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3/23/2017  Board Fiduciary Duty of Care & Individual Liability
                                                                                                                                      

3/30/2017 Hospice Manager Series: Pull Your Weight!  Maximizing the Role of Everyone on the Team
                               

4/4/2017 2017 ICD-10 Coding:  Revisions, Updates & Challenges

4/6/2017  Hospice Compliance:  Is It Documented?
                               

4/13/2017 Compliance Investigations:  How to Prevent the Response from Making Things Worse                                                                
                                                         
4/20/2017 Frontline Supervisor Series:   Exploring the Role of the Frontline Supervisor

4/27/2017  Focus on Volunteers: Multi-Generational Perspectives, Programming & Services
                          

5/4/2017  Frontline Supervisor Series: Developing Staff & Managing Performance
                  
                               
5/9/2017  Recruiting & Hiring the Perfect “Fit”

5/11/2017 Hot Topics in Hospice Regulatory Matters

5/16/2017         Communicating in a Crisis:  How to Protect Your Reputation & Brand           

5/18/2017Competencies for the Heart of Hospice Care

5/25/2017 Compliance Series:
Part 1: Preparing for the Project: What We Need to Know for Success

6/1/2017Post-Acute Care Series:
Post-Acute Care & Integration for Hospice & Home Care

6/8/2017 Compliance Series:
Part 2:  Down to Work: Constructing the Framework

6/15/2017Post-Acute Care Series:
Value-Based Post-Acute Care Service for Hospice & Home Care: Key Strategic Considerations

6/22/2017 Compliance Series:
Part 3: Conducting Individualized Risk Assessments Establishing Audits Monitors

6/29/2017 Managing Your Costs Finding Efficiencies to Remain Relevant

7/11/2017          Project Management for Starting a Palliative Care Program        

7/13/2017 Compliance Series:
Part 4:The Final Touches: The Annual Review, the Link Between Performance and Compliance and Staying Current

7/20/2017Monitoring Employees’ Work-Related & Personal Social Media:  Why? How? Is It Legal & Ethical?

7/25/2017 Hospice Nursing Home Partnerships: Balancing Regulation with Quality

7/27/2017 Taking Counseling to the Next Level: Applying Techniques/Interventions to Challenging Situations

8/3/2017Hospice Billing Series:
Part 1:  Eligibility Requirements & Notice of Election

8/10/2017Participation in Bundled Payment Initiatives

8/17/2017 Hospice Billing Series:
Part 2:  Details of Medicare Claims Processing

8/24/2017 The Dos & Don’ts of Managed Care Contracting

8/31/2017 Hospice Billing Series:
Part 3:  Face-to-Face, Hospice CAP & Palliative Care

9/7/2017 GIP – Guidelines & Utilization Review


9/14/2017 Survey Series:
Assessing Your Regulatory Compliance Through Survey Readiness

9/21/2017  Serving the Under-Served in Your Community

9/28/2017 Survey Series:
Conducting a Mock Survey to Assess Compliance

10/5/2017 A Whole New World:  Defining the Role of Hospice Care in a Transforming Health Care System

10/12/2017 Survey Series:
Top Five Survey Deficiencies & How to Avoid Them

10/19/2017HIPAA Compliance:  What Every Hospice & Home Care Provider Needs to Know About Electronic Protected Health Information (ePHI) & Paper-Based Medical Records

10/26/2017 Healthcare Due Diligence:  The Who, What, Why & When

11/2/2017 Continuous Home Care Guidelines & Utilization Review

11/9/2017 Marketing:  Compliant Practices for Hospice & Home Health

11/16/2017 How to Improve HCAHPS Scores

12/5/2017 Hospice Quality – Comprehensive Assessment Tool, Public Reporting & Star Rating

12/7/2017  Honoring Veteran Program Partnerships

FACE-To-Face Conferences, Meetings and Educational Events

Click on discipline for On-line Education for 12 hour In-service, Administrators, Nurses, Social Workers, Chaplains, Bereavement Coordinators, & Volunteer Coordinators

