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Accessing Forms

Accessing channels is seamless allowing you to accessing sensitive information with HIPAA compliance at the in a few steps.

Step 1: While on the dashboard as shown in Fig. 1 click on the double arrow to access the channel view.

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Step 2:  Once in the channel view, click the plus sign in the bottom left corner as shown in Fig. 2.

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Step 3:  Click on “insert a form” to view forms assigned to the channel as shown in Fig. 3

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Step 4:   Select a form from assigned forms to be viewed in the channel as shown in Fig. 4

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Step 5:   View form in the channel or select from an existing form as shown in Fig. 5.

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Viewing Channels

Channels are created to communicate: healthcare information, behavioral data, financial transactions, pictures with friends, moments with family members, emergency situations, meetings, healthcare needs, event updates and anything else you can think of!

Step 1 – Go to your channel screen from the dashboard as shown in Fig. 1.

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Step 2 – Click on the curtain to view channel options as shown in Fig. 2.

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Step 3 – View channel options in open curtain as shown in Fig. 3. You may access a member list, invite users, create a new channel and view or search for public channels, invite-only channels and HIPAA compliant channels.

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Licensing Process Using Optonome

Licensing Process Using Optonome

  • Set your own hours
    • You decide when you want to provide healthcare
  • No back-office paperwork
    • Optonome automates the back office based on local, state and insurance regulations.
  • Get paid on time every time
    • No denials of claims with our trusted system of active monitoring.
  • Ability to earn more per hour
    • Optonome value-based plans help consumers improve their social determinants of health.

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What does Optonome do for you to earn more per hour?

  • Incorporating your LLC/Corp (like LegalZoom)
  • Obtain EIN
  • Set up NPI
  • Set up a local tax account
  • Customize/Update operating agreement
  • Customize/Update policies and procedures
  • Prepare and send off the package for private pay/Medicaid/Medicare for licensed services (based on experience)
  • Attorney review
  • Offer ongoing meetups, training, and webinars during the licensing process
  • Shared office space with other experienced healthcare professionals
  • Accounting services ensuring you are tax efficient

Once set up, you will be licensed as a home health agency ready to bill directly to insurance companies eliminating the middleman

Home Healthcare

How does Optonome help me once I have my own health agency?

  • We help you find client referrals who need your services
  • We locate and train staff for you.
  • We ensure staff are in compliance and receiving the ongoing training needed to provide quality healthcare 100% of the time
  • We ensure your agency is in compliance with your state and consumer needs 100% of the time
  • We help bill with high confidence with documentation needed to receive payment correctly and efficiently
  • We reduce the chance of fraud, abuse, and neglect through the use of our Optonome platform

With the Optonome platform, you’re able to run your business through your smartphone and we’re 100% paperless

 

Becoming a Home Healthcare Provider With Optonome

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The long term care market is growing and expected to reach $549.7 Billion by 2024

With more and more people interested in the long term care industry it is more important than ever before to guide new and existing home healthcare agencies on ways to eliminate allegations of abuse, fraud, and neglect while tackling the social determinants of health. While using Optonome, home health agencies interested in long term healthcare can ensure regulation compliance from day one. Optonome ensures all healthcare administrative task costs are minimized while billing for Medicaid, Medicare or families for medical and non-medical healthcare services.

Optonome makes home and community healthcare delivery easy and with the growing home healthcare industry set to reach half a trillion dollars, there is an opportunity to offer healthcare professionals and direct support professionals a growth opportunity that does not currently exist.  Optonome has tested and integrated a non-invasive monitoring solution to help mitigate risk and offer proactive monitoring for all healthcare tasks as they relate to activities of daily living, policies, procedures, and state regulations, training requirements for anybody, anywhere.  Our database is continuously updated with local, state and federal regulations and allow home health administrators to focus on healthcare delivery and not the back office paperwork.

Optonome is a proven platform that manages healthcare services for agencies large and small. Our experience and platform allow us to quickly deploy, update any policies, procedures, or training requirements needed to stay in compliance and support anyone with autism, intellectual disabilities, physical disabilities, dementia, Alzheimer’s, heart disorders, respiratory diseases, and mental disorders.

