Jane Gorwin, Senior Home Health and Hospice Consultant at HDG, was a keynote and general session speaker at the Home Care Association of Colorado Annual Convention held May 19-20, in Colorado Springs, CO. She delivered two presentations at the event, which was attended by home care, private duty, hospice, and HME managers, executives and clinical staff. Following are descriptions of the sessions:
The Big 4 Health Care Reform Models – What It Means for Home Care
Are you prepared for an ACO world? Understand what defines an Accountable Care Organization so your agency can be ready! This keynote address will provide an overview of the Accountable Care Act (ACA), also known as Health Care Reform. Jane Gorwin will explain the legislation’s BIG 4 and why they will have an impact on home care. The BIG 4 include value-based purchasing, hospital readmission penalties, Accountable Care Organizations and bundled payments.
Strategies and Solutions for Home Care in an Accountable Care Organization
Join this information-packed session to be sure that you and your agency are on top of the facts and understand the steps you need to take to position yourself for success under the Accountable Care Act (ACA). Learn how the need to reduce hospital readmissions and the need to develop comprehensive Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) can make your agency critical to a health system’s success within the world of health care reform.
Jane Gorwin is a Senior Home Health and Hospice Consultant with Health Dimensions Group in Oakland, California. She provides diverse post-acute healthcare consulting, corporate compliance and process analyses and management services. Jane is certified in Healthcare Compliance and has comprehensive knowledge and experience regarding quality, compliance and risk management activities. Jane has presented at numerous conferences and workshops around the country and is a member of HCCA, CAHSAH, and Sigma Theta Tau.