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8:45 – 9:00 AM
9:00 - 9:30 AM
State Legislative Updates with Danna Kauffman
10:45 – 11:00 AM
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Revised Residential Service Agencies Application Process with Dr. Tricia Nay and Michelle Kraus
Office of Health Care Quality (OHCQ) is the agency within the Maryland Department of Health charged with monitoring the quality of care in health care facilities and community-based programs, including Residential Service Agencies (RSA). OHCQ has improved the access and efficiency of the licensure application process for RSAs. This presentation will review the general role of OHCQ and walk through the revised licensure application process.
12:00 – 1:00 PM
1:00 – 1:30 PM
1:45 – 2:45 PM
Latest Legal Developments Impacting the Maryland Home Care Industry with Angelo Spinola, Esq.
Join attorney Angelo Spinola for a summary on the most significant legal trends and updates impacting your agency in 2023 and strategies for complying with the same. Angelo will discuss hot button issues related to federal and state law, review recent changes at the DOL and Maryland investigation and litigation activity, outline how best to prepare for and respond to an investigation along with other important topics. There will also be time for questions at the end of the session!
Advancing the Skilled Home Care Nursing Workforce through Externships & RN Residencies with Heather Fitzhugh-Boehm
2:45 – 3:15 PM
3:15 – 4:15 PM
The Wrap-Around Impact of RCM on the Home Care Agency Mission with Phil Feldman
Home Care Agencies have a three-pronged mission – maximizing client care quality, financial stability, and growth. While up-front management of the Revenue Cycle can serve to minimize claims payment challenges, these same disciplines serve to support care quality, particularly driven by authorization compliance, care plan integrity, and timely visit verification. We’ll discuss how this all weaves together, and the benefits derived in this regard by a robust, full-featured agency management system.
Implementing Age-Friendly Care: Leveling Up of Patient-Centered Care with Dr. Jennifer Kennedy
Aging In Place: The New Collaborative Approach to Home-Based Care with Daniel Roth & Noson Weisbord
Discussion surrounding the changing landscape of the Geriatric Healthcare System, specifically the Aging In Place trend. Aging in Place is all everyone talks about these days. What actions are we taking to shape, mold, and lead this transformation? We need to start looking at the entire continuum of care differently. The number of different clinical and non-clinical services available at home has exploded, but for the most part we still do what we have done the last 50 years, “cause that’s how it was always done”. It’s time to rethink our approach and make our consumers aware of their options – let's be the force for positive change the aging field so desperately needs!
Pens? Hand sanitizer? The same 12 Homecare marketers at a “Senior Health & Wellness Fair”? This is our current idea of consumer-facing marketing. We all know it's not ideal. Let's start over, using EDUCATION (not referrals) as the foundation.
4:15 - 4:30 PM
4:30 – 5:00 PM
Vendor Giveaways & MNCHA Year in Review