The Kansas Home Care & Hospice Association is pleased to bring you this educational program through an agreement with the Home Care Alliance of Massachusetts.
Documentation & HIPAA
during a Pandemic
2-Part Webinar Series
THursday, April 30 and Thursday, May 7, 2020
10:00 to 11:00 Am Central
*recordings will be available for those unable to participate live
Webinar 1 - April 30
BEST PRACTICES FOR DOCUMENTATION DURING A PANDEMIC FOR HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Discussed will be what information needs to be documented in the medical record during a pandemic to ensure compliance with Conditions of Participation. We will explore areas such as the visit narrative, F2F documentation, telehealth visits and home health aide supervision.
- Ensure your documentation is medically reasonable & necessary and skilled
- Explore a sample template on what to document during a telehealth visit
- Discuss the requirements for claims submission including proper coding, OASIS Submission, Place of Service, NPIN
Webinar 2 - May 7
STAYING COMPLIANT WITH HIPAA DURING A PANDEMIC
Confidentiality of patient and staff’s personal information needs to be upheld during the pandemic. Although the Office of Civil Rights has provided home health agencies & hospices some flexibilities, patient privacy is still a major concern. Staff needs to understand the appropriate measures to take so that the agency is not at risk.
- Understand the flexibilities under OCR for sharing information
- Utilizing telehealth technology – what to say & not to say
- Discuss the protocols that need to be taken to protect patient privacy & to protect staff’s personal information
- Considerations on how to speak with patients about an infected staff member
Speaker: Joan Usher, BS, RHIA, HCS-D, ACE, President, JLU Health Record Systems
Registration fees are based on one live phone/webinar connection per webinar offering; multiple site participation for your agency will require a separate registration fee for each connection. Sharing of registration or fees with other agencies and/or individuals is prohibited.
Confirmation: At least 24 hours prior to each live webinar, a confirmation will be emailed to you. This confirmation will include any materials as well as additional information on accessing the webinar.
Cancellations: Fees will be refunded only if written cancellation is received one week prior to the workshop and no refunds after the dial-in number is sent to your agency. In the event of a written cancellation, KHCHA will retain, or charge, $25 of the initial registration fee, per registrant, to cover administrative overhead.
Questions? Contact Kristen Ada, KHCHA Director of Programs & Member Services, at 913/669-0460 or firstname.lastname@example.org