2021 HH Success: Timely RAPs, Telehealth, and COVID-19 Response

Product Code: YPADA111720A

Quick Overview

Get tips to speed up RAP submissions and prevent payment delays in 2021. Plus, learn about all the changes in the 2021 home health payment final rule.

Price: $249.00

2021 HH Success: Timely RAPs, Telehealth, and COVID-19 Response

2021 HH Success: Timely RAPs, Telehealth, and COVID-19 Response

Presented on: Tuesday, November 17, 2020  | 1–2:30 p.m. Eastern

Presented by: Sharon Litwin, RN, BSHS, MHA

Get a rundown of the latest changes in the 2021 home health final rule, including RAP requirements, episode timing, home health payments, quality reporting, and more. Learn how to speed up RAP submissions and comply with all pending requirements.

At the conclusion of this program, you will be able to:

  • Adopt processes for speedier RAP submissions
  • Use and document telehealth for better patient care
  • Determine how your payments will be affected in 2021
  • Assess whether infusion therapy is right for you
  • Avoid payment delays related to timing of OASIS submissions


You’re at risk for a payment reduction starting in 2021 if RAPs are not submitted within the five-day window. This is a challenge for agencies that are also responding to COVID-19 and the public health emergency. And it’s just one of the changes set forth in the 2021 home health payment final rule.

Attend this 90-minute webinar for complete details on what CMS included in the final rule, including RAPs, functional impairment levels, wage-index changes, quality reporting, and infusion therapy.

Attendees will get:

  • Tips for timely RAP submissions
  • Telehealth compliance guides
  • Explanation of labor market delineations 
  • An overview of changes to infusion therapy payments
  • Live Q&A with our expert speaker

Who Should Listen?

  • Home health administrators
  • Clinical managers
  • Compliance officers
  • Directors of nursing
  • Quality managers
  • Clinicians
  • PTs
  • RNs

Meet the Speaker

Sharon Litwin

Sharon Litwin, RN, BSHS, MHA, HCS-D, is founder and senior managing partner at 5 Star Consultants in Camdenton, Missouri, a national consulting and coding firm specializing in home care and hospice services since 2003. She was an ACHC and CHAP surveyor, performing Medicare deemed surveys for 10 years.

In her consulting firm, Litwin assists home care and hospice agencies in providing quality, meeting regulations, ICD-10 coding, OASIS, increasing outcomes and star ratings, and having continued survey readiness.


Webinar system requirements and program materials: 
To fully benefit from the webinar experience, please note you will need a computer equipped with the following:

Browser: Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 or later, Firefox, Chrome, or Safari, with JavaScript enabled 
Internet: 56K or faster Internet connection (high-speed connection recommended) 
Streaming: for audio/video streaming, Adobe Flash plug-in or Safari browser on iOS devices 

Prior to the webinar, you will receive an email with detailed system requirements, your login information, presentation slides, and other materials that you can print and distribute to all attendees at your location. 

No problem. The On-Demand version is also available. Use it as a training tool at your convenience—whenever your new or existing staff need a refresher or need to understand a new concept. Play it once or dozens of times. A $249 value! 

Participation in the webinar is just $249 per site. All materials must be retrieved from the Internet. 

Call your customer service representative toll-free 855-225-5341 or email  if you have questions.