Home is Where the Heart Is

Northeast State Community College, Blountville, TN 2014

Medicare and Medicaid/TennCare pay for home health and hospice care providers to help patients and their families at home. This session will describe the Medicare home health and hospice benefits, other home care services, and how families should prepare for advanced illness and the end of life with advanced directives and caring conversations. The presentation will also cover the at-home Medicaid/TennCare benefit as an alternative to long-term care in a nursing home.

Speakers and Presentations

April S. Collins, MSW, Home Care and Hospice Social Worker, Mountain States Health Alliance

Candice Greenlee, RN, BSN, Hospice/Palliative Care Manager, Mountain States Health Alliance
*No additional presentation for this speaker.

Jackie Everett, BSN, MBA, CHPCA, System Manager Hospice Services, Wellmont Health System