Preparing for HEART Hospice Evaluation and Assessment Reporting Tool
What's happening now with HEART.
Subscription Type: Individual
CE Approval Statements:
· This program meets continuing education requirements
for Administrators and Alternates under Texas HCSSA licensing regulations.
· Texas Association for Home Care & Hospice is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Texas Nurses Association - Approver, an accredited approver by the American Nurses
Credentialing Centers Commission on Accreditation.
· Texas Association for Home Care & Hospice is an approved provider of social work education by the Texas State Board of Social Work Examiners, approved provider #1230.
HCSSA Topic(s) Addressed:
Program Description:HEART is a standardized comprehensive assessment tool that CMS will
require all Medicare certified hospices to use. While we do not have an exact tool or an exact date of implementation, this program
does discuss what is happening now with HEART, how it will be used, what might be in the tool, and a possible timeline. Lessons learned
from other provider types about mandated standardized assessments is shared with suggestions for preparation specific to hospices.
The presentation incorporates lessons learned so far in the hospice quality reporting program.
Program Learning Outcome:
TAHC&H Faculty/Presenter: Katie Wehri, Healthcare Provider Solutions
About the Presenter: Katie Wehri is Director of Operations Consulting for Healthcare Provider Solutions, Inc. (HPS) She joined HPS in 2017 with
more than 25 years in the hospice, home health, private duty and palliative care industries and is certified by the Health Care Compliance Association
in health care compliance and health care privacy compliance. She was a provider executive for 13 years and began consulting at the national level in 2009
specializing in regulatory and accrediting organization standards interpretation, all aspects of healthcare provider operations, and compliance. She has worked
with multiple state and national associations and has written numerous articles and provided numerous presentations on these topics.
 Preparing for HEART Hospice Evaluation and Assessment Reporting Tool