Calendar of Events

 

 

 

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September
Date Event Place
9/15/15 - Tue
  
HIPAA Primer: What Every HCSF Needs to Know
Speaker: Todd Brower, Esq.
Partner
McCarter & English, LLP

Topic: ATTENTION HEALTH CARE SERVICE FIRMS
Accreditation requirements are coming soon... are you HIPAA compliant?

9:00am - 12:00pm
Attend the next program in the HCSF Education Series that has been specifically designed for designed for agencies seeking accreditation! Don't wait - attend this critical program and be sure your agency has established HIPAA compliant policies and procedures and secure PHI!

    HIPAA Primer for HCSF
Phone: 732-877-1100
    Fax: 732-877-1101
karen@homecarenj.org
Home Care & Hospice Association of NJ
485D US Route 1 South
Suite 210
Iselin, NJ 08830

9/17/15 - Thu
  
Hospice QAPI & HQRP Hot Topics
Speaker: Katie Wehri
Hospice Operations Expert
National Association for Home Care & Hospice

Topic: What are the Hospice Hot Topics??

1:00PM - 2:30PM
Attend this interactive webinar and discuss what's happening in HQRP & QAPI.

    Hospice Education Webinar Series- Fall 2015
Phone: 732-877-1100
    Fax: 732-877-1101
kendra@homecarenj.org
LIVE WEBINAR

9/24/15 - Thu
  
HCSF Education Series: Don't Get Caught Out of Compliance
Speaker: Gina Galloni
Investigator- Enforcement Bureau
NJ Attorney General's Office

Topic: The Division of Consumer Affairs is Conducting Random Surprise Audits and Inspections... Do you know what to expect?

1:30pm - 4:30pm Gina is back by popular demand!
Learn what is happening on the front lines during an on-site inspection from the Division of Consumer Affairs Enforcement Bureau. Attend this interactive program to understand deficiency trends the DCA has identified and the violations that can lead to heavy fines.

    HCSF: Don't Get Caught Out of Compliance
Phone: 732-877-1100
    Fax: 732-877-1101
karen@homecarenj.org
Home Care & Hospice Association of NJ
485 D US Route 1 South
Suite 210
Iselin, NJ 08830

9/28/15 - Mon
  to
9/29/15-Tue
  
The Art of ICD-10 Coding for Home Health & Hospice
Speaker: Sparkle Sparks, PT,MPT, COS-C, HCS-D
Senior Consultant, OASIS Answers, Inc.

Topic: ICD-10 CODING GOES INTO EFFECT OCTOBER 1, 2015... ARE YOU READY?

ATTENTION HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE CLINICIANS:
This workshop is structured to develop basic ICD-10-CM coding skills and foster good habits crucial to coding success. This critical foundation of knowledge, along with application through workshop exercises and coding scenarios, will lead to coding accuracy and regulatory compliance. Appropriate for all levels of coders in Home Health AND Hospice!

2- FULL DAYS of TRAINING
8:00am - 4:00pm

HCS-D CODING EXAM IS SCHEDULED FOR 9-30-2015

    The Art of ICD-10 Coding for Home Heatlh & Hospice
Phone: 732-877-1100
    Fax: 732-877-1101
karen@homecarenj.org
Lifestation, Inc.
2 Stahuber Avenue
Union, NJ 07083

9/30/15 - Wed
  
HCS-D - ICD-10 Certification Exam
Topic: ATTENTION: ICD-10 CERTIFICATION EXAM NOW AVAILABLE

Registration for the ICD-10 HCS-D Certification Exam must be done through the Board of Medical Specialty Coding (BMSC). Please complete this registration form and fax to the # listed at the bottom of the form. DO NOT SEND REGISTRATION OR PAYMENT TO THE HOME CARE & HOSPICE ASSOCIATION OF NJ.

9:00am - 11:30am

    ICD-10 Certification Exam Registration
Phone: 732-877-1100
    Fax: 732-877-1101
karen@homecarenj.org
TO BE DETERMINED

9/30/15 - Wed
  
Hospice Compliance Components: Nursing Assessment & Plans of Care
Speaker: Katie Wehri
Hospice Operations Expert
National Association for Home Care & Hospice

Topic: ATTENTION NURSES- THIS WEBINAR IS FOR YOU!

9:00am - 10:30am
The assessment and plan of care are the building blocks of compliant, quality care and documentation. Nurses must capture eligibility criteria in their documentation. Guidance will be provided on how to ensure compliant practice and documentation.

    Hospice Education Webinar Series- Fall 2015
Phone: 732-877-1100
    Fax: 732-877-1101
kendra@homecarenj.org
LIVE WEBINAR

9/30/15 - Wed
  
Hospice Compliance Components: IDG Assessment & Plans of Care
Speaker: Katie Wehri
Hospice Operations Expert
National Association for Home Care & Hospice

Topic: ATTENTION SOCIAL WORKERS, CHAPLAIN & BEREAVEMENT COORDINATORS- THIS WEBINAR IS FOR YOU!

3:30pm - 5:00pm
IDG members must capture patient eligibility criteria in their documentation. This webinar will walk participants through the finer points of documenting eligibility and the requirements of assessment and development of the plan of care.

    Hospice Education Webinar Series- Fall 2015
Phone: 732-877-1100
    Fax: 732-877-1101
kendra@homecarenj.org
LIVE WEBINAR


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October
Date Event Place
10/2/15 - Fri
  
HCSF: Budget & Finance Workshop
Speaker: Tom Tregoning, CPA, MBA
Director of Financial Operations
Carefinders Total Care

Topic: Learn from an industry financial expert the nuances involved in the structure and administration of a health care service firm budget!

