August 26, 2020 Home Care 2020-2021: A Legislative and Regulatory Update from Washington and Home Health Contracts and Contracting Online Conference

 3.3 Continuing Education Contact Hours awarded by Iowa Western Community College Iowa Board of Nursing Provider #6

Identify the latest regulatory and legislative changes that impact home care and hospice. Recognize the trends in health policy and health services that will lead to policy changes in the future. Understand key contract clauses in writing and negotiating contracts and agreements.

Presenters: 

  • Bill Dombi, President of the National Association for Home Care & Hospice
  • Stephanie Sharp, Owner of Sharp Law

Register online or download the registration brochure.

Learning Objectives: 

 1. Identify legislative changes that affect home care and hospice. 

 2. Identify regulatory changes that impact home care and hospice. 

 3. Restate trends in health policy and health services that will lead to policy changes in the future.

 4. Interpret key contract clauses.

Agenda

9:00 – 10:00 a.m. Legislative Changes that Affect Home Care and Hospice/Q&A presented by Bill Dombi 

  • Medicare home health 
  • Medicare hospice 
  • Federal Medicaid developments 
  • Other federal health care program changes and developments 
  • Congressional action that affects home care as businesses 

10:00 – 10:15 a.m. Break 

10:15 – 11:15 a.m. Regulatory Changes that Affect Home Care and Hospice/Q&A presented by Bill Dombi 

  • Medicare home health 
  • Medicare hospice 
  • Federal Medicaid developments 
  • Other federal health care program changes and developments 
  • Federal regulatory action that affects home care as businesses 

11:15 – 11:30 a.m. Trends in health policy and health services that will lead to policy changes in the future presented by Bill Dombi 

  • Health delivery changes 
  • Innovations in health payment policy 
  • Technology in home care 

11:30 – 1:00 p.m. Lunch Break 

1:00 – 2:00 p.m. Home Health Contracts and Contracting presented by Stephanie Sharp 

  •  Important clauses of a written legal agreement 
  • Indemnification and liability clauses 
  • Negotiation tips, tricks and tactics 
  • Lease agreements, payer contracts and software service and licensing agreements

 

 

 


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The Nebraska Association For Home Healthcare & Hospice advocates for its members, in order to represent their interests and protect the services provided to beneficiaries. We depend on members to voice their opinions, share stories and insight to help us protect those rights and represent their businesses. The association strives to positively influence public policy efforts on behalf of members at the local, state and federal levels, provides regulatory and legislative updates and hosts professional development events to help ensure members receive up-to-date education in order to deliver care and services to their clients.

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