FAQs on Home Health’s New Role:
The Clinical Manager

By Sharon Harder, President of C3 Advisors, LLC
and Jill Dyer, BSN, RN, HCS-D, HCS-O of J.I.D. Consulting and Coding

The clinical manager is home health’s newest — and required — agency role, as mandated by Medicare’s new Conditions of Participation (CoPs). Agencies must fulfill the clinical manager requirement by January 13, 2018, but you’ll need clarity to ensure compliance.

As part of their CoPs webinar series, home health industry experts Sharon Harder and Jill Dyer outline what’s expected of clinical managers in this frequently asked questions tip sheet.

Get answers to your questions about:
  • Who is qualified to be a clinical manager
  • Overall required responsibilities
  • The clinical manager’s duties related to the new plan of care

Download to equip your agency with the knowledge to fill this important role.

To get more free education on the new home health Conditions of Participation, sign up for our five-part CoPs webinar series now.

About the Authors

Sharon HarderSharon Harder has over three decades of executive management experience in the health care industry. She has served in financial and operational leadership roles in a variety of health care organizations ranging from a major health care professional association to large post-acute health care providers. As President of C3 Advisors, LLC, Sharon engages with clients to develop and implement the strategic vision required to improve their profitability and competitive position in the rapidly transforming health care marketplace. Learn more at C3Advisors.com.

Jill DyerJill Dyer, BSN, RN, HCS-D, HCS-O is a senior-level home health executive with progressive management experience in home health. Jill was co-owner and Administrator of a home health agency with more than 350 patients, a position in which she served from 2005 to February of 2012. Jill is certified as a Home Care Coding and OASIS Specialist, and is an accomplished nurse with 33 years of experience as a Home Health Administrator, Home Health Director of Nursing, and Nurse Consultant for Home Health.


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