Home Health Quality Reporting Program Provider Training
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will be hosting a 2-day training event on November 6 and 7, 2018, in Baltimore, MD. The training will start at 8:30 a.m. ET and end at 4:30 p.m. ET on Tuesday, November 6. On Wednesday, November 7, training will start at 8:30 a.m. ET and end at 3:15 p.m. ET. This Home Health (HH) Quality Reporting Program (QRP) Provider Training is open to all home health providers, associations, and organizations. The primary focus of this 'Train-the-Trainer’ event will be to provide those responsible for training home health agency staff with information about the HH QRP and associated changes between the OASIS-C2 and the OASIS-D, which will become effective January 1, 2019. Topics will include Section J: Health Conditions; Section GG: Functional Abilities and Goals; Pressure Ulcer/Injury Quality Measure (M1311); and the Drug Regimen Review Quality Measure. Presenters will also discuss reports and other resources available to assist home health agencies in complying with the HH QRP. Click here to access the full agenda. Registration for the in-person training is limited to 250 people on a first-come, first-served basis. For those not able to attend in person, the session will be available via Webcast. A URL to access the webcast will be provided to participants closer to the training event. Whether you plan to participate in person or via the webcast, please register for this training event. If attending in person, please enter your name as you would like it to appear on your name tag and completion certificate. ** Requests for reasonable accommodations must be received at least 5 business days prior to the beginning of the event (no later than Tuesday, October 30, 2018) and can be emailed to Hallie Whitman at PACTraining@EconometricaInc.com with a copy to Jennifer.Robinson@cms.hhs.gov ** If you have questions or need additional information about the logistics of the training session, please email the PAC Training mailbox at PACTraining@econometricainc.com.