9:00am - 12:00pm
Designed specifically for health care service firms; this program will outline the key budget and financial factors that go into creating and modifying a HCSF operating budget.

    HCSF: Budget & Finance Workshop
Phone: 732-877-1100
    Fax: 732-877-1101
karen@homecarenj.org
Home Care & Hospice Association of NJ
485D US Route 1 South
Suite 210
Iselin, NJ 08830

10/6/15 - Tue
  
Hospice & Nursing Home Contracting Requirements
Speaker: Katie Wehri
Hospice Operations Expert
National Association for Home Care & Hospice

Topic: 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Hospices and nursing homes have specific contractual requirements for working with each other.

This webinar will compare and contrast the contracting requirements of nursing homes and hospices and explain how to implement the regulations governing this relationship.

    Hospice Education Webinar Series- Fall 2015
Phone: 732-877-1100
    Fax: 732-877-1101
kendra@homecarenj.org
LIVE WEBINAR

10/7/15 - Wed
  
Home Health & Hospice Survey Process 2015
Speaker: Stefanie Mozgai, BA, RN, CPM
Supervisor of Inspections

Alice Ferrant, RN, BSN
Health Care Evaluator/Nurse

NJ Department of Health

Topic: Identify common deficiencies found during a home health and hospice survey.

9:00am - 12:00pm
Home Health and Hospice agencies are officially surveyed by the Department of Health’s Division of Health Facilities Evaluation & Licensing to ensure compliance with laws, regulations, clinical practice and documentation. Every year, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) update the surveyors’ role and agencies’ responsibilities in terms of performance outcomes, quality improvement and patient services. This program will review level 1 and level 2 standards, priority G-tags, situations where a Condition Level deficiency may be cited and when deficiencies could trigger an extended survey. Attend this interactive program and learn what survey issues are trending in NJ, participate in mock-survey scenarios, the creation of a plan of correction, sample staff interview questions, and receive examples of the exact documents used by the NJ Department of Health- Licensing and Survey Evaluation Team. Understand Federal Conditions of Participation and how they differ from State Licensing Standards



    Home Health & Hospice Survey Program
Phone: 7328771100
    Fax: 732-877-1101
karen@homecarenj.org
Home Care Association of NJ
485D Route 1 South
Suite 210
Iselin, NJ 08830

10/8/15 - Thu
  
HCSF: Infection Prevention & Control
Speaker: Laura Kolmos, RN, BSN, HCS-DManager of Quality Improvment/Infection Control
Valley Home Care

Topic: A strong infection prevention and control program is mandatory for accreditation!

9:00am - 12:00pm
This course will outline the required infection prevention and control policies and procedures that accredited agencies must have in place. Infection control practices are essential to delivering safe, quality care and it's the law under OSHA. Learn what is required of employers in protecting their employees.

    HCSF: Infection Prevention & Control
Phone: 732-877-1100
    Fax: 732-877-1101
karen@homecarenj.org
Home Care & Hospice Association of NJ
485D US Route 1 South
Suite 210
Iselin, NJ 08830

10/13/15 - Tue
  
A Hospice Clinical & Leadership Forum
Speaker: See brochure for details and guest speakers

Topic: Join hospice providers from around the state for this all day learning & networking event! Reserve your seat TODAY!

9:00am - 4:00pm
You are invited to attend this exciting forum filled with trending topics, hospice current events and regulatory updates presented by recognized hospice industry experts!

    Hospice Clinical & Leadership Forum
Phone: 732-877-1100
    Fax: 732-877-1101
kendra@homecarenj.org
LifeStation
2 Stahuber Ave, Union, NJ 07083

10/21/15 - Wed
  
Hospices & Nursing Homes: Regulations that Govern the Relationship
Speaker: Katie Wehri
Hospice Operations Expert
National Association for Home Care & Hospice

Topic: ATTEND & RECEIVE A NURSING FACILITY WORKSHEET TAKE-AWAY

1:00pm - 2:30pm
This session will list and review the nursing home conditions of participation most relevant to hospice with an emphasis on quality of life (tag F-309) and advanced care planning (tag F-155)

    Hospice Education Webinar Series- Fall 2015
Phone: 732-877-1100
    Fax: 732-877-1101
kendra@homecarenj.org
LIVE WEBINAR

10/21/15 - Wed
  
HCSF: Licensure & Regulations
Speaker: Karen McCoy, BSN, RN
Home Care & Hospice Association of NJ
Diana Petrella
Asst. Deputy of Registration & Licensing
NJ Division of Consumer Affairs
Joanne Leone, Esq.
Acting Executive Director
NJ Board of Nursing
Ronald Regen
Team Leader- OCP
Regulated Business Enforcement

Topic: A Must for New or Prospective Health Care Service Firm Owners!

9:00am - 12:45pm
Attend this program to find the answers you need when considering opening a health care service firm in NJ. This course is excellent for new staff, owners and out of state consultants. Learn the relationship between clinical and business operations and the Division of Consumer Affairs and the NJ Board of Nursing.

    HCSF: Licensure & Regulations
Phone: 732-877-1100
    Fax: 732-877-1101
karen@homecarenj.org
Home Care & Hospice Association of NJ
485D US Route 1 South
Suite 210
Iselin, NJ 08830


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