This course will provide participants with information on how a large home health agency addressed changes in home health payment modeling, just prior to the COVID-19 pandemic. This course will provide information on how home health agencies can adapt to quickly changing health care climates and still have a positive effect on patient outcomes.
Course created on August 31, 2020
Course Type: Video
CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.2 Intermediate, Category 3: Professional Issues - Contemporary Issues And Trends; CE Broker/2.0 Home Study, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Professional/Health Care Related (SC), CE Broker #20-789144; IACET/0.2; NBCOT PDUs/2.5 Intermediate, Education And/or Research
- Participants will be able to identify at least two ways of how the patient-driven groupings model (PDGM) affects home health reimbursement for therapy services.
- Participants will be able to identify at least two strategies on how home health agencies can benefit from PDGM changes to ensure both quality of care (i.e, improved patient function), increased therapy utilization, and financial success.
- Participants will be able to identify at least three strategies on how to adapt to changes in health care, in order to deliver effective and safe home health services.
|0-15 Minutes||Background, review of learning outcomes|
|15-45 Minutes||Patient-driven groupings model (PDGM)|
|45-60 Minutes||Response to PDGM|
|60-75 Minutes||Financial/Quality metrics after PDGM|
|75-95 Minutes||COVID-19 response|
|95-115 Minutes||Virtually therapy|
|115-120 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Scott Rushanan, MS, OTR/L, MBA
Scott is the current Director of Rehabilitation Services and Co-Director of Penn Medicine's Home Health Agency. Scott previously spent 8 years as the Lead Occupational Therapist at Penn Medicine's ALS Clinic. Scott is currently pursuing his Doctorate in Occupational Therapy at Columbia University focusing on cognitive impairments for patients with neuro-motor disease
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