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Hummingbird Consulting Home Health Summit - San Antonio, TX

Marriott Courtyard San Antonio Riverwalk

Thursday, November 17, 2022
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Join Hummingbird Homecare Consulting at their Home Health Summit in San Antonio, Texas on Thursday, November 17, 2022. The Summit aims to address the needs of our current clients and the curiosity of future ones. We will be dedicating a day to informing agencies of important Home Health Industry updates to keep you aware of any

 

We’re offering CEUs from a group of expert panelists with Clinical backgrounds to discuss compliance and survey readiness. You will gain access to industry-leading services to assist your agencies with any patient or management needs. We hope to see you there!

* Event and Speakers are subject to change.

Main Room - Clinical Sessions

Schedule of Events

8:00am – 9:00am

9:00am – 9:15am

9:15am – 10:30am

10:30am – 10:45am

10:45am – 12:00pm

 12:00pm – 1:00pm 

12:30pm – 1:00pm

1:00pm – 2:15pm

2:15pm – 2:30pm

2:30pm – 3:45pm 

3:45pm – 4:45pm 

4:45pm – 5:00pm

5:00pm

Registration Opens • Continental Breakfast

Introductions

The Four Pillar Approach to Wound Healing

Morning Break

PGDM Case-Mix Changes

Lunch/Exhibits

Synergy EMR – Lunch and Learn

Value-Based Purchasing

Afternoon Break – Refreshments

OASIS-E

To Be Announced 

Last Remarks

End

OASIS – E Overview
Speaker: Alicia Montelongo Vargas, CEO and Consultant Hummingbird Homecare Consulting
CEU: 1.25 Hours
Time: 9:15am - 10:30am

Overview
In the ever-changing world of Home Care, it is safe to say that poor Oasis documentation can reduce your agencies rating and have a negative impact on patient care and reimbursement. The OASIS – E overview will provide a comprehensive look at the changes we can expect when OASIS – E goes live, in addition to providing a step by step of filling out a proper OASIS.

Objectives
Provide agencies training on OASIS E with focus on:
• Understanding OASIS E
• Boosting Accuracy
• Maximizing Reimbursement

Alicia Montelongo Vargas, LVN  is a nurse who has been in the Home Health and Hospice industry for over 25 years. Alicia has served as a consultant and help agency nationwide create, develop, and expand their agencies. Most recently she has developed a turnkey program “The KEYS Program” which provides a full service turnkey program to assist agencies.

PDGM Case-Mix Changes
Speaker: Michael Tidd, LVN, HCS-D, COS-C
CEU: 1.25 Hours
Time: 10:45am - 12:00am

Overview

Prior to PDGM becoming effective January 1, 2020, PPS case-mix changes occurred annually. While PDGM case-mix rebalancing didn’t occur in January 2021 d/t COVID, this practice resumed on January 2022. It is essential to understand the case-mix changes so you understand how to budget appropriately and seek out appropriate referral sources to obtain the best paying patient census under these changes. This session will discuss the changes that occurred in 2022 to provide and understanding of how the case-mix model will change in the future. Anticipated changes in the case-mix model for 2023 will be provided in this session passed on the proposed rule that will release in late June or early July.

Objectives
• Discuss anticipated changes in the case-mix model for 2023 that will be
included in the upcoming proposed rule
• Understand how referral sources and payments may change

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.

Home Health Value-Based Purchasing: What It Means For Your Agency
Speaker: Alicia Montelongo Vargas, CEO and Consultant Hummingbird Homecare Consulting
CEU: 1.25 Hours
Time: 1:00pm - 2:15pm

Overview
Learn what providers can expect from the HHVBP model. Review the goals for the 2022 Pre-Implementation Year, 2023 Performance Year and 2025 Payment year, while understanding the tools that will be used to measure your agencies performance.

Objectives
• Learn History of HHVBP
• Understand the HHVBP Module
• Understand the data source and measures to rate your Agency

Alicia Montelongo Vargas, LVN  is a nurse who has been in the Home Health and Hospice industry for over 25 years. Alicia has served as a consultant and help agency nationwide create, develop, and expand their agencies. Most recently she has developed a turnkey program “The KEYS Program” which provides a full service turnkey program to assist agencies.

The Four Pillar Approach to Wound Healing
Speaker: Dzuy Luu, Professional Wound Specialists
CEU: 1.25 Hours
Time: 2:30pm - 3:45pm

Overview:
A Comprehensive Wound Specialty that focuses on elevating standards in wound healing through a multi-specialty integration and utilization of advanced modalities through a team approach delivered in every setting of wound care available.

Objectives:
• How comprehensive wound healing goes beyond traditional wound healing
•  Discuss Professional Wound Specialists’ surgical approach
•  How to apply advanced wound modalities
•  Describing skin evaluation and management for preventative care

 

Dzuy grew up in Pomona, California. He went to college at California Polytechnic University then to Touro University where he received a Master’s of Science in Physician Assistant Studies. After spending a few years practicing Internal Medicine, Dzuy joined Doctor Wu working as a Wound Care Provider. Later, receiving his American Board of Wound Management Certified Wound Specialist certification. Dzuy is currently serving as an adjunct professor to Touro University’s Wound elective rotation.Lately, Dzuy has taken on a new role. He is expanding the Professional Wound Specialist medical model to new regions allowing for the spread of modern wound care modalities into rural and urban areas. To increase the exposure to these wound modalities, he created a wound care education program dedicated to all levels of nursing and practitioners.

Breakout Room - IV Therapy Qualifications & Competency​

Schedule of Events

9:00am – 11:00am

1:00pm – 3:00pm

Session 1 

Session 2

PICCs by Vic
Speaker: Victor M. Valdez

Overview:
The IV Therapy Qualifications & Competency Program includes 10 CE hours of interactive education through our affiliate partner, PICC Excellence

The two-hour hands-on class covers:
1. Clinical lecture
2. Clinical check-off
3. Certificate of completion

Benefits for attending the program:
1. Enhances competent patient care leading to reduced hospital readmissions, reduced CLABSI/CRBSI rates, reduced complication rates, reduced reinsertion occurrences of vascular access devices, and reduced supply usage.
2. Measurable increases in quality patient outcomes, physician satisfaction and staff proficiency and confidence.

Online Registration

Early Bird Pricing: $250/attendee
Thursday, September 1, 2022 – Wednesday, September 21, 2022 

Regular Pricing: $299/attendee
Starting Thursday, September 22, 2022

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The Venue

Marriott Courtyard San Antonio

207 N SAINT MARYS STREET,

SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS, USA, 78205

FAX: +1 210-223-8893