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With Optonome:

  1. Direct Support Professionals (DSP’s) can earn living wages
  2. Experienced healthcare professionals with at least a bachelors degree can use their existing skill set to directly bill for Medicaid and Medicare services and earn more per hour of their time.
  3. Experienced healthcare professionals can eliminate the middlemen by easily managing healthcare services offered by DSP’s using their smart device, being virtually present while recruiting, onboarding, training, scheduling, and all ongoing healthcare services as they are documented, managed and billed based on state regulations to ensure compliance and consumers health and safety without any fraud, abuse or neglect.
  4. Those with fixed incomes requiring healthcare services can receive subsidized housing or activities helping them reach their goals of independent living.
  5. Those without any incomes can become trained to offer healthcare services and a living wage.
  6. Owners of home healthcare agencies can afford value-based healthcare without fraud, abuse or neglect.
  7. Owners of home healthcare agencies have the ability to afford activities, education, and training needed for their consumers to reach their goals.
  8. Direct Support Professionals have an incentive to continue to work and gain experience so they can become experienced healthcare professionals earning more per hour or licensed home healthcare providers in their community.
  9. Consumers can afford housing in any location close to family and friends, with transportation and training opportunities where they can live, work and play as they achieve optimum autonomy.
  10. Families with patient needs can create housing and healthcare investments that will pay for and manage long term healthcare of family members.

 

To earn more per hour as a licensed home healthcare provider

1) Register at Optonome.com

2) Search for the public channel  “Earn more with Optonome”

3) Join the discussion and take the next steps to become a home healthcare provider in your local community.

 

Questions or interested in learning more?

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Home Healthcare Agencies

Welcome to Optonome,

We have been in development since 2013 testing novel ways for you to go paperless and provide value-based quality healthcare.

Optonome is for:

Healthcare Agencies supporting individuals with autism, intellectual disabilities, physical disabilities, seniors, or even veterans in their home, community or workplace.

Families who support loved ones with health care needs.

Direct Support Professionals (DSP)looking to advance in the healthcare field while receiving a living wage. DSP are guided and trained from no experience to offer value-based medical or non-medical healthcare services in a home or community setting.

Skilled Healthcare professionals such as nurses, therapists, specialist, pharmacists, and doctors credentials are quickly verified to support healthcare agencies in their community.

All users can follow the simple step by step instructions to get started after registration.

  1. View dashboard and main features including courses, channels, and settings.
  2. Access team settings
  3. Access channels
  4. Creating channels
  5. Creating forms
  6. Electronic Visit Verification
  7. Assigning forms to channels
  8. Inviting people to your team
  9. Inviting people to a channel

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Searching For Channels

You can search for channels you create, are invited to or join or available to the public.  You can only access a channel based on the type of the channel outlined when creating a channel and role. ex. If the channel type is HIPAA compliant you can only access based on the location specified for that channel.  After accessing the channel screen you can view the left curtain by clicking the top left corner as shown in Fig. 1.

Fig. 1

After accessing the left curtain click on the “search channel input area to type the desired channel name as shown in Fig. 2.Fig. 2

 

As you type you will see search results of channels matching your inputted text as shown in Fig. 3. Select the desired channel and you may view channel history based on the channel type.

Fig. 3

Self Inspection Of Community Homes

As documented in 6400.15,a self-assessment of each home serving eight or fewer individuals, within 3 to 6 months prior to the expiration date of the agency’s certificate of compliance, to measure and record compliance.

The licensing inspection instrument for the community homes is offered by the department to measure compliance.  A copy of the self-assessment results and a written summary of corrections made shall be kept by the agency for at least 1 year.

Ongoing monitoring of each home is essential to the health and safety of residents. In an effort to keep you in compliance the self-inspection tool can easily be filled out using Optonome (See Fig. 1). With Optonome you are able to do more self-assessments and be in compliance at all times!  

Fig. 1

Interested in learning more? 

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Abuse

 

As documented in 6400.14, abuse of an individual is prohibited. Abuse is an act or omission of an act that willfully deprives an individual of rights or human dignity or which may cause or causes actual physical injury or emotional harm to an individual, such as striking or kicking an individual; neglect; rape; sexual molestation, sexual exploitation or sexual harassment of an individual; sexual contact between a staff person and an individual; restraining an individual without following the requirements in this chapter; financial exploitation of an individual; humiliating an individual; or withholding regularly scheduled meals.

Ongoing monitoring of abuse can be difficult when using paper or other traditional methods.   Current passive systems rely on the actual user to document themselves as the abuser which very rare. With Optonome, providers are able to use real-time sensor data to compare actual behaviors of all known direct care workers, friends, family members, advocates or the general public in the vicinity of the resident without requiring any documentation of abuse.

Such behavioral information can be used to proactively document incidents and document reportable and non-reportable incidents required time frames.

 

Interested in learning more? 

Email us hello@optonome.com

Searching Channel History

Searching channel history is easy! As you document more and more data there will be a need to find specific information based on what you remember what was said, a specific form or date range. Here is how you find what you are looking for:

 

Step 1 – While in channel click on the magnifying glass in the top right corner of the channel

 

Step 2 – View and fill out required fields to your liking (date range is optional) and click search

 

Step 3 – View results – You may click on each result to view the actual form completed or view location data.

 

Happy Searching!

Interested in learning more? 

Email us hello@optonome.com