Upcoming events

    • May 20, 2014
    • 7:00 AM - 3:15 PM
    • Hotel Preston, Nashville, TN
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    Gain valuable exposure and face-time with HME owners & key management by exhibiting at the ATHOMES Spring Meeting!


    Meet with members between 7:30-8am while enjoying a light continental breakfast, mingle with attendees at lunch, and benefit from 2 exhibitor breaks with attendees throughout the day!


    R E G I S T R A T I O N
    $125 Exhibitor Table includes free registration for the full conference for one person, lunch, and announcements of your company in all e-mail blasts to members leading up to the event.

    Additional people from your company may register to attend for only $75/person.

    Exhibitor Tables are sold on a first-come, first-serve basis only.  Please register early to ensure a spot is available!


    I N S T R U C T I O N S
    Exhibitor Tables available for set-up between 7-7:30am.

    Please be present for both Exhibitor Breaks:
    Morning Break: 10:40am-11:10am
    Afternoon Break: 2:10pm-2:30pm


    You may tear down your table after 2:30.


    • May 20, 2014
    • 8:00 AM - 3:15 PM
    • Hotel Preston, Nashville
    Join us this May for our Spring Meeting that focuses on 3rd party insurance, TennCare,and Medicare!

    P R E S E N T A T I O N S :
    "Ask the Insurers" sessions include representatives from UnitedHealthcare, BlueCross BlueShield TN, and  Amerigroup/Univita.  Each insurer will have a 40 minute presentation to address its new TennCare contract, networking options, common billing issues, and more.  Each session has a Q&A component so that you can ask key questions & gain specific information to help your business.

    Jay Witter (AAHomecare) with an industry update that includes audit issues & competitive bidding   

    Scott White (CGS) who will review key areas for Medicare billing reimbursement, audit triggers, and specific case studies.


    HME Roundtable is an open forum where you can ask fellow HME suppliers questions, share ideas & information, troubleshoot problems impacting your business, & address common issues.

    R E G I S T E R   T O   A T T E N D

    Members & Partner Members
    Register the first person from each member HME company for only $100, and add any number of additional persons from the same company (even different locations) for $75 each.

    All Partner Members are invited to attend and take advantage of the opportunity for seeing a huge number of customers and prospects in one day, at the rate of only $75 per person. Invite all your customers to attend and learn how to stay viable in today's changing marketplace.  (Partner Members can exhibit for only $125; click here for more details.)

    Non-Members
    Non-Member HME companies are welcome to attend ($200 first person from the company, $175 for reach additional person).



    S T A Y I N G    A T   T H E   H O T E L

    Discounted room rates are available at Hotel Preston.
      Visit click here for more information and to reserve your room. Rooms are blocked until April 20, 2014; make your reservations by then to guarantee a discounted room rate.


    • May 20, 2014
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • Webinar
    by: Melinda Eberhart, MJE Consultants LLC

    This webinar will make sure your employees know how to identify fire hazards, how to safely evacuate your facility, the use of fire extinguishers, and the importance of correcting fire safety hazards.

    Objectives:
    • Understand general OSHA requirements for fire safety in the workplace
    • Explain the potential impact of fire hazards
    • Identify and address potential fire hazards in the work setting and patient residence
    • Properly identify different types of fire extinguishers
    • Successfully describe the P.A.S.S. method for using fire extinguishers
    • Perform a risk assessment to understand when it is safe and appropriate to fight a fire with a fire extinguisher – R.A.C.E. process vs. when to safely evacuate
    CEUs will be provided through AARC for RTs for 1 credit per webinar (must attend the live webinar) and RSTCE for ATPs for .1 credit per webinar.

    This series is also designed to be affordable to ATHOMES' members with our exclusive member rate of: $125/location, unlimited attendees.


    Or, register for the full eight-webinar series for only $800 for ATHOMES members. (It is not too late to register for the whole series as the previous webinars have been recorded and can be viewed anytime by your company).  This is a great resource & opportunity to educate your current and future staff.

    Click here to register.
    ATHOMES get a discounted rate of $125, so be sure to reference that when registering for the webinar.
    • June 15, 2014
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • Webinar
    by: Vianna Zimbel, Vianna Zimbel Consulting

    After attending this webinar, staff that interacts with patients, will be able to identify and effectively assess for fall-risk factors in the home.

