Spring Symposium

May 11, 2016 | San Antonio, Texas

WHAT IS SPRING SYMPOSIUM?

Home care is a diverse industry that provides services to a diverse population.  This specialty workshop brings three specialties together under one roof so you can receive the most trusted education on the hottest issues concerning pediatric services, private pay and community care services in one dynamic day.  Mix and match your sessions to meet your unique agency needs!

AGENDA

  PRIVATE DUTY
COMMUNITY CARE
PEDIATRIC
8:30-10:00AM
1a. Establishing Consumer-Friendly Models in the Private Pay World
Speaker: Rhone McCall, MSM, Owner/Presidedent, ProperCare: Care and Life Management for Aging Adults
1b. Community First Choice:  An HCSSA Opportunity  
Speakers: Amanda Dillon, HHSC; Caren Zysk, Molina Health Care; Representative from DSSW
1c. Implementing HHSC Medicaid Therapy Policies  
Speakers: Laurie Vanhoose, Director, Policy Development Medicaid/CHIP Policy,  HHSC; Leslie Smart, HHSC
10:15-11:30AM
2a. Pay Me Now or Pay Me Later (with damages): Home Health Care Legal Compensation Practices
Speaker: Daniel R. Stern, JD, CoxSmith
2b. Understanding the State EVV  Compliance Plan
Speakers: Rhonda Pratt, EVV Oprations Manager, HHSC; Alesia Brown, CTCM, Unit Manager-EVV, DADS
2c. Everything You Need to Know About STAR Kids Implementation-Part 1
Speakers: Brian Dees, Policy Advisor, HHSC, Representatives from HHSC
11:30AM-1:00PM
Lunch (included in registration fee)
1:00-2:30PM
3a. How to Develop a Dementia Specialty Niche  
Speaker: Lisa Daly, MAT, Owner, Positive Aging Transitions
3b. Working with STAR+PLUS EVV: MCO Panel Discussion
Speakers: Representatives from MCOs
3c. Everything You Need to Know About STAR Kids Implementation-Part 2
Speakers: Brian Dees, Policy Advisor, HHSC, Representatives from HHSC
 2:45-4:00PM 4a. HIPAA Case Studies…Who Knew?
Speaker: Richard Pecore, JD, CMCO, LilesParker PLLC
4b. EVV: Proper Use of Reason Codes
Speakers: DADS
4c. Everything You Need to Know About STAR Kids Implementation-Part 3
Speakers: Darcy McMaughan, TAMU; Jennifer Ozmetin, TAMU


 

Online Registration is Now Closed.
You may fax in your registration using the Brochure link below.
Deadline for faxed registration:
Thursday, May 5

Brochure

 Session Descriptions

 Handouts

Travel Information

EVV Vendor Training

Exhibits & Sponsorships

CONTINUING EDUCATION

Receive up to:

  • 5.50 clock hours Administrator/ Alternate
  • 5.50 contact hours continuing education for nurses
  • 4.0 SWCEUs
  • 1.50 PT CCUs; credit approval pending

CURRENT EXHIBITORS:

Axxess
HealthCare ConsultLink
Debra Hughes, RN Consultant
DataLogic Software
CareVoyant, Inc.
Walthall, Sachse and Pipes Insurance
KanTime Technologies
Shield HealthCare
Encompass Home Health Pediatric Services
MEDsys
IPBS
Chips International, Inc.