Contact Hours2 Hours
Aligning Home Health Therapy Plan and Goals with Patient Outcomes and Satisfaction
Working in the Home health care setting can be immensely rewarding and professionally challenging. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has increased scrutiny as well as revised standards and payment for Medicare part A home health services. The therapy professional needs to be able to demonstrate objective and measurable care. Patient engagement and patient centered care is a focus of publically reported quality measures, documentation and professional standards of care.
This lecture based webinar will provide the attendee with integrated processes, resources and case examples that connect the rehabilitation therapy plan of care and goals to delivery of services as see in patient outcomes and satisfaction. Medicare requirements are referenced and case examples are provided.
At the end of this course, the participant will be able to:
1. Define Medicare Home Health standards for therapy plan of care and goals.
2. Identify 4 key components when writing patient goals to ensure that the therapy services are supported in documentation.
3. Compare 3 standardized tests used in evaluation and goal selection process to obtain measurable outcomes.
4. Explain the 5 key elements of patient satisfaction related to home health services.
Approved in my State?
as Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants
as Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants
as Certified Athletic Trainers
as CSCS / CPT
as Massage Therapy
as Speech Therapy
Satisfactory completion of this course will require the participant to respond to polling questions asked throughout the webinar.