Tuesday, August 9, 2016

HHA IDR Committee Meeting

The HHA IDR Committee will be not meet on 8/15/16. No IDR requests have been received for this month's meeting.

If you have any questions, please contact Elaine Sabyan at 303.692.2815 or elaine.sabyan@state.co.us

Tri-County Health Department Announces Free Session on Emergency Preparedness Testing Programs for Home Health Agencies

Tri-County Health Department is inviting home health agencies in their service area to attend a FREE session called, Emergency Preparedness Testing Program (TTX) on October 4, 2016 from 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds. The session provides the opportunity for networking with other home health agencies and discussions on developing an emergency preparedness testing program, developing and conducting exercises to test emergency plans and participating in a tabletop exercise. Registration is required on CO-TRAIN. Please see this flyer on Emergency Preparedness Testing Program (TTX) for more details on how to register.

For more information, please contact Veronica Moody, emergency preparedness and response planner, Tri-County Health Department, at vmoody@tchd.org.

IMPACT on MDS Teleconferences

IMPACT on MDS Course ID: 1064959
ETA will offer information on the upcoming changes in MDS 3.0 scheduled for implementation October 1, 2016. Learn about the IMPACT Act of 2014, new items and Section GG, and new Quality Reporting Measures. 

Teleconference participation will include Q&A. Registrants will be advised before each session of teleconference numbers and participation codes.

To see additional session details and register:
1. Go to www.co.train.org.
2. Log in to your existing CO.TRAIN account, or new users click "Create an Account"
3. Once you've logged in, or created an account, Search (top right) for the Course ID 1064959. 
4. Click link for desired session date and time.
5. Click the "Registration" tab.
6. Click the "Register" button for the session you wish to attend.

A detailed example of the above process (if needed)

Questions?: Please email betty.metz@state.co.us