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May
17
Fri
Webinar: “Changes Coming To The Survey Process” (HCS/TxHmL) @ Webinar
May 17 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Webinar

Changes Coming To The Survey Process (HCS/TxHmL)

(Includes  Administrative Penalties Status)

    
Date: May 17th, 2019

Time: 10:00 AM-12:30 PM

Presenter:  Julie Blacklock/IDD Waiver Consultant

For: Administrators, Program Managers, Quality Assurance Staff, Care Coordinators, Nursing Staff

 

Topics:  

-New Survey Process:

-May 1st, 2019  (initial transition date)

-Sept. 1st, 2019 (initiation of full change in Survey Process)

-Administrative Penalties

-How will they be assessed?  (Serious vs. Non-Serious)

-Status- dates of transition and implementation

-Penalty Fees

-Commonly Cited Items at Survey (Including Nursing)

 

Payment:

We would be glad to invoice you if you prefer.  Please indicate how you will paying when you register with Meghan Jones.

invoice: payment using credit card, debit card, or paypal account or payment by check.

Online Payment:  You may pay directly through your PayPal invoice, or you may pay on the website on the “payment” page.  Her is the direct link to the “payment” page.   http://twogetherconsulting.com/payments/

If you have any problems, please ask Meghan Jones to walk you through when you call to register.  Please contact us directly about group rates.

Remember to enter in in total $ amount for # of attendees.  Ex:  2 people want to attend x $125 =$250 total.

 

Registration:

To complete registration and for any additional information or to arrange payment by check you must contact:

Meghan Jones at: meghanjones.tx@gmail.com 

You may contact Meghan by phone at: (361) 649-5104   

Mailing address for checks:  Twogether Consulting  P.O. Box 90426 Austin, TX 78709

May
20
Mon
Webinar “Responsibilities & Timelines- Provider Vs. LIDDA” (HCS) @ Webinar
May 20 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm

    

 

 

Webinar

“Responsibilities & Timelines”

Provider Vs. LIDDA” (HCS)

Date: May 13th, 2019

Time: 10:00 AM-12:30 PM

Presenter:  Julie Blacklock/IDD Waiver Consultant

For: Administrators, Program Managers, Quality Assurance Staff, Care Coordinators

 

Topics:  

-Handbook Definitions: IPC, PDP, IP, IDRC, ICAP, and Case Management Vs. Care Coordination 

– Care Coordination Duties/Job Description

-Who is at the Service Planning Team (SPT) and What happens at the meeting?

-Who completes PDP? Who completes the IP? (Outcomes vs Objectives, Justification of Type vs. Amount,Timelines & Appropriate Documentation)

-Who is Responsible For What? (Enrollments & Transfers) Provider Vs. LIDDA/Service Coordinator ?

-What should the provider request prior to Enrollment & Transfers?

-What is the Provider Responsible for after enrollment/transfer(Site Inspections, Admission Process, Monitor Medicaid/Medicare, Document Progress or Lack of Progress, Making Revisions to IPC and IP as needed, etc….)

Communication with the Service Coordinator (SC)- Why?, When? Timelines? Required Documentation?

 

Payment:

We would be glad to invoice you if you prefer.  Please indicate how you will paying when you register with Meghan Jones.

invoice: payment using credit card, debit card, or paypal account or payment by check.

Online Payment:  You may pay directly through your PayPal invoice, or you may pay on the website on the “payment” page.  Her is the direct link to the “payment” page.   http://twogetherconsulting.com/payments/

If you have any problems, please ask Meghan Jones to walk you through when you call to register.  Please contact us directly about group rates. Remember to enter in in total $ amount for # of attendees.  Ex:  2 people want to attend x $125 =$250 total.

 

Registration:

To complete registration and for any additional information or to arrange payment by check you must contact:

Meghan Jones at: meghanjones.tx@gmail.com 

You may contact Meghan by phone at: (361) 649-5104   

Mailing address for checks:  Twogether Consulting  P.O. Box 90426 Austin, TX 78709

Jun
3
Mon
Webinar “Nursing Assessment And Care Planning For Diabetics” (HCS/TxHmL/ICF) @ Webinar
Jun 3 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm

Webinar

“Nursing Assessment And Care Planning For Diabetics” (HCS/TxHmL/ICF)

Date:  June 3rd, 2019

Time:  10AM-12:30PM

For:  Nursing Staff, Quality Assurance Staff, Program Managers, Administrators

Presenter:  Gina Peterson, RN Consultant

Topics: 

-How do I assess a person with a diagnoses of Diabetes?  (What am I looking for?)

