Home Care Administrator
Certificate Program
ON-DEMAND



ABOUT

The goal of the Home Care Administrator Certificate Program (HCACP®) is to provide a supportive learning environment to you, as a home care administrator. You will be able to advance your skills and knowledge base to position your organization to prosper in the rapidly changing health care environment and to incorporate the complexities of quality, compliance, financial and strategic performance. This three-day core curriculum is designed to prepare you for the challenges of administration and to thrive into the future.

This three-day core curriculum is designed to prepare you for the challenges of administration and to thrive into the future:
  • LEGAL: Focuses on legal/compliance management to help you integrate quality, compliance and financial strategies appropriately and successfully.
  • FINANCE: Focuses on financial management principals and the integration of these principles with clinical management.
  • STRATEGY: Focuses on vision driven leadership and performance management strategies to position your organization for success.


LEARNING OBJECTIVES
Upon successful completion of the HCACP, participants will be able to:
  • Identify key health care trends that will influence positioning strategies for your home care organization.
  • Integrate data management and analysis methods into your quality assessment and performance improvement program.
  • Implement key financial management strategies to prepare and interpret financial documents and to understand the impact of current changes in health care.
  • Understand the importance of various accounting methods to improve agency performance and position for success.
  • Understand leadership responsibilities in promoting a quality driven organization.
  • Integrate corporate compliance issues with clinical, financial and legal integrity of the organization.

WHO SHOULD SIGN UP?


  • Managers
  • Senior Administrators
  • DON's
  • DOO's
  • DPCS
  • CEO's
  • COO's
  • CFO's
  • Director of Training
  • Directors of Operation Management
  • Director of Business Development
  • Director of Social Services
  • Human Resources
  • Office Managers
  • Director Of Clinical Services
  • Upper Level Management



FACULTY


Cindy Keim, BSN, CHC, CHPC
Director of Clinical, Regulatory, and Quality Affairs
Corridor

Cindy Keim serves as Corridor's Director of Clinical, Regulatory and Quality Affairs. She is responsible for the operational interpretation of emergent federal and state regulations, regulatory guidelines, and payor initiatives as it pertains to the conditions of participation, OASIS documentation, quality payment programs, and billing compliance for home health and hospice.

Cindy has dedicated her career to community-based healthcare services such as Home Health, Hospice, Infusion, Private Duty, Behavioral Health and Waiver programs. She has served as Chief Compliance and Privacy Officer, Chief Clinical Officer and Senior Vice President of Clinical Operations, Quality and Education for large national providers.

Cindy graduated from Washburn University with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing.

Christine Lang
Director of Data Consulting
Simione Healthcare Consultants

Christy brings more than 20 years of experience in healthcare data analysis, primarily focused on home health and hospice, to her role leading Simione´s efforts to increase and improve the use of data in consulting projects and client operations. Christy is an active member of the post-acute professional community, serving on a number of NAHC workgroups and committees and frequently presenting on topics that include business intelligence, benchmarking, quality measurement, customer satisfaction and value-based purchasing. Christy earned a Masters of Business Administration and a B.A. in political science and mathematics from the University of Washington.

Bryan Nowicki
Partner
Husch Blackwell

With more than 20 years of litigation and regulatory experience, Bryan helps hospice clients across the country navigate the heavily regulated healthcare space. Home health agencies, palliative care organizations, hospitals and skilled nursing homes are among those that also rely on Bryan's counsel. He is a staunch advocate when representing clients before local, state and federal judicial, quasi-judicial, administrative and legislative bodies. Clients also appreciate Bryan as an effective and responsive crisis manager when changing regulations destabilize daily operations. Working closely with clients, he develops practical strategies and remediation when they face issues including state and federal investigations, whistleblower complaints, audits, federal fraud and abuse claims.

Bryan understands that proactive compliance is often the best and most cost-effective defense, and he enjoys advising hospices and other healthcare clients on not only compliance but innovative concepts that can improve performance. He strives to deliver efficient solutions that meet clients' legal, clinical and operational demands.

