Private Pay Conference

Thursday, April 26, 2018 | Austin, TX
A full day of sessions dedicated to help your PRIVATE PAY business SOAR!

Wage and Hour Law for Private Pay – Get the Facts!  
8:30am – 10:15am
There are many situations that may appear to be unique to home care, but don’t be fooled… employment law does not make any exceptions for this industry. Learn the common mistakes made in implementing wage and hour laws and how to avoid having the Department of Labor knocking at your door. This session will discuss common problem areas such as exempt vs. non-exempt; on call; travel time; hourly vs. contract workers; PRN; live-ins; companionship exemption; work separations; and the Texas Payday Law and Fair Labor Standards Act.  Speaker: William T. (Tommy) Simmons, Senior Legal Counsel to Commissioner Ruth R. Hughs, Commissioner Representing Employers, Texas Workforce Commission (1.75 clock hours continuing education for Administrators/Alternates)

Discover Your Sales Personality and Improve Your Top-Line Results  10:30am – 12:00pm  
Join us to understand why emotional intelligence is critical in relationship building in the sales process, become aware of your own personality preferences and tendencies, learn how to identify personality preferences and tendencies in others, and apply this knowledge to build relationships with referral sources. Speaker: Shelle Womble, Sales Champion, corecubed Aging Care Marketing (1.50 clock hours continuing education for Administrators/Alternates)

12:00pm - 1:00pm     Lunch (included in registration)

Standing Out as the Go-To Agency in the Medical Community  1:00pm – 2:30pm  
This presentation will assist home care agency owners and operators to identify the different roles within sales, marketing and public relations and how to effectively use each in differentiating your agency from other organizations. Attendees will work through practical examples of agencies that strategically built referral sources for sales conversion using quality data and outcomes.  Speaker: Shelle Womble, Sales Champion, corecubed Aging Care Marketing (1.50 clock hours continuing education for Administrators/Alternates)

Navigating the World of Long Term Care Insurance for your Patients and Families  2:45pm – 4:30pm  
This session will focus on the types of long term care insurance offered by insurance companies historically and today and how these policies are designed to reimburse policyholders for the cost of a long-term care event either at home or in an assisted living facility.  In addition, the session will cover the differences between medical necessity policies and policies issued under Sec. 7702b of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act which cover those policyholders that are Chronically Ill or Severely Cognitively Impaired.  The speakers will also address issues such as informal care, the LTC claims assessment process, how companies develop a LTC plan of care and review provider invoices.Speakers: Aaron Ball, Vice President, LTC Business Leader in Life and Long Term Care, New York Life; Valerie Besserman, Corporate Vice President and LTC Claims Leader, New York Life (1.75 clock hours continuing education for Administrators/Alternates)

Cancellation Policy
If you must cancel your reservation for any reason, notify TAHC&H, Attn: Michelle Cruz via fax or email ( A 90% refund will be given if written request is received by 4/19/18. A 50% refund will be given if a written request is received 4/20/18 - 4/25/18. No refund will be made the day of the conference or after.
Continuing Education
6.5 clock hours Administrator/Alternate

Registration Fee (rcvd by 4/17/18)
Member: $200
NonMember: $350

Doubletree by Hilton Hotel Austin
6505 N Interstate 35
Austin, TX 78752
Group Rate: $159
Cut Off: April 7, 2018
(512) 454-3737

Handouts will be available at before the meeting to print and bring them with you or access online during the
workshop. Printed handouts will not be provided at the meeting.