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The Top 10 Most Documented CoPs

  • Tuesday, May 14, 2013
  • 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Webinar


Fees include one webinar login. Additional fees will be charged if there are multiple logins. CD purchases may not be made after the live webinar. Please allow 2 weeks for CD delivery. Written requests for refunds received on or before May 7 will receive a refund less a $25 processing fee. Fees are non-refundable after this date; there are no refunds for no-shows.
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The Kansas Home Care Association presents

The Top 10 Most Documented CoPs:

Any Apply to Your Agency?

Webinar - Tuesday, May 14, 2013

 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Eastern
10:30 to 12:00 p.m. CST 

Presented in partnership with
the Ohio Council for Home Care & Hospice

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) maintains the Conditions of Participation (CoPs) as the foundation for improving quality and protecting the health and safety of beneficiaries, thus they are of primary importance to all health care providers.  Recently, as part of the 2013 PPS Final Rule, CMS introduced new survey sanctions for home health providers, serving to underscore the vital importance of maintaining compliance with the CoPs.  This presentation will provide a review and comparison of the CoPs for Home Health and Hospice with an emphasis on the most frequently cited CoPs as published by CMS.  We’ll dissect the CoPs to examine the influence of process, and the influence of people.  Participants will hear practical and useful approaches for performance monitoring for compliance.

Program Objectives:

  • Identify the most frequently cited CoPs for Home Health and Hospice.
  • Describe the most common reasons for the citations.
  • Discuss strategies for monitoring and implementing practices for consistent compliance.

Faculty:  Gwen M. Franzgrote, MA, RRT, is the Director of Education for the Community Health Accreditation Program (CHAP) in Washington, DC.  CHAP is the leader in improving the quality of care in the home care industry, having been granted "deeming authority" by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in 1992 for home health, and in 1999 for hospice.  CHAP's goal is that home care not only prospers, but gains strength in the overall health care industry. To achieve this, CHAP is devoted to providing consultation of the highest caliber, along with a broad network of professional resources.  The presenter has declared no conflict of interest for this program and will present fairly and without bias.

CD Audio Recording Available:   A recording of the webinar is available, but it must be purchased before the date of the live webinar. Per our agreement with OCHCH, KHCA may not sell the recording after the date of the live webinar, and may only distribute the recording to paid registrants.  Additionally, registrants are prohibited from reselling or reproducing the recording.

Registration Fee:  KHCA Members are $149 per call-in site - Non-members are $298 per call-in site.  The live webinar includes the opportunity to ask questions of the presenter.  If you desire to purchase both the live webinar and the CD recording, you will pay the registration fee and an additional $30.

Continuing Education:  The program planners have no conflict of interest in regard to this webinar.  RNs and LPNs must participate in the entire presentation in order for contact hours to be awarded.  To apply for nursing contact hours, please mail an evaluation form and a processing fee for each individual requesting hours, $10.00 for Members and $20.00 for Non-Members.  Additionally, send in a completed sign-in sheet, listing the individuals at your facility that participated and noting those requesting contact hours.  Individuals requesting contact hours will receive a certificate of contact hours earned.  Please make sure that you enter the Contact Person’s name in the Registration Form.  All correspondence and site registration information will be sent to this person.  Contact hours may be earned for listening to the audio recording up to 2 months following the live webinar.

The Ohio Council for Home Care and Hospice (OH-157, 4/1/16) is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Ohio Nurses Association (OBN-001-91), an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Registration Deadline:  Please register by May 10 to guarantee that you receive e-mailed confirmation details. However, late registrations will be accepted.

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