Winning the Challenge of Successful Documentation: Mastering Home Health Documentation
Presented by Pam Warmack with Clinic Connections
August 15, 2019 - West Monroe
August 20, 2019 - New Orleans
August 21, 2019 - Lafayette
August 27, 2019 - Bossier City
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Inaccurate documentation causes legal, ethical and reimbursement problems everyday in home health care and clinicians lack of knowledge of documentation is the causative factor. This program is designed to address each of the problem areas of documentation. The agenda will cover the legal and ethical issues in home care. It will address examples of errors in documentation that lead to denials of payment and failures in demonstrating standards of practice. Using case example scenarios the program will discuss how clinicians should document for each category of skill covered by the home health benefit. Documentation by skilled nurses and therapist will be covered.
1. Identify strategies for enhancing documentation from a regulatory and payment perspective.
2. Describe methods for strengthening documentation from a legal perspective.
3. List documentation practices that are criticized by RACs and ZPICs
I Definitions and Goals of Documentation
II Legal and Ethical Considerations
III Standards of Care
IV Defining Medical Necessity
V Ensuring Documentation Integrity
VI Principles of Documentation
VII Problems Trend in Documentation
VIII What Should be Documented
IX Documenting Categories of Skill for Nursing
- Assigning G Codes
- Observation and Assessment
- Teaching and Training
- Management & Evaluation
- Psychiatric Nursing
X Documentation for Therapy Services
XI Resources & References
About our Speaker
Pam Warmack, BSN, RN has worked in home care for 33 years. Pam’s expertise includes corporate and regulatory compliance, survey preparation, corrective action plans, OASIS & ICD-10 education, and accreditation preparation. Pam presents at state and national seminars and is a frequent contributor to the trade press in Eli’s, homehealthline…, and other publications. Pam is a COS-C, is certified in Coding as an HCS-D, and is certified in Home Health Nursing through ANCC.
Before August 8th - Member - $225.00, Non-Member $425.00
After August 8th - Member - $275.00, Non-Member $475.00