDGM)
1B. How Do they Do That? Secret Tech Weapons for Home Care & Hospice Professionals
1C. Creating an Effective QAPI Program
1D. An Overview of the National Standards for Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services (CLAS)

1:45 - 3:15 pm    Concurrent Sessions
2A. Medicare Targeted Probe & Educate
2B. The Trouble with Opioids 
2C. Ensure Appropriate Setting Selection by Working with Hospital Discharge Planners
2D. Implementation of the National Standards for Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services  (CLAS)

3:30 - 5:30 pm    Concurrent Sessions
3A. Best Practices in Keeping Geriatric Patients Independent at Home in Our Changing Healthcare Culture
3B. Reading the Tea Leaves – Home Health at a Critical Juncture!
3C. TAHC&H Business Meeting - No Handouts

Thursday, August 9
8:00 - 9:00 am
General Session: Powerful Leadership for Healthcare at Home

11:00 am - 12:15 pm Concurrent Sessions
4A. Cost Reporting - How Can You Be Better Prepared?
4B. Home-Based Care and the (Re)emergence of Managed Care: Opportunities and Strategic Imperatives
4C. Building Workforce Across Generations: Are You Ready to Compete?
4D. HIPAA Compliance for Hospice Agencies

1:45 - 3:00 pm Concurrent Sessions
5A. Hospice is NOT your Home Health Agency on Steroids 
5B. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2018: Big Challenges Ahead for Healthcare Entities

5C. Strategies for Managing Margins: Working Smarter, Not Harder
5D. Preparing for HEART – Hospice Evaluation and Assessment Reporting Tool

3:15 - 4:45 pm Concurrent Sessions
6A. Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement (QAPI) Performance Improvement Project – Are You in the Driver’s Seat?
6B. Wound Management: A Clinical Perspective
6C. Cyber Update: HIPAA Audits, Encrypted Cell Phones, Emails and Texts, e-Faxing, and Clou Computer Guidelines and Concerns
6D.  Long Length of Stay Patients: To recertify or not? That is the question