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Comprehensive Regulatory Update (Cincinnati)


ROPs, New CMS Survey & Facility Assessments
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Comprehensive Regulatory Update: ROPs, New CMS Survey & Facility Assessments

From the initial release of the Requirements of Participation to the recent release of the New Survey Process and Facility Assessment requirement, this past year has seen a great deal of new requirements and regulations for skilled nursing facilities.

This workshop is packed full of practical implementation strategies to keep you on track for the various deadlines and requirements.

* With the start of Phase 2 ROPs right around the corner, attendees will hear implementation strategies to help facilities prepare.

* The new survey process, a hybrid between the QIS and traditional survey processes will begin November 28, 2017. With this new process is an extensive reworking of the FTags. Attendees will learn what is changing and how to prepare for this new process in addition to the policy and procedure changes that will be required.

* Facility Assessments are a requirement of the new ROPs. Is your facility ready? Attendees will learn the requirements and expectations of the surveyors as well as tips and tricks to implementing these required assessments.

A must attend program presented by Maureen Wern.


8:30 am Check in & Coffee
9:00 am Program Begins
12:15 pm Lunch (included)
1:00 pm Program resumes
3:15 pm Program Adjourns


October 19, Cincinnati
Embassy Suites Cincinnati NE
4554 Lake Forest Drive,
Blue Ash, OH 45242
513/ 733-8900

Maureen Wern
Wern & Associates, Inc.

Maureen Wern has been in long Term care for 40 years working in several positions from Floor Nurse to Executive Director of a 150 Bed SNF with a 75 bed AL. She founded Wern & Associates, a Long Term care consulting firm, in 1996. The firm focuses on several areas including MDS Education, Survey readiness audits, Quality Measure Management, Web Site development, Customer service Training and MDS Case Mix Management. Mrs. Wern is a nationally recognized Speaker serving as a Master Instructor for the NASPAC MDS certification program, a Board Member and an observer on the CMS STRIVE Task Force. She is currently on the Ohio Health Care Board of Directors, serves on the Executive Committee and Chairs the Convention Committee.
Continuing Education Credit:

This program has been approved for five hours of continuing education credit for nurses and nursing home administrators.
Registration Fees:

Membership is by facility or company. Please check with your administrator to see if the facility you work within is an OHCA, OCAL or OCID member.

prior to September 25 $110
September 25 and after $140

Non Members:
prior to September 25 $255
September 25 and after $315

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