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The new survey results from CMS are in and every DON needs to know the top 10 trends in survey citations. Join this 60-minute webinar to learn about the most common citations that nurse leaders are facing today and how to prevent them.
In skilled nursing facilities (SNFs), questions continue to swirl around the topic of whether a resident is skilled or not. Understanding the nuances of Original Medicare is no small task when looking at our ever-changing world of long-term care services. This 90-minute webinar discusses not only the basics of Medicare coverage, but also the complex details including the 30-day transfer rule and the medical appropriateness exception regulation.
Following this session, attendees will be able to:
Introduction to RAI Process, OBRA ’87, and RAI User’s Manual
Start building a strong foundation of knowledge by understanding how the RAI process drives individualized resident care, reimbursement, and survey outcomes.
This session will help you:
MDS Coding Essentials: Sections A, B, C, H, and I
Begin your journey through the MDS section-by-section as we explore the intent and rationale of each item. This session will cover five MDS Sections (A, B, C, H, and I) and will start to introduce MDS interview techniques.
MDS Coding Essentials: Sections D, E, F, and Q
Continue your journey through the MDS section-by-section as we explore the intent and rationale of each item. This session will cover four MDS Sections (D, E, F and Q) and will continue to help develop your MDS interview techniques.
MDS Coding Essentials: Section G and J
The journey through the MDS section-by-section continues as we explore the intent and rationale of each item. This session will cover two MDS Sections (G and J) and will introduce you to the Rule of 3 for ADL coding.
MDS Coding Essentials: Section GG and K
Continue your journey through the MDS section-by-section as we explore the intent and rationale of each item. This session will cover two MDS Sections (GG and K) and walk you through the nuances of the Section GG requirements.
MDS Coding Essentials: Sections L, M, N, and P
Delving into the essentials of the MDS continues as we explore the intent and rationale of each item in four Sections (L, M, N, and P).
MDS Coding Essentials: Sections O, V, X, and Z
The journey through the MDS continues as we explore the intent and rationale of each item. This session will cover four MDS Sections (O, V, X, and Z).
MDS Essentials: Introduction to CAA Documentation/Care Plan
Continue your journey through the next step in the RAI process as we explore the RAI requirements for Care Area Assessment notes and care plans.
MDS Scheduling Essentials: Introduction to OBRA Scheduling and Transmission Requirements
A critical piece of the RAI process is the OBRA assessment schedule.
This session will introduce you to the OBRA scheduling and transmission process by:
MDS Scheduling Essentials: Introduction to PPS Scheduling and PDPM
Our journey comes to a close as we explore the SNF Medicare Prospective Payment System (PPS) schedule that is a requirement for Original Medicare Part A residents in order for the facility to receive reimbursement with the Patient-Driven Payment Model (PDPM).
MDS Essentials: An Introduction to the MDS 3.0 is ten sessions of a recorded webinar that moves through the Resident Assessment Instrument (RAI) User’s Manual, helping you to understand the intent, rationale, and coding requirements of each MDS item set, Care Area Assessments, care plans, and scheduling. The program is perfect for a new NAC with less than six months of experience. Each of the ten sessions runs 75 minutes, and covers information based on the RAI User's Manual version 1.17.1, effective October 1, 2019.
Back in May, CMS posted a draft version of the RAI User’s Manual and notified providers to check back for updates before Oct. 1, 2019. CMS released the final version 1.17.1 on Sept. 18, 2019, which contained a few additional changes when compared to the earlier draft version. And because of the monumental change to SNF PPS with the implementation of PDPM, chapters 2 and 6 of the manual received major revisions. Luckily, CMS has offered several trainings and Skilled Nursing Facility/Long-Term Care Open Door Forums, which have allowed providers to keep up-to-date with all of these changes.
After the NAC and IDT members have had some time to delve into the new processes and get beyond the transition, AANAC offered a 60-minute webinar on Oct. 17, 2019, to ensure you did not miss any of the RAI changes during the hustle and bustle of the transition. We reviewed the major differences between the early and final versions of the RAI User’s Manual, discussed some lessons learned during the first two weeks of PDPM, and provided a 30-minute live question and answer period to address your pressing issues.