 

June 14, 2017 Webinar: Hospice Billing-Getting the best start to your Medicare Collections - Free for Members
Sept. 25-27 Weatherbee Boot Camp - Dallas- Co-provided by TNMHO
Feb. 23-26, 2018 36th Annual Conference, @ the Omni San Antonio

 

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Weatherbee Resources

Hospice Regulatory Boot Camp
September 25-27, 2017 - Dallas, TX 

   

Weatherbee Resources has provided more than 55 Hospice Regulatory Boot Camps across the country since 2006. More than 3,500 hospice professionals, surveyors, consultants, and others have attended Weatherbee's two-day boot camps for in-depth, timely and relevant information related to hospice regulations, compliance challenges and managing hospice scrutiny. 

Hospices across the country utilize Weatherbee's Boot Camps for orienting new staff and for the on-going training of Executive Directors, Hospice Medical Directors and Team Physicians, Clinical Managers, Corporate Compliance Officers, QAPI Coordinators, the Interdisciplinary Group, and others.

When

Monday, September 25, 2017 at 8:30 AM
-to-
Tuesday, September 26, 2017 at 4:00 PM
Boot Camp | $625 

Optional 3rd day
Wednesday, September 27, 2017
8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Specialty Topics for Hospice Professionals  |  $225

Accommodations

$189 per night + tax/fees
(Rate guaranteed to 9/1/17)
Omni Mandalay at Las Colinas
(800) 843-6664 or (972) 556-0800
Group Code: "Weatherbee Resources Inc"
Online Room Reservations 

Enroll in Omni's Select Guest Program and save in-room internet fees!

Where

Omni Mandalay Hotel at Las Colinas 
221 East Las Colinas Blvd
Irving, TX 75039
   
Driving Directions 

 

Boot Camp Planners & Faculty: Heather Wilson, PhD, CHC, CEO; Joy Barry, RN, MEd, LNC, President; Carrie Cooley, RN, MSN, Chief Operating Officer; Physician Consultant; Howard Young, JD, Partner at Morgan, Lewis, & Bockius LLP; and Dewayne Sims, RPh, CPh, PRS, President, Sims Advisory Group.

Co-sponsored by Texas & New Mexico Hospice Organization.

An optional third day of presentations, Specialty Topics for Hospice Professionals, is being offered for 2017. This optional day covers QAPI and HQRP, LCDs and Assessment Tools, and PEPPER, and closes with a drill-down of ADRs, denials and audits and preparing clinical records in response.

CME: This Live activity, Hospice Regulatory Boot Camp, from 03/27/2017 - 12/13/2017, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 19.50 Elect5ive credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physiciahns. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Nurses: Continuing education for nurses is provided by Relias Learning, LLC. Relias Learning is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation (ANCC). Nurses will receive approximately 10 contact hours for participation in the two-day Boot Camp and approximately 5 contact hours for participation in the optional third day Documentation activity.

Criteria for Judging Successful Completion: Participants will only receive CE credit if they sign-in and remain present for the entire two days of the conference. Partial credit will not be given. Once the conference is over, the participant will be required to complete an evaluation survey online. Once the participant completes the conference evaluation, a certificate will automatically generate for the participant to print.

CCB: The Compliance Certification Board (CCB) has approved this event for up to 19.2 CCB CEUs. Continuing Education Units are awarded based on individual attendance records. Granting of prior approval in no way constitutes endorsement by CCB of this program content or of the program sponsor.

The Hospice Regulatory Boot Camp meets the criteria for completion of Regulatory & Compliance Issues, a Level II Module of NHPCO's Manager Development Program (MDP).

Handout materials, continental breakfast, lunch, and morning and afternoon breaks included each day.

Register by Fax or Mail - 5% discount for sending two or more people from same organization (discount only available via faxed, mailed or phoned-in registration). Member of the Hospice Compliance Network? Check with us for even greater discounts! (Retroactive discounts cannot be applied)

 Registration link: http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07edactmz40472f227&llr=lmpko5bab