HCAF 2020 Home Care Warm Up

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Warm Up for What's on the Home Health Horizon in 2020 & Beyond!


About the Home Care Warm Up

We are thrilled to be expecting an eager audience of Florida home health industry leaders at HCAF's sixth annual Home Care Warm Up. With an exceptional group of speakers featuring key experts throughout the industry, this event truly presents a unique opportunity to hear directly from the pros to prepare for what's on the horizon in home health care in 2020 and beyond, including analyses of the Medicare 2020 Final Rule, the Patient-Driven Groupings Model, the Review Choice Demonstration, and more. Take advantage of the chance to get inspired, prepared, and ready for what's next. Register today to make sure your spot is reserved!

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Attendees receive 9.0 continuing education units for skilled nursing, occupational therapy, and speech-language pathology and audiology (Florida-specific). Physical therapy credits are pending. Accreditation does not necessarily imply the Florida Physical Therapy Association supports the views of the presenters or sponsors.

Monday, January 13 • 5:00-6:00 PM

Welcome Reception

Network and engage with fellow attendees, speakers, and sponsors at our happy hour welcome reception

Tuesday, January 14 • 7:15-8:00 AM

Registration, Breakfast & Opening Remarks

Get checked in and energized over breakfast before education sessions kick off

Tuesday, January 14 • 8:00-10:00 AM

PDGM 2020: What We Know So Far

Presented By Melinda Gaboury (Healthcare Provider Solutions)

The financial impact of the Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM), including cash flow shortages, technicalities of billing edits, and electronic medical records issues already surfacing

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Tuesday, January 14 • 10:00-10:15 AM

Networking Break

Meet and greet with your colleagues and sponsors

Tuesday, January 14 • 10:15-11:45 AM

Is Coding Under the PDGM Rocket Science? Let's Bring You Back Down to Earth!

Presented By Sharon Litwin (5 Star Consultants)

Common ICD-10 coding issues that can arise under the PDGM, case study analyses, and best practices for viability

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Tuesday, January 14 • 11:45 AM-12:45 PM


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Tuesday, January 14 • 12:45-3:15 PM

Thriving in 2020: How to Use PDGM as a Starting Point to Value-Era Success

Presented By Arnie Cisneros (Home Health Strategic Management)

Achieve PDGM success today as you prepare for future value-based IMPACT Act reforms

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Tuesday, January 14 • 3:15-3:30 PM

Networking Break

Meet and greet with your colleagues and sponsors

Tuesday, January 14 • 3:30-5:00 PM

Review Choice Demonstration: Lessons Learned

Presented By J'non Griffin (Home Health Solutions)

How the PDGM and Review Choice Demonstration processes will have to be in sync to have optimal revenue cycle management

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Arnie Cisneros

Home Health Strategic Management (HHSM)


Melinda Gaboury

Healthcare Provider Solutions


J'non Griffin

Home Health Solutions


Sharon Litwin

5 Star Consultants


Event Venue

Fort Lauderdale Marriott North
6650 North Andrews Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33309

HCAF has secured a group rate of $199 per night for hotel guests.

The deadline to book your stay is Monday, December 23, 2019.

Known as a refreshing oasis for business and leisure travelers alike, Fort Lauderdale Marriott North provides a picturesque setting for relaxation. The hotel is just moments from top area destinations including Pompano Beach, Isle Casino® Racing Pompano Park, and Broward Center for the Performing Arts. After an exciting day, retreat to modern accommodations outfitted with luxurious bedding, free Wi-Fi, and flat-panel TVs. When hunger strikes, treat yourself to breakfast in bed with 24-hour room service or their signature restaurant to savor delicious American cuisine with Caribbean flair. In the evening, unwind at the onsite bar while watching the ballgame with a draft beer or crafted cocktail in hand. With access to their well-equipped fitness center, enjoy an invigorating workout with cardio machines and free weights before cooling down at the outdoor pool. Blending the style of Florida with southern hospitality, Fort Lauderdale Marriott North offers unrivaled comfort during your getaway.


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