Calendar

Aug
3
Tue
Webinar: Care Coordination Part V: “Billable Services In The HCS Program”-Day 1 @ Webinar
Aug 3 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

 “Billable Services In The HCS Program- Day 1”

(For HCS/TxHmL/ICF)

Part V of the Care Coordination Series 

(Be sure to attend Day 2 on August 5th, 2021!)

 

Date: August 3rd, 2021
Time: 10:00 AM-12:00PM
Cost: $50
For:  Program Managers, Administrators, Case Managers/Care Coordinators, Quality Assurance Staff, Nursing Staff
Presenter:  Julie Blacklock

You will receive a confirmation email and handout as well as a link to register with “Gotowebinar” to attend the session, once we receive payment.  Please click on your registration link right away to receive reminders for the session!

Description:  This class is designed for anyone who is first starting out in the HCS Waiver Program as a new provider and for those persons coordinating services (case management) for the individuals in the HCS Waiver Program. This class is also effective for Nursing staff who need to know how the program works overall and the basics of billing for nursing (We do provide a much more extensive class on billable nursing services and documentation required by the nurse, please feel free to contact us to inquire about this training.) This session will also help anyone who is responsible for oversight and quality assurance for the program.  Provider Representatives including the case manager or nurse may be the persons who are providing billable services or who are responsible for monitoring billable documentation, and ensuring it meets compliance with the billing guidelines. **FYI- If there are updates to the Billing Guidelines that occur after this session, we will provide a BG-Updates Only webinar as soon as possible!

Topics

-Where are services billed?

What makes service in general billable?

-What makes a service non-billable?

 Billable Services in HCS: Definition of Each Service

-RSS/SL (Group Homes) 

-HH/CC  (previously known as Foster Care)

Other Billable Services

-(CFC) Community First Choice

(REH) Respite,

(SHL TR)  Supported Home Living Transportation

,-(DH) Day Habilitation,

-SE (Supported Employment) EA (Employment Assistance

Specialized/Professional Therapies: BEH, SP, PT, OT, DI, AU etc…

-What form/s do I use to document?

-Samples of Billable Services Documented

AA/MHM/DE

  (More in-depth information on how to request AA/MHM/DE services will be discussed on Day 2 including information on request for reimbursement and on what items to maintain at the facility for billing audit review.)

Payment:

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

Option #1:

Requested invoice: We will send you an invoice from Paypal and then you can make a payment directly through the invoice-  using a credit card, debit card, a Paypal account, or payment by check.

Option #2:

Online Payment:  You may pay directly through your PayPal invoice or you may also choose to use our “Paypal Social Media” payment button for this specific event . Click on the button below: 

 “Paypal Social Media”

or

Option #3:

You may pay on the Twogether Consulting website.  Here is the direct link to the “payment” page  

If you have any problems, please ask Meghan Jones to walk you through it, when you call to register.  Please contact us directly about group rates. Remember for this option, you will need to enter 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

 

 

Aug
5
Thu
Webinar: Care Coordination Part V: “Billable Services In The HCS Program-AA/MHM/DE”-Day 2 @ Webinar
Aug 5 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

 “Billable Services In The HCS Program-AA/MHM/DE- Day 2”

(For HCS/TxHmL/ICF)

Part V of the Care Coordination Series 

Date: August 5th 2021
Time: 10:00 AM-12:00PM
Cost: $50
For:  Program Managers, Administrators, Case Managers/Care Coordinators, Quality Assurance Staff, Nursing Staff
Presenter:  Julie Blacklock

You will receive a confirmation email and handout as well as a link to register with “Gotowebinar” to attend the session, once we receive payment.  Please click on your registration link right away to receive reminders for the session!

Description:  This class is designed for anyone who is first starting out in the HCS Waiver Program as a new provider and for those persons coordinating services (case management) for the individuals in the HCS Waiver Program. This class is also effective for Nursing staff who need to know how the program works overall and the basics of billing for nursing (We do provide a much more extensive class on billable nursing services and documentation required by the nurse, please feel free to contact us to inquire about this training.) This session will also help anyone who is responsible for oversight and quality assurance for the program.  Provider Representatives including the case manager or nurse may be the persons who are providing billable services or who are responsible for monitoring billable documentation, and ensuring it meets compliance with the billing guidelines  **FYI- If there are updates to the Billing Guidelines that occur after this session, we will provide a BG-Updates Only webinar as soon as possible! 

Topics

Definitions

-Adaptive Aids

-Minor Home Modifications

-Dental

  • Qualifications for Use of AA or MHM

  • AA/MHM List (Appendix VI and X)

  • Items to collect and save for proof of purchase

  • Bids Needed

  • What should Be Written In a Bid

  • Justifications

  • Pictures/Drawings/Blueprints

  • Proof of Purchase & Insurance-Only concerning to request a vehicle lift.

  • How Do You Get Reimbursed? “Request For Reimbursement”

  • What is TAS, Pre-MHM OT/PT, and Pre- MHM and Who Qualifies?

 

 

  (More in-depth information on how to request AA/MHM/DE services will be discussed on Day 2 including information on request for reimbursement and on what items to maintain at the facility for billing audit review.)

Payment:

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

Option #1:

Requested invoice: We will send you an invoice from Paypal and then you can make a payment directly through the invoice-  using a credit card, debit card, a Paypal account, or payment by check.

