Presented by Michael Tidd, Susie Kendall, and James Abbuhl
Thursday, April 16, 2020
COVID 19 – 5 Things Home Health Agencies Need to Know This Week – Part 1
The last two weeks have brought about significant changes in patient treatment, travel, finances. Many agencies are having difficulty accessing patients in assisted living facilities, we’ve heard from some techniques that are working for some agencies. Understand some key features CMS has permitted in their COVID-19 waivers for home health and methods the government is helping finance small business.
Understand how to code COVID-19 infections
Verbalize what is required to meet the new waiver for Telehealth under PHE
Understand the funding methods for business financial assistance
Describe a way to gain access to your paycheck funds before payday
Understand some methods that can be used to access patients in assisted living facilities
Michael Tidd has over 19 years of experience in the Home Care Industry and is a frequent speaker at HealthCare Synergy Workshops and Webinars. He is a Software Developer, LVN and Certified in ICD-9/10 Coding and OASIS (COS-C, HCS-D). As the Clinical Manager for HealthCare Synergy, he directs the Outsourced Management Services, assists in directing the development of the Healthcare Assistant Web Edition, oversees the Clinical Documentation Auditing provided to clients and directs the Clinical Form Development for the Healthcare Assistant Web Edition. Michael continues to educate agencies in the ongoing regulations that CMS produces, the proper application of the Medicare Conditions of Participation and completing timely, accurate and defendable clinical documentation to survive in the current Medicare Reimbursement Model.
Susie Kendall is a Business Management Leader and Entrepreneur who has successfully built and self-funded two very successful SAAS (system as a service) companies from the ground up. She is a leader in the HR and Payroll Software industry and has become an expert within the last 20 years. Susie owns EmCentrix and MyPaperLessOffice and can ensure your organization’s HR and Payroll are operating efficiently and effectively.