At the end of this session, the participants will be able to:
A year following the implementation of the Patient-Driven Payment Model (PDPM) and medical reviews returning from the hiatus caused by COVID-19 and the public health emergency (PHE), providers may begin seeing Medicare claims come under scrutiny. Areas of non-compliance can result in both financial and possible criminal implications depending on the finding. Nursing facilities are being denied payment related to improper documentation or coding. Through this 60-minute session, nursing facilities will identify ways to improve audits, develop solid systems for accurate documentation and data collection resulting in accurate revenue and compliance. Learners will:
The risks posed to the frail elderly population living in nursing homes from infections requires an intentional strategy now more than ever given the public health crisis from COVID-19. This 60-minute webinar will provide insight into how to take QAPI beyond paper compliance and use it to fuel infection prevention and control efforts. This proactive, data-driven approach will help protect nursing home residents from infections including COVID-19 and the seasonal flu. Following this webinar, you will be able to:
The Patient-Driven Payment Model (PDPM), certification surveys, and the QAPI process create great opportunities for the director of nursing services (DNS) and the nurse assessment coordinator (NAC) to join forces. The clinical nurse leader and reimbursement expert must come together for a meeting of the minds—where expertise, experience, and collaboration can translate into facility performance and positive resident outcomes. At times, the DNS and NAC work on islands, independently from each other, but the time to collaborate is now! Join Jane Belt and Alexis Roam in this 60-minute webinar to walk those lines of convergence as the value of collaboration reaches both islands as the lifeline of success.
Do you know how the April 2019 changes to the Five-Star Rating System will impact your facility rating? We anticipated the unfreezing of the health inspection star, but the recently released updates brought about unexpected impacts to all three Five-Star domains, including a threshold adjustment to the staffing domain and separate weighting and thresholds for the short- and long-stay quality measures and the new and retired measures. During this 60-minute webinar, we will dive into some of the significant Five-Star changes and how they may impact your Five-Star Quality Rating.
Following this webinar, you will be able to:
Nursing and therapy teams serving in post-acute care are now presented with unique challenges and opportunities in treatment of COVID-19 patients. This course will serve as an overview of best practices for clinical assessment, methods for limiting cough eliciting procedures, and treatment of swallowing disorders (i.e. dysphagia) which are compounded by and resulting from active COVID-19 diagnoses and the following recovery. Resources will be provided to address the dynamics of clinical practice in PAC settings, including clinical decision-making, methods to maintain quality of like and choice, and service delivery options for those providing dysphagia services in this era of the COVID-19 global pandemic. Following completion of this course learners will be able to:
Have you been discussing the April 2019 Five-Star Rating System changes with your director of nursing and administrator? We all need to be prepared for the very real possibility of losing stars. With the April 2019 revision of the Five-Star Technical User’s Manual, we learned there will be changes to all three Five-Star domains. In this 60-minute webinar, we cover some of the significant changes that facilities need to be aware of, including the “unfreezing” of the survey ratings, the threshold adjustments to the staffing domain, the separate weighting and thresholds for the short- and long-stay quality measures, and the new and retired measures. Watch to gain a better understanding of what you need to know and how to prepare as these Five-Star changes take effect.
With just a few months away from the deadline to implement the Phase 3 requirements of participation, you may be asking yourself if your facility teams are ready? During this session, the presenter will focus on the key elements of the required compliance and ethics programs, staff training, QAPI governing body role and responsibilities, and trauma-informed care. The presenter will provide knowledge and instruction related to these requirements and tips/tools to ease implementation. Don't miss this opportunity to evaluate your readiness and shore up any gaps before your first standard survey after the Nov. 28, 2019 deadline.
Have you ever thought you knew the reason an adverse event happened but found out later you were wrong when the event reoccurred? When an adverse event happens, nurse leaders must respond by investigating the incident and determining its root cause. Preventing re-occurrence is the overall goal, but in order to do this, there needs to be a strong and consistent process in place. During this 60-minute webinar, we will use a real-life scenario and apply a six-step approach to a comprehensive root cause analysis that enables you to get to the REAL root cause of a problem.
Workforce pressures are THE conversation at this and other learning sessions. We all want to succeed against these challenges, and we have tried so many things. Let’s take a step back and look at what evidence says are the fewest practices to address the broadest numbers of pressures like staffing, turnover, vacancy, workplace injuries, engagement and the like.
The Patient-Driven Payment Model (PDPM) is coming this October and with it the Interrupted Stay Policy, which determines when Medicare will treat multiple SNF stays as one single “interrupted” stay, rather than separate stays. During this 90-minute webinar, we will divulge the details of this new policy and explore several case studies—learning how an interrupted stay will be applied, the billing implications, the impact on the variable per diem, and the effect on the PPS schedule. Nurse assessment coordinators (NACs) will develop the skills needed to track interrupted stays, adjust the schedules of both the OBRA and PPS assessments, and ensure appropriate billing during the interruption window.
This webinar will teach the DNS how to use the information contained in the CASPER reports that are of primary importance to them. Tips, tactics, and realistic examples will be shared helping the DNS prioritize areas of improvement, take proactive steps to maintain survey readiness, and most importantly, provide excellent care.Following this webinar, attendees will be able to: