Clinical episode management takes on an even more critical role under PDGM. This session will describe how effective clinical episode management is the foundation for improving both patient and agency outcomes as well as improving regulatory compliance. We will review tactics for management of the 30 day payment period and explain the new LUPA thresholds and show that effective clinical episode management will be key to ensure patients are receiving appropriate, cost-effective, quality care. We will discuss strategic planning for implementation of clinical episode management best practices within the agency, and strategies to enhance communication and collaboration between all disciplines.
· Describe how effective clinical episode management improves outcomes
· Identify strategies to enhance communication and collaboration between disciplines
· Identify process for communication and documentation of coordination of care
· Identify methods for management of the 30 day period under PDGM
Sharon Litwin is the founder and senior managing partner of 5 Star Consultants, a national consulting and coding firm specializing in homecare and hospice services since 2003. Sharon is a former ACHC and CHAP surveyor, performing Medicare deemed surveys for ten years. Sharon has been in the homecare and hospice industry for over 30 years. In her consulting firm, Sharon and her team of RNs assist home health and hospice agencies in providing quality, meeting regulations, ICD-10 coding, OASIS, increasing outcomes and Star Ratings, and having continued survey readiness. Sharon and her staff person ICD-10 coding and OASIS reviews, QAPI, clinical record review, mock surveys and help agencies across the country stay in compliance.
$79 - Members
$159 - Non-Members
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