Deficiencies, including condition level, are on the rise and now deficiencies can also lead to sanctions! Agencies are struggling with the new survey process, which includes full surveys. More and more agencies are accredited, which increases the number of standards in which to be compliant. This is an extremely important time as home health agencies are seeing more condition level deficiencies and immediate jeopardy! These can lead to sanctions with daily monetary penalties.
This session with surveyor and consultant Sharon Litwin, RN, BSHS, MHA, HCS-D will focus on how to maintain continued survey readiness without a lot of busy work. She will help agencies struggling with survey preparation and compliance. Sharon will give practical tips to decrease an agency’s vulnerabilities to condition level deficiencies. She will help you to know how to do mock surveys, home visits like a surveyor. You will learn about QAPI, a key tool to help you always be in continued survey readiness mode! You will also get examples of how to perform mock surveys, a chart review form for ongoing audits, and PowerPoint handouts.
Who Should Attend
Ask a question at the Q&A session following the live event and get advice unique to your situation, directly from our expert speaker.
Sharon M. Litwin, RN, BSHS, MHA, HCS-D, Founder and Senior Managing Partner, 5 Star Consultants, LLC (2003 - Present)
Sharon Litwin, founder and senior managing partner of 5 Star Consultants, a national consulting and coding firm specializing in homecare and hospice services since 2003. Sharon was also an ACHC surveyor until December 2013, and a former CHAP surveyor, performing Medicare deemed surveys for ten years.