HHFMA Offers Free Webinar on Establishing a Palliative Care Program

The Home Care and Hospice Financial Managers Association (HHFMA) will hold a free webinar: Palliative Care: A Business Analysis of the Pros and Cons of Establishing a Palliative Care Program on Friday, Feb. 15, 2013, 3:00 to 4:00 PM EST. 

Please note: If you cannot attend live, the webinar will be recorded and archived on the HHFMA website

Palliative care is an important advance in end-of-life care. This webinar takes you through the important matters to consider in deciding whether it is a business that fits for your organization.

Presented by Daniel Maison, MD, Medical Director, and Larry Oberst, CPA, CFO, both of Spectrum Health Palliative Care Program, this webinar will provide the expertise needed to start your evaluation of palliative care.

Program Description:   Does your organization think about starting a palliative care program? What are palliative care services and where are these programs delivered? What are the factors to consider when developing a palliative care program? This program covers all of those questions and more to help you decide whether to start a Palliative Care Program.

Webinar Objectives:

1.     Define what it takes to make a case for palliative care services
2.     Identify how palliative care programs are delivered and financed
3.     Identify when palliative care programs should be integrated with home health and other providers

HHFMA wishes to thank BKD CPAs and Advisors for hosting this webinar for the home care and hospice community.  Mark Sharp and Aaron Little are significant contributors to HHFMA, with Mark serving on the HHFMA Advisory Board and Aaron as a member of the HHFMA Workgroup. HHFMA is an affiliate of the National Association for Home Care & Hospice, and is a professional association of executives, managers and consultants who work in concert for the advancement of home care and hospice.

Another resource prior to the webinar can be found on the Get Palliative Care website.