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N2K September Workshop

September 27, 2018
9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Irving Bible Church
2435 Kinwest Parkway
Irving, Texas 75063

Session Schedule:

9:00 am - 10:15 am:

HIPAA: How to be in Compliance and Prevent a Breach-
P&P, encryption, email policies, training, coverage.

Case Management: A Comprehensive Look at the Annual Renewal Process-
In depth analysis of the annual renewal process - PDP, IPC, IPs, Consents, assessments, gathering other documents, team process, coordination with family and Service Coordinator, communication..and establishing monitoring needs and milestones for the year.

Nursing Billing in HCS: Time Management, Good Habits, and Effective Strategies for Documentation- 
Creating opportunities to maximize opportunities to bill, Nursing IP, habits that promote increased documentation, monitoring Service Utilization, understanding the Billing Guidelines.

10:30 am - 11:45 am:

Medicaid: How to get it, keep it, and get it back (if it's lost)-
How to get it, how to prevent from losing it, what to do when you do lose it, special needs trusts

New Staff Training: Balancing Quality with the Urgency to Start Staff ASAP-
A fresh Look - On-boarding direct care staff, training schedules, topics, classroom vs. OTJ, special needs, restraint training, behavior support plans, diets, ANE, medication pass, video vs "seminar" style, competency measurement.

RN Delegation: Maximizing Compliance and Minimizing Liability-
Who, What, When, Where, How. Assessment, new staff, ongoing monitoring, required documentation, survey ready, new nurse, CRA, vaccination.

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm:

Lunch

1:45 pm - 3:00 pm:

Unemployment Claims: Strategies to Eliminate TWC Charge-backs-
Preparation, how to win unemployment cases, prevention, corrective action, and reaction, job descriptions and training, telephone hearings.

Employment First Initiative/Day Hab Alternatives - Getting Ready for the Transition-
Getting ready for the transition, taking advantage of funding, Employment Assistance and Supported Employment, making money without losing benefits.

Common IDD Medical Issues and Suggested Interventions-
Neurological, gastro, weight gain, age-related issues, vaccination schedules.

3:15 pm - 4:30 pm:

Managing Client Funds: Accountability, Transparency, and Oversight-
Social Security audit, ICF Audit, Financial Agreement issues, best practices, gift issues, balance issues, lump sum payments, funeral plans, special needs trusts, separate vs. pooled.

Adaptive Aids and Minor Home Modifications: Improving Coordination to Expedite Successful Outcomes- 
How to successfully utilize these services without denial or recoupment, obtaining Medicaid denials, timing of the IPC revision, responsibilities of the team members, coordinating assessments and contractors (bids).

When Medical Needs Exceed our Limits-
Identifying higher needs, working with skilled nursing, PASRR process, addressing unstable/unpredictable conditions, when delegation is not possible.