Option #2:

Online Payment:  You may pay directly through your PayPal invoice or you may also choose to use our “Paypal Social Media” payment button for this specific event . Click on the button below: 

 “Paypal Social Media”

or

Option #3:

You may pay on the Twogether Consulting website.  Here is the direct link to the “payment” page  

If you have any problems, please ask Meghan Jones to walk you through it, when you call to register.  Please contact us directly about group rates. Remember for this option, you will need to enter 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

 

 

Aug
17
Tue
Webinar: “The Nurse in The ICF/IID Program- Part I” @ Webinar
Aug 17 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm

“The Nurse in The ICF/IID Program- Part I”

Part I of “The Nurse in The ICF/IID Program” Series

(Be sure to attend Day 2 on August 19th, 2021!)

 

Date: August 17th, 2021
Time: 10:00 AM-12:30PM
Cost: $65
For:  Administrators, QIDP’s, Quality Assurance Staff, Nursing & Medical Department Staff
Presenter:  Gina Peterson, RN Consultant For ICF-IID

You will receive a confirmation email and handout as well as a link to register with “Gotowebinar” to attend the session, once we receive payment.  Please click on your registration link right away to receive reminders for the session!

Description: This class is for Nursing staff in particular but is extremely helpful to Program Administrators, Directors, QIDP’s, Quality Assurance Staff, and more. Discussion of Basics of ICF including Terminology as well as Nursing Responsibilities, including appropriate Monitoring & Documentation.  Types of Assessments: Admission/Initial, CNA (Comprehensive Nursing Assessment), Quarterlies, etc….

Today’s Focus will be on the following topics:

Topics:

-Scope of practice (RN vs. LVN) 

-Active Treatment and What That Means

-IPP/Staffing Elements-The Role of The Nurse

-Nursing Responsibilities: Assessment, Review of Health Status, SAM’s, Care Planning, Monitoring Medications & Medical Appts.

Other Duties & Important NU DocumentationMedication Errors, Delays in Service, Incident/Injuries, IJ’s

Assessments: Admission/Initial, CNA (Comprehensive Nursing Assessment)  and CNA Toolbox, Quarterlies, etc…   

  (Part II will review over:  Specific Federal W-Tags that apply to nursing in ICF facilities, Surveyor Expectations, RN Delegation and Human Resource Code Ch 161/SB1857. 

More on SAM’s Assessment and Special Needs Training/Inservicing, and you can attend part II August 19th, 2021)

Payment:

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

Option #1:

Requested invoice: We will send you an invoice from Paypal and then you can make a payment directly through the invoice-  using a credit card, debit card, a Paypal account, or payment by check.

Option #2:

Online Payment:  You may pay directly through your PayPal invoice or you may also choose to use our “Paypal Social Media” payment button for this specific event . Click on the button below: 

“Paypal Social Media”

or

Option #3:

You may pay on the Twogether Consulting website.  Here is the direct link to the “payment” page  

If you have any problems, please ask Meghan Jones to walk you through it, when you call to register.  Please contact us directly about group rates. Remember for this option, you will need to enter 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

 

 

Aug
19
Thu
Webinar: “The Nurse in The ICF/IID Program- Part II” @ Webinar
Aug 19 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm

“The Nurse in The ICF/IID Program- Part II”

Part II of “The Nurse in The ICF/IID Program” Series

(Be sure to attend Day 1 on August 17th, 2021!)

 

Date: August 19th, 2021
Time: 10:00 AM-12:30PM
Cost: $65
For:  Administrators, QIDP’s, Quality Assurance Staff, Nursing & Medical Department Staff
Presenter:  Gina Peterson, RN Consultant For ICF-IID

You will receive a confirmation email and handout as well as a link to register with “Gotowebinar” to attend the session, once we receive payment.  Please click on your registration link right away to receive reminders for the session!

Description: This class is for Nursing staff, Program Administrators, Directors, QIDP’s, Quality Assurance Staff, and more. Discussion of Federal W-Tags that apply to Nursing, RN Delegation and other Determinationations, Staff & Resident Training, General Surveyor Expectations, and Infection Control.

Today’s Focus will be on the following topics:

Topics:

-HRC 161/SB1857 

-RN Delegation: What Does This Mean?

-CRA:  Client’s Responsible Adult Vs. IDT

RN Delegation: Do’s & Don’ts- (Can Vs. Can’t Delegate)

Inservices:  Staff & Residents-“Special Needs Training”

Federal W-Tags- Those Applicable To Nursing   

Surveyor Expectations

Infection Control Policies & Procedures To Think About

Payment:

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

Option #1:

Requested invoice: We will send you an invoice from Paypal and then you can make a payment directly through the invoice-  using a credit card, debit card, a Paypal account, or payment by check.

Option #2:

Online Payment:  You may pay directly through your PayPal invoice or you may also choose to use our “Paypal Social Media” payment button for this specific event . Click on the button below: 

“Paypal Social Media”

or

Option #3:

You may pay on the Twogether Consulting website.  Here is the direct link to the “payment” page  

If you have any problems, please ask Meghan Jones to walk you through it, when you call to register.  Please contact us directly about group rates. Remember for this option, you will need to enter 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