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WiAHC 2021 Virtual Spring Conference

  • June 03, 2021
  • June 04, 2021


Registration is closed. Please contact the WiAHC Office for assistance.

The WiAHC Spring Conference is virtual! This gives you and your entire agency the ability to watch all conference sessions for one price. You do not need to choose who attends each breakout session or who attends the Spring Conference from your agency. Everyone can benefit, firsthand! This conference will take place LIVE along with a few pre-recorded sessions. All recordings will be available two weeks after the conference.

Meet the Speakers

Agenda (subject to change)

June 3


 9:00 - 10:30 a.m.
 Home Care & Hospice 2021: A Washington Update
 William A. Dombi, JD, President, National Association for Home Care &  Hospice

 10:30 - 11:00 a.m.
 Break with Exhibitors

 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

 Riding the Home Hospital Wave
  Margaret Paulson, DO, FACP, Mayo Clinic Health System
  Erin Shadbolt, MSN, RN, Mayo Clinic Health System
  Karly Mucks, MA, Mayo Clinic Health System

 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

 Medicare Advantage: Creating Success in the Future of Healthcare
  Michael Puskarich, MHA, Director, Advisory Consulting, McBee

 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
 Key Selling Skills for Home Care Providers
  Scott Zielski, BS, MS, MBA, CEO & Ad hoc Professor, SMARTcare    Software & UW Madison Center for Professional Development
  Chuck West, BBA, MBA, Senior Lecturer, University of Wisconsin, School of Engineering

 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
 Home Health Revenue Cycle: New Challenges and Opportunities
  M. Aaron Little, CPA, Managing Director, BKD, LLP

 2:00 - 2:30 p.m.
 2:30 - 3:30 p.m.
 Discover the Road to Learning Your Professional Passion
  Tiffany Karlin, Partner, Consulting Servies & Director of Healthcare, Mueller Prost LC

 2:30 - 3:30 p.m.
 Moving the Needle: How to improve operation processes to boost KPIs
  Stravos Katsifis, Advisory Consulting Manager, McBee
  Victoria Nihan, Assistant Supervisor - Advisory Consulting, McBee

 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

June 4


 9:00 - 10:30 a.m.
NHPCO Update
  Judi Lund Person, MPH, CHC, Vice President, Regulatory and Compliance, National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization

 10:30 - 11:00 a.m.
 Break with Exhibitors

 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
 Home Health Care Business Operations: Ensuring Successful Outcomes
  Jena Weitzer, Healthcare Billing Supervisor, Mueller Prost
  Natalie Alexander, Healthcare Cost Reporting Senior Advisor, Mueller Prost

 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.  Optimize Your Clearinghouse to Achieve Revenue Cycle Efficiently
  Brian Harris, Consulting Director, BlackTree Healthcare Consulting

On Demand Sessions

PDGM for Clinicians - Impact on Patient Care
Bobbi Schmidt, RN, Home Care Director, Horizon Home Care & Hospice
Coleen Schmidt, COO, Horizon Home Care & Hospice

Is Becoming a HIT Supplier Right for Your Agency?
The Intersection Between the New Home Infusion Therapy (HIT) Benefit and Home Health

Brandy Shifteh, RN BHSA, MBA, Regulations Compliance Manager, Product Manager, MatrixCare
Jennifer Keiser, BS, ALM, Sr. Director of Pharmacy, Product Management, Brightree, LLC (by ResMed)

COVID Infection Control
Tammy LaRocco, RN, MSN, APNP, Home Care Clinical Manager and IDP, SSM Health at Home

Thank you to our Sponsors & Exhibitors! 

Break Sponsors

Social Sponsor


  • 3M + KCI
  • McKesson Medical-Surgical
  • Sandata
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