BlackTree Home Health & Hospice Education Series

BlackTree is giving back to home health and hospice agencies whose state associations are members of the Council of State Home Care and Hospice Association. Their consultants are offering their expertise in the form of webinars - the first two are FREE for HCAW members! Attendees can also receive 1.0 nurse contact hour for each live webinar they attend. 

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FREE for HCAW members!
October 6th | 12:00 - 1:00pm PST
Presenter: Nick Seabrook

  • Overview of Payment Model
  • Source/Timing
  • Clinical Groupings/Co-Morbidities
  • Questionable Encounters
  • Functional Impairment Levels
  • Supplies
  • LUPAs
  • Operations Impact

FREE for HCAW members!
Pain Management at EOL
October 13th | 12:00 - 1:00pm PST
Presenter: Maureen Kellher

  • Use of Methadone
  • Morphine for shortness of breath
  • Use of Cannabis
  • Non-Compliance & Addiction
  • Cultural Aspects of Pain Management
  • Emotional/Spiritual Pain

October 21st | 12:00 - 1:00pm PST
Presenter: Charlie Breznicky

  • Goal – To identify OASIS outcomes that impact quality measures and interventions to accurately assess these items at Start of Care and Discharge
  • Home Health Compare
  • Quality Measures:
    • Ambulation
    • Bed Transferring
    • Bathing
    • Oral Medications
    • Dyspnea

Revenue Cycle
October 29th | 12:00 - 1:00pm PST
Presenter: Brian Harris

  • Home health/hospice revenue cycle overview
  • Billing and Finance 101

Case Management HH
November 3rd | 12:00 - 1:00pm PST
Presenter: Charles Breznicky
  • Care Team Members
  • Case Management Process
  • Areas of Focus:
    • Communication
    • Visit Utilization
    • LUPA Management

Case Management Hospice
November 10th | 12:00 - 1:00pm PST
Presenter: Maureen Kelleher
  • Interdisciplinary Communication/ Collaboration
  • POC development and updates

Wound Care at EOL
November 17th | 12:00 - 1:00pm PST
Presenter: Maureen Kelleher
  • Comfort vs Cure
  • Nutrition Status
  • Treatment options


HCAW Members

Pain Management at EOL FREE $159
OASIS/Outcomes $59 $159
Revenue Cycle $59 $159
Case Management (HH) $59 $159
Case Management (Hospice) $59 $159
Wound Care at EOL $59 $159
All 5 Webinars (discount)   $200 n/a

Registration fees are based on one phone/webinar connection; multiple site participation for your agency will require a separate registration fee for each connection. Please note: if your agency has sent in 1 registration but 3 people from your agency register through the GTW link, your agency will be invoiced for the 2 additional registrations. Following each webinar, you will receive a recording via link. The recordings will be accessible through December 31, 2020.

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