-What kind of training needs do I need to address with UAP’s, the individual, and/or family?

-Some things dependent on type of Diabetes 

-Ideas for training and training tools for the following items: (glucometer-taking blood sugar, reading blood sugars, understanding readings to see if WNL or need to be reported to nurse; Insulin Injections- drawing up insulin, administering, training on ADA Diet options, etc….

-Common Diabetic Issues  seen by Nursing staff in HCS/TxHmL/ICF and how to address them?

-Not Ensuring UAP’s and Individuals both have received special needs training

-Brittle Diabetics (sliding scale, multiple injections needed daily, to delegate insulin or not)

-Juvenile Diabetic

Non-compliance with ADA diet 

-Unhappy with low carb/low sugar choices or options

-Non-compliance with exercise

-Non-compliance with medication and/or blood sugar checks

-Not reporting blood sugars that are not WNL to the nursing staff or accurate information 

-not telling the truth about blood sugars not WNL, diet, or exercise

– Ideas for Care Planning Outcomes and/or Nursing Goals

Payment:

We would be glad to invoice you if you prefer.  Please indicate how you will paying when you register with Meghan Jones.

invoice: payment using credit card, debit card, or paypal account or payment by check.

Online Payment:  You may pay directly through your PayPal invoice, or you may pay on the website on the “payment” page.  Her is the direct link to the “payment” page.   http://twogetherconsulting.com/payments/

If you have any problems, please ask Meghan Jones to walk you through when you call to register.  Please contact us directly about group rates.

Remember to enter in in total $ amount for # of attendees.  Ex:  2 people want to attend x $125 =$250 total.

 

Registration:

To complete registration and for any additional information or to arrange payment by check you must contact:

Meghan Jones at: meghanjones.tx@gmail.com 

You may contact Meghan by phone at: (361) 649-5104   

Mailing address for checks:  Twogether Consulting  P.O. Box 90426 Austin, TX 78709

Jun
24
Mon
“Job Expectations as an HH/CC Contractor For an HCS Provider” WEBINAR @ WEBINAR
Jun 24 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am

Host Home/Companion Care Provider:  “Job Expectations as an HH/CC Contractor For an HCS Provider”  WEBINAR

(Rescheduled from March 29th, 2019)

  • Day 1: June 24th, 2019

Trainer:  Julie Blacklock/IDD Waiver Consultant

Time:  10:00 am-12:00 am (Central)

(Question & Answer from 11:45 am-12:00 am)

TOPICS:

So you want to become a Host Home/Companion Care provider for the Home & Community Based Services Program, but you don’t really understand what is expected of you.

Here are the topics we will discuss today:

-Who is eligible to provide HH/CC services?

-What is the purpose of HH/CC services?

-What really is your job description?

-What are you liable for as an HH/CC provider?

-What is your interaction with the nurse and why do you even have to interact with a nurse at all?

-What does the nurse expect of you as an HH/CC provider, if your individual does have nursing services?

-What type of paperwork will you be expected to turn in and why?

-Who gets your paperwork and who has the right to look at your documents turned in?

-Where do I document?

-What is appropriate documentation and what kind of activities are billable under HH/CC services?

** All attendees will receive handouts and link to “gotowebinar” to register for the webinar once payment is received.  Please be sure to go to the “gotowebinar” link you receive ahead of time to register, so that you may receive all the reminders for the webinar prior to the day of the webinar.

Payment:

We would be glad to invoice you, so you can pay via credit card, debit card, or paypal account or you may pay by check.  Please indicate how you will paying when you register with Meghan Jones.

You may also pay online by going to our HCS  “About Us” tab and clicking on “payment” tab on the drop down menu.  Or you may click on the direct link to the “payment” page.  http://twogetherconsulting.com/payments/

Remember to enter in in total $ amount for # of attendees.  Ex:  2 people want to attend x $125 =$250 total. If you have any problems, please ask Meghan Jones to walk you through when you call to register.  Please contact us directly about group rates.

Registration:

You must contact Meghan Jones at: meghanjones.tx@gmail.com  to complete registration or you may contact her by phone at: (361) 649-5104.   **If you are not paying for the class online, you may send checks to:  Twogether Consulting P.O. Box 90426 Austin, TX 78709