The Move from Facilities to Home: Is it All Good News for Home Health?

Event Information
Product Format
Prerecorded Event
Conference Date
Wed, Apr 06, 2011
60 Minutes
Product Description

Agencies - are you prepared to handle the changes headed your way? They're more troublesome than you think.

There's growing recognition that patients prefer to be at home, not in institutions. This has led to a growth in alternatives such as home and community based waiver services. You may assume that this is all good news for the industry, but that may not be such a safe assumption.

Join health law and litigation expert Robert W. Markette, Jr. for this eye-opening 1-hour event that will clarify what's coming, and what you need to prepare for as the trend continues.

You'll learn about the pros and cons of the movement to home care and how it will affect your practice.

Session Highlights:

  • The background: Hear about studies on patient satisfaction at home, studies on the cost effectiveness of home care, and the recent advocacy to move away from the facility model outside of long term care.
  • Trends to watch: Learn about the growth in HCBS (home care based services) and how it could lead to self-directed care, leading to possible fraud, unionization, and so on
  • Lessons learned from other states. Find out about a case in NY involving "over approving" of Medicaid services. Can this harm patients when it leads to second guessing decisions?
  • Agency based service growth? Not if there's an increase in HCBS. Learn why…
  • CLASS Act - it allows for long term care insurance, but may end up financing more self-directed care.
  • PLUS: What can you do to be prepared? Learn about vigilance, advocacy and plans you need to put into action now, to get ready.

Ask a question at the Q&A session following the live event and get advice unique to your situation, directly from our expert speaker.  

Who should attend? Home health agency personnel

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About Our Speaker

Robert W. Markette - Home Care Expert

For more than a decade, Robert W. Markette, Jr., CHC, has focused his practice on representing home health, hospice, private duty and DME providers in all aspects of their operations. With more than a decade of experience in working with these industries, Robert has developed a reputation for understanding the operational, compliance and legal/regulatory issues facing homecare providers.

In representing the homecare industry, Robert...   More Info
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