Education



2020 NHPCO ConferenceThe National Hospice & Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) has gone virtual. Details coming soon! 


The Palmetto GBA workshops have gone virtual this year. Each individual must register for each day's workshop separately. Simply click the Register link for each day.

NOTE: Both workshop days are free of charge to HPCAA members. Non-members will be charged $50 per workshop.

 

Palmetto GBA Virtual Workshop - Register
Overview
Title: Part One of the 2020 Palmetto GBA Virtual Workshop for the Hospice & Palliative Care Association of Arkansas
Date: Wednesday, June 24, 2020
Time: 10:00 AM Central Daylight Time
Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes
 
Summary
Presented by Charles Canaan, this webcast is designed to provide a variety of data and information to assist the provider community in staying compliant with Medicare rules and regulations and will include:
1.  Utilization
·Length of Stay
·Medicare Spending
·Revenue Code Breakdown
·Utilization by Discipline
2. Top Denials
·Medical Review Denials
·CERT Errors
3.  Hospice Patient in a Facility
4.  An Effective Interdisciplinary Team
 
Audio: The audio for this presentation is broadcasted through your computer speakers or headphones. Please test your audio devices prior to the start of the presentation. A telephone conference line will not be used for the webcast.
 
Handouts: A copy of this presentation and addition resources will be available in the webcast once it begins
 
 
Palmetto GBA Virtual Workshop - Register
 
Overview
Title: Part Two of the 2020 Palmetto GBA Virtual Workshop for the Hospice & Palliative Care Association of Arkansas
Date: Thursday, June 25, 2020
Time: 10:00 AM Central Daylight Time
Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes
 
June 25
th
 Summary
Presented by Dan George, this webcast is designed to provide pertinent updates, changes, and reminders to assist the provider community in staying compliant with Medicare rules and regulations and will include:
 
1. What You Need to Know for 2020
a.    Final Rule
b.    Targeted Probe and Educate (TPE)
c.    Physician Billing
2. Data-Driven Topics
a.    Top Hospice Reason Codes
3. eServices Online Portal
4. Reminders
a.    CERT Program
b.    Provider Enrollment Re-validation
5. Provider Resources/Self Service Tools
a.    Palmetto GBA Resources
b.    CMS Resources
c.    Top Links
d.    Social Media
e.    Education/Events
 
Audio: The audio for this presentation is broadcasted through your computer speakers or headphones. Please test your audio devices prior to the start of the presentation. A telephone conference line will not be used for the webcast.
 
Handouts: A copy of this presentation and addition resources will be available in the webcast once it begins
 

 

WEBINARS

HPCAA's Webinar Partnership- Essential Education Webinar Network

Webinars specific to hospice and home care - typically non-clinical topics focusing on volunteer, management, compliance, communication, etc.   
Click here to access the full list of webinar opportunities (upcoming live and previously recorded)
Click here to access recorded webinars - may be viewed up to 6 months after the live webinar 

Wednesday, June 24th 
How Emotional Intelligence Can Help Us Through a Crisis
 
Thursday, June 25th
Hospice Billing FAQs: Clarifying the Confusion
 
Tuesday, June 30th
Virtual Sales: Perfect the Art & Science of Selling & Social Distancing
 
TUESDAY, July 7th
Conducting Mock Surveys to Ensure Readiness & Compliance
 
Thursday, July 9th
How HIPAA Impacts Email & Text Messaging: Communication Compliance for Healthcare Providers
 
Wednesday, July 15th
Marketing & Community Outreach for Fall: Challenges & Opportunities for Hospice & Palliative Care
 
Thursday, July 16th
From Referral to Admission: The Secret Ingredient to Compliant Growth
 
Thursday, July 23rd
The Denial Myth: Skillfully Working with Real or Perceived Denial
 
Thursday, July 30th
Navigating the Hospital Partnership Part 1: Working with the Hospital Community, What You Need to Know & How to Reach Out
 
Thursday, July 30th
Navigating the Hospital Partnership Part 2: Becoming a Provider of Choice, the Collaboration Values, Goals & Outcomes
 
Tuesday, August 4th
Managing Hospice Live Discharge Part 1 – How, When & Why: Guidelines, Regulations & Reporting
 
Thursday, August 6th
Utilizing Your Hospice QAPI Program to the Fullest: Improve Your Organization's Compliance & Performance
 
Thursday, August 13th
Home Risk Management – How to Prevent & Respond to Liabilities

 

Click here to see the full year's schedule

 

CLICK HERE for the HPCAA Policy on Professional Program Cancellations and Complaints