Meg S.L. Pekarske
Partner
Husch Blackwell

Having practiced hospice law across the country for nearly 20 years, Meg and the Husch Blackwell Hospice & Palliative Care Team know this healthcare space and have evolved with it. Meg anticipates industry trends and efficiently clears pathways for clients large and small, whether in a 15-minute call or negotiating a multimillion-dollar Unified Program Integrity Contractor (UPIC) audit. She enjoys strategizing solutions for clients on hospice legal issues including Government audits, fraud investigations, compliance, fraud and abuse, litigation, palliative care program development, inpatient unit structures, and contracting issues.

Meg collaborates with leading groups such as the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO), fostering education and monitoring developments on behalf of clients. In addition to proactive regulatory work and resolving obstacles, Meg enjoys facilitating client growth and innovative partnership opportunities with health systems and post-acute care providers as well as guiding hospices through mergers and acquisitions. She shares insights on hospice and palliative care and speaks to industry innovators as host of the podcast Hospice Insights: The Law and Beyond. The most rewarding aspect of her practice is knowing that each person she encounters is working toward the same goal: providing compassionate, quality, end-of-life care to patients.

Sharon Seaton, RN, BSN, CHPN, HCS-O, HCS-D
Clinical Product Development
Corridor

Sharon Seaton has 30 years of varied Home Health and Hospice experience in clinical and senior management, as well as experience in compliance in both for-profit and non-profit organizations. Her focus has been on quality, compliance and education. As an Executive Director, her agency won an award for Hospice of the Year for growth and quality scores. She also was the recipient of a Rotary International grant for rural hospice care and served as a board member for the Colorado Hospice and Palliative Care Association. She is currently an Clinical Product Development Specialist at The Corridor Group. Sharon has been a featured speaker at conferences across the U.S. showcasing both Hospice and Home Health coding and compliance.

On-Demand Education
3 Month Subscription: Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Updated Live Version Now Available


HOW TO REGISTER

PLEASE NOTE: Registration fees are per person for a single log-in. Log-in information cannot be shared.




To place a registration by phone please call (916) 262-6800.


REGISTRATION RATES

  CAHSAH
MEMBER
NON-MEMBER*
HCACP®
On-Demand
3-month subscription

$895

$1,195

SPECIAL OFFER:
Register two or more people online and
receive $50 OFF each registrant.
Applies to online registrations only.



CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION
& CONTINUING EDUCATION UNITS (CEUs)

Continuing Education Credits will be provided to participants who view the program in its entirety. Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing (Provider # CEP17394) for up to nineteen (19) contact hours of continuing education. No partial credits can be given.


ONLINE ACCESS & INSTRUCTIONS

After course registration and payment has been submitted and received by CAHSAH, you will receive a confirmation email containing a Course Syllabus. You will be asked to review and sign the Course Syllabus and return to CAHSAH. Submission of your signed Course Syllabus is required before you can begin the on-demand course. Once CAHSAH has received your signed Course Syllabus, you will receive email instructions for logging into your course (your username, password, and link to the on-demand portal), and the course manual will be shipped to you in 2 business days.

If you do not receive a confirmation email within 48 hours of registering for an on-demand course, please contact the CAHSAH registrar at 916-262-6800 or registrar@cahsah.org.

The course can be accessed 24 hours a day, seven days a week from any device that has internet connection.



SUBSCRIPTIONS & EXTENSIONS

The On-Demand HCACP® comes with a three (3) month subscription to the content. This program is designed to be completed within the designated subscription length. However, we understand that circumstances arise that may prevent timely completion. If additional time is required to complete your program, extensions can be purchased in two week increments for $100 each. Extensions must be requested in writing to the CAHSAH registrar prior to your original subscription expiration date. There cannot be any lapse in enrollment between original subscription and extensions. No exceptions will be made to this policy.



CANCELLATIONS

No cancellations or refunds will be issued once user login information has been sent. Unfortunately, due to the online format of this program we are unable to offer exceptions to this policy. It is recommended that each registrant review the course content prior to submitting payment to ensure the content meets individual educational needs.


WHAT TO EXPECT WITH
ON-DEMAND EDUCATION

The program was developed using audio and screen capture technology, giving you the ability to listen to the presentation while viewing the power point slides. For a 5-minute preview of the on-demand portal, please click the image below:


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