    Objectives
    • Define a fall
    • Identity 3 risk factors for falls amongst older adults
    • Name at least 3 safeguards for improving home safety
    CEUs will be provided through AARC for RTs for 1 credit per webinar (must attend the live webinar) and RSTCE for ATPs for .1 credit per webinar.

    This series is also designed to be affordable to ATHOMES' members with our exclusive member rate of: $125/location, unlimited attendees.


    Or, register for the full eight-webinar series for only $800 for ATHOMES members. (It is not too late to register for the whole series as the previous webinars have been recorded and can be viewed anytime by your company).  This is a great resource & opportunity to educate your current and future staff.

    Click here to register.
    ATHOMES get a discounted rate of $125, so be sure to reference that when registering for the webinar.
    • July 15, 2014
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • Webinar
    by: Melinda Eberhart, MJE Consultants LLC

    Employees need to be able to understand abuse and related terms and identify individuals who are vulnerable to become victims of abuse. This webinar will teach the attendees to know their obligations under the Elder Justice Act of 2009 and the will learn the general reporting procedures for suspected cases of abuse or neglect.

    Objectives
    • Properly describe “abuse” and related terms and definitions
    • Identify individuals who may be considered vulnerable to become victims of abuse
    • Properly recognize the types, signs and symptoms of elder and child abuse
    • Describe aspects of the Elder Justice Act and reporting procedures
    • Successfully determine the general reporting procedures for suspected cases of abuse or neglect
    CEUs will be provided through AARC for RTs for 1 credit per webinar (must attend the live webinar) and RSTCE for ATPs for .1 credit per webinar.

    This series is also designed to be affordable to ATHOMES' members with our exclusive member rate of: $125/location, unlimited attendees.


    Or, register for the full eight-webinar series for only $800 for ATHOMES members. (It is not too late to register for the whole series as the previous webinars have been recorded and can be viewed anytime by your company).  This is a great resource & opportunity to educate your current and future staff.

    Click here to register.
    ATHOMES get a discounted rate of $125, so be sure to reference that when registering for the webinar.
    • August 19, 2014
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • Webinar
    by: Vianna Zimbel, Vianna Zimbel Consulting

    This webinar will ensure that the attendees are able to define ethics and other applicable terms, understand the need for patient confidentiality; and be able to identify discrimination and conflicts of interest.

    Objectives
    • Define basic ethical principles and related terms, such as ethics vs. law, values, justice, veracity, fidelity, etc.
    • Describe conflicts of interest, and how these may affect care provided and business decisions
    • Identify elements of fraud and abuse, and resulting potential consequences
    • Determine illegal or unethical acts and scope of practice issues
    • Distinguish between the types of ethical decision-making, and apply this learning to general scenarios

    CEUs will be provided through AARC for RTs for 1 credit per webinar (must attend the live webinar) and RSTCE for ATPs for .1 credit per webinar.

    This series is also designed to be affordable to ATHOMES' members with our exclusive member rate of: $125/location, unlimited attendees.


    Or, register for the full eight-webinar series for only $800 for ATHOMES members. (It is not too late to register for the whole series as the previous webinars have been recorded and can be viewed anytime by your company).  This is a great resource & opportunity to educate your current and future staff.

    Click here to register.
    ATHOMES get a discounted rate of $125, so be sure to reference that when registering for the webinar.
    • September 16, 2014
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • Webinar
    by: Melinda Eberhart, MJE Consultants LLC

    Because your employees are in regular contact with vulnerable individuals, it is important that they understand the flu: how to prevent it and the types of vaccinations available.

    Objectives
    • List at least 6 symptoms associated with the flu
    • List 3 types of flu vaccines (ways to get immunized) available 
    • Define the infectious period of the flu
    CEUs will be provided through AARC for RTs for 1 credit per webinar (must attend the live webinar) and RSTCE for ATPs for .1 credit per webinar.

    This series is also designed to be affordable to ATHOMES' members with our exclusive member rate of: $125/location, unlimited attendees.


    Or, register for the full eight-webinar series for only $800 for ATHOMES members. (It is not too late to register for the whole series as the previous webinars have been recorded and can be viewed anytime by your company).  This is a great resource & opportunity to educate your current and future staff.

    Click here to register.
    ATHOMES get a discounted rate of $125, so be sure to reference that when registering for the webinar.
 

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