Upcoming Webinars

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Webinars Start at 3:00 p.m. Eastern Time
Please note some webinars are only offered on-demand and are marked accordingly.

05/18/22 Marketing Effectively: How to Measure & Evaluate This Critical Role
Wednesday Kathy Ahearn, Ahearn Advisement Partners
90 Minutes

05/19/22 Expert Techniques on How to Soothe, Smooth & Improve Difficult People
Thursday Susan Keane Baker
90 Minutes

05/26/22 Give Burnout the Boot: Taking Your Team from Exhaustion to Engagement
Thursday Joanna Pera, Powered by Pera Consulting
60 Minutes On-Demand Webinar Available on Release Date

06/01/22 ADRs: How to Respond & Maneuver Through the Medical Review & Appeal Process
Wednesday Kathy Ahearn, ALECC, Inc.
90 Minutes

06/02/22 Diversify & Expand Your Volunteer Program Series:
Thursday Using Volunteers to Connect with Underserved Communities
90 Minutes Gary Gardia, LCSW, APHSW-C

06/08/22 Electronic Business Records: 7 Steps for Effective & Compliant Management
Wednesday Nancy Flynn, ePolicy Institute
90 Minutes

06/09/22 Conduct Hospice Mock Surveys In-House Just Like a Surveyor
Thursday Sharon Litwin, RN, BSHS, MHA, HCS-D
90 Minutes

06/16/22 Diversify & Expand Your Volunteer Program Series:
Thursday How Diverse Is Your Volunteer Workforce? Examining Policies & Marketing Practices
90 Minutes Gary Gardia, LCSW, APHSW-C

06/23/22 Emergency Preparedness: Creating an Effective, Integrated & Communicated 
Thursday Plan & Program
90 Minutes Kathy Ahearn, ALECC, Inc.

06/30/22 Diversify & Expand Your Volunteer Program Series:
Thursday Creating Tuck-In & 11th-Hour Volunteer Programs
90 Minutes Gary Gardia, LCSW, APHSW-C

07/12/22 Hospice QAPI: Creating, Implementing, Documenting & Sustaining
Tuesday Performance Improvement
90 Minutes Diane Link, ALECC, Inc.

07/13/22 Hospice FAQs: Interdisciplinary Team, Plan of Care, Social Work & Spiritual Care
Wednesday Kathy Ahearn, ALECC, Inc.
90 Minutes

07/14/22 The Value in Consulting Services: Hiring a New Set of Eyes to Optimize Your Agency
Thursday (Complimentary)  Moved from 7/6 on 5/4
90 Minutes Kathy Ahearn, ALECC, Inc.
Complimentary Webinar Available Live or On-Demand 

07/19/22 Tools for Teams Series:
Tuesday The Essentials of Critical Communication
60 Minutes Brad Brewer, LegacyKept

07/21/22 Access Reimagined: Increasing Your Referral Inquiries to Admission
Thursday Kurt Kazanowski, Hospice Advisors
90 Minutes

07/27/22 Writing & Implementing Effective Electronic & HR Policies & Procedures for
Wednesday Healthcare Agencies
90 Minutes Nancy Flynn, ePolicy Institute

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CALENDAR OF EVENTS

June 27-29, 2022 (3-day event in person)

Hospice Regulatory Boot Camp 2022

-- Live On-Site Pennsylvania - - Sheraton Hotel Station Square, Pittsburgh, PA

How well does your staff understand the rules and regulations that govern the provision of, and payment for, hospice care?

Do they know:
The payment-related implications associated with the election, certification/recertification, physician narrative, face-to-face encounter, and plan of care?

The regulatory requirements associated with the interdisciplinary assessment process and documentation to support hospice eligibility?

The importance of determining whether medications and other services are related to the patient's terminal diagnosis, and how to document accordingly?

The required elements to support the billing of higher levels of care?

How to read and interpret the PEPPER report?

The regulatory requirements and the compliance challenges associated with providing hospice care in facilities?

How to assure compliance with QAPI and reporting requirements?

Explore Local Coverage Determination (LCD) guidelines and their affect on payment and compliant documentation; Explain proper use of hospice assessment tools to improve documentation of evaluate patient eligibility; and, Review Targeted Probe and Educate (TPE), Supplemental Medical Review Contractor (SMRC), and other audits.

If the answer to any of the above is not a resounding "ABSOLUTELY," then your team needs Weatherbee's Hospice Regulatory Boot Camp! 

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PENNSYLVANIA HOSPICE AND PALLIATIVE CARE NETWORK 

A statewide leader founded in 1980, the Pennsylvania Hospice and Palliative Care Network (PHPCN)  is a non profit, 501(c)(3) committed to promoting and enhancing palliative and end-of-life care in the Commonwealth, through education, advocacy, technical and supportive services. Our mission, to promote excellence in palliative and end of life care and our vision; for patients, families and communities will expect, identify and receive excellent palliative and end of life care from quality hospice programs.

PALLIATIVE CARE

Palliative Care   is care that focuses on improving the quality of life of people with serious illnesses. Watch the video below to see what palliative care can do for you:

Palliative Care: YOU Are a Bridge

Hospice Care

Hospice Care   is individualized end-of-life care to enhance quality of life for people who are coping with any life limiting illness. With hospice,a team of specialized health professional, skilled in pain and symptom management, provide comfort and care to patients, their families and caregivers.

PEDIATRIC PALLIATIVE CARE

Pediatric Palliative Care
is specialized medical care for children with serious illnesses. Visit Pediatric Palliative Care  for more information.

VETERANS

Pennsylvania Hospice and Palliative Care Network partners with National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization and the Department of Veterans Affairs in a program called, 
We Honor Veterans and participates through the Hospice Veterans Partnership(HVP).

Find care in your community

Locate palliative and hospice care services in your community through PHPCN's Find a Provider .  Supportive services can be found through PHPCN's Bereavement Locator .  Looking for opportunities to volunteer, speakers for your community event, please use our Find a Provider .