Please go to www.twogetherconsulting.com for more information and registration. 
********We also have pre-recorded webinars you can purchase for use at your facility.  Please contact Meghan Jones at:  meghanjones.tx@gmail.com for more information.

 

Thanks for all the wonderful feedback on our Diabetic Assessment & Care Planning Webinar on June 3rd!  We had great attendance and so we are excited to announce that our nurse will continue to provide a series of webinars for care planning on different diagnoses and issues seen in our IDD population.  Future sessions will include the following topics:  Alzheimer’s and Dementia as well as  our next Webinar end of July, 2019 on:

“Assessment & Care Planning For The Medically Fragile in IDD Services” (Especially concerning individuals coming from Skilled Nursing Facilities- Monitoring for and prevention of skin care issues and working with individuals with G/T’s and Trachs and more…)  Great for HCS & ICF Nurses!

Other webinars scheduled as follows:
And of course our June class below for Host Home Providers and HCS Providers, which is posted on the website already!

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?

 

Webinar

New Provider Training For HCS Waiver:  Part I

Date: July 8th, 2019

For:  New Provider, Program Managers, New Care Coordinator/Case Manager, New Nurse, etc… 

You will receive a reminder notice to your email and handouts will be sent by email no later than 1 day prior to the webinar.

Here are the topics we will discuss today:

-Resources at DADS/HHSC: Texas Administrative Code/Billing Guidelines/HCS Handbook

-Marketing Tips

-Basic Start-Up Process Packet-How To Set Up Consumer Charts (Paper or Electronic).

-Interacting with the Local IDD Authorities- LIDDA vs. HCS Provider Duties,

-Consumer Admissions, Transfer, Temporary Discharge (Suspension), Permanent Discharge (Termination),

-What is a PDP (Person Directed Plan)?

-What is an IP (Implementation Plan)?

-and much more…

 

Webinar

New Provider Training For HCS Waiver Part II

Date: July 12th, 2019

For:  New Provider, Program Managers, New Care Coordinator/Case Manager, New Nurse, etc… 

You will receive a reminder notice to your email and handouts will be sent by email no later than 1 day prior to the webinar.

Here are the topics we will discuss today:

***Part II will use same Power Point handout as Part I, but may receive some additional addendum handouts prior to the session.

-Setting Up SSI,

-Monitoring Medicaid Eligibility & Problems That May Arise,

-Putting Service Delivery Logs/Notes in place,

-Billable Services on the Individual Plan of Care (IPC),

-Contracting Services On The IPC, and

-Discussion of How To Start Billing/Reimbursement Process.

-Some Discussion of CARE System.

  • Will also review over need to Set Up of HHSC Portal and Use of Portal for IPC entries, ID/RC’s and LON Increase Packet Information