The CY 2019 PPS Rule makes a number of significant changes to the Value-Based Purchasing demonstration. SHP's Chris Attaya, will be shedding light on this at the Home Care Alliance of Massachusetts Financial Management & VBP conference on December 12th. The VBP session will outline lessons learned so far, discuss the dramatic changes to the clinical measures and scoring for 2019, and outline strategies to succeed under VBP.
The entire industry is working hard to prepare for the OASIS-D implementation on January 1st, 2019, and SHP is no exception. Over the second half of this year, our team has worked tirelessly to design and implement hundreds of updates and additions to the SHP for Agencies reporting suite, and we are happy to say that we plan on being 100% ready for the OASIS-D go-live in January. Please join us for a free webinar on Wednesday, December 5th, where we take you on a tour of the new and updated functionality that we will be implementing by the end of the year.
National Home Infusion Foundation (NHIF) is offering home infusion providers the opportunity to participate in industry-wide benchmarking. To learn more about the program and answer any questions, Connie Sullivan, BSPharm, Vice President of Research and Innovation at NHIA, is conducting a webinar where that will provide an overview of the new Patient Satisfaction Benchmarking Program to begin in 2019. At the end of the program participants should be able to describe the participation criteria and procedures for enrolling in the program.
Free webinar on November 6, 2018, hosted by Elevating Home. SHP's Zeb Clayton and Chris Attaya will dive in and demystify how home health risk adjustments are calculated, provide insights on how your patient population and clinical practices can impact your scores, and provide helpful guidance on what you need to consider in managing your outcomes.
Join Netsmart and SHP on October 25th for a free webinar where we share the latest updates from CMS and review components of the proposed Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM) program. You will learn the expected winners and losers of the new model, insights to help your agency prepare for a PDGM-like model, and how to work with your EHR partner to prepare for new requirements.
SHP is excited to attend the 2018 NAHC Home Care and Hospice Conference and Expo, in Grapevine, TX. Visit SHP at booth #527, and we'll show you how our real-time reports and benchmarks can help you improve performance. SHP's Chris Attaya will also be co-presenting a two-part series on using data to drive performance and operations, don't miss it! 10/7 at 4 pm and 10/8 at 11:30 am.
Join us September 26th to learn how SHP for Hospice can help you measure and improve quality in real-time, manage CAHPS Hospice Surveys, and ensure compliance with CMS hospice requirements.
Mark your calendar for: "PDGM is Alive and Kicking - Now What?" at the 2018 CareVoyant User Group Conference. The Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM) is the latest proposal to dramatically change the way Home Health Agencies will be paid starting in CY 2020. Join Chris Attaya to learn the latest updates from CMS along with a review of the proposed PDGM components, expected winners and losers of the new payment model, and how agencies can be successful.
On August 21st 2018, SHP released significant enhancements to the hospice portion of the Dashboard. These updates included the release of a new widget that can be configured to display quality measures for all of the same data types as the Hospice Scorecard. Join us for an educational webinar to help you understand how to configure, and utilize these new features. We are confident that you will find these new tools to be powerful additions to your performance improvement arsenal!
In this SHP webinar, Mark Sharp from BKD will present findings of the first annual SHP and BKD joint benchmarking project to study the financial indicators of the hospices consistently in the top 25% for quality and financial performance. Please join us in this presentation as we combine financial, Hospice Item Set (HIS) and CAHPS Hospice data to identify the characteristics of top performing hospices.
BKD’s Mark Sharp and Strategic Healthcare Programs’ (SHP) Chris Attaya will present findings of the annual SHP and BKD joint benchmarking project as they study the financial indicators of the agencies consistently in the top 25 percent for quality and financial performance. Join us as we combine financial, clinical, operational and Home Health Care Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems data to identify the characteristics of top-performing agencies. We’ll also consider how these benchmark leaders are positioned for anticipated payment reforms.