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Registration open for home health QRP provider training event

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will be hosting a 2-day Home Heath (HH) Quality Reporting Program (QRP) in-person ‘Train the Trainer’ event for providers on March 5 and 6, 2019, at the Lord Baltimore Hotel, 20 W Baltimore St, Baltimore, MD 21201. This event will be 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 became effective, January 1, 2019. Topics will include the following:

    • Section J: Health Conditions
    • Section GG: Functional Abilities and Goals
    • Pressure Ulcer/Injury Quality Measure (M1311)
    • Drug Regimen Review Quality Measure

This training will also include an interactive session on the use of reports to identify opportunities for process improvement and utilize information contained in reports available via the Certification And Survey Provider Enhanced Reports (CASPER) system to develop quality improvement plans. Click here to register.