HCAOA Florida Annual Meeting

Thursday, August 17, 2017
09:00 AM - 04:00 PM (UTC-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)

The Home Care Association of America Florida Chapter’s Annual Meeting has been scheduled on August 17, 2017 at the Embassy Suites Downtown Orlando located at 191 E Pine St, Orlando, FL 32801


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HCAOA  Florida Chapter Annual Meeting Agenda – August 17, 2017

Meeting Times:  9:00 am-4:00 pm

Registration:  8:00 am-9:00 am

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Florida Chapter Annual Meeting, August 17, 2017


  1. Opening Remarks and Welcome – Carolyn Quintanilla


  1. Liability Insurance Risk & Structure – Topics will include liability insurance coverage, medical malpractice, car insurance coverage, etc.

Speaker:  Ann-Marie Zweifel, Vice-President, Brown & Brown of Florida Inc. – Daytona Beach


  1. Caregiver Benefits – Health, Dental, Vision, Workplace Insurance for Caregivers

Speaker:  Andrew Coates – Account Executive, Brown & Brown of Florida Inc. – Daytona Beach


  1. Current Status of Hiring in the Home Health Segment-Current trends including wages, job availability, candidate availability, average hire time, digital recruitment tools, alternative recruitment tools, etc.

Speaker:  Bradford A. Lackey, Daytona Media Group


  1. Professional Employment Organization-Outsourcing HR Functions vs In House, Types of Outsourcing Options, Sorting Through the Myriad of Options, Determining Cost

Speaker:  Bill Rhodes, President & Managing Partner - Payment Systems of Florida


  1. Homecare Association of America National Update

Speaker:  Phil Bongiorno, Executive Director, Home Care Association of America


  1. Lunch-Provided if Registration is Completed by Monday, August 14, 2017


  1. AHCA – This presentation will include information on what to expect in a survey, common survey deficiencies, reporting questionable and unlicensed activity, explain the definition of a nurse registry, new Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan requirements, the new “10 mile rule”, and how to utilize Florida Health Finder.

Speaker:  Dayle Mooney, AHCA Home Care Unit Manager


  1. Why Choose the W-2 Model Vs the Registry Model

Speaker:  John Spang-Director Visiting Angels


  1. Legislative Update by:  Drew Smith, Smith & Smith Consulting, HCAoA Florida Lobbyist


  1. Business Meeting (Voting MEMBERS ONLY)

    1. Membership Report

    2. New Business

      1. Possible Lobby Day in Tallahassee

      2. Legislative Agenda

    3. Recommendations for chapter leadership-Must be approved by national board