2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

NU 382 Management of Home Healthcare Agencies

This course is a required elective for the Home Healthcare Management Certificate and is designed for students interested in the application of basic management concepts in home health settings. This course will expand on basic concepts of leadership and management and explore unique aspects of management in non-institutional settings. Major emphasis will be placed on the basics of home healthcare financing covering such areas as Medicare, Medicaid, fraud, and insurance coverage. State and federal regulations that affect risk management will be discussed as they apply to home healthcare management. Course discussions will address additional concepts such as accreditation, licensure, continuous quality management, ethics, and legal issues of home healthcare management.