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20 Hour LTC Refresher Course

12/11/2018 - 12/13/2018

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20 Hour LTC Refresher Course
December 11, 12, 13, 2018
Ohio Health Care Association
55 Green Meadows Drive South
Lewis Center, Ohio 43035
614-436-4154


Nearby Hotels: Mention OHCA for a special rate
Nationwide Hotel & Conference Center, 100 S. Green Meadows Drive, Lewis Center, Ohio 614-880-4300, code OHHCA
Cambria Suites, 9100 Lyra Drive, Columbus, Ohio 614-841-9100
Hampton Inn & Suites, 8411 Pulsar Place, Columbus, Ohio 614-885-8400
Hyatt Place, 7490 Vantage Drive, Columbus, Ohio 614-846-4355

Continuing Education Available - 20 hours for Nursing Home Administrators and Nurses.

Administrators are expected to know a lot about many different subjects. The 20-hour LTC Refresher will help you rise to the occasion and stand a head taller than the crowd. If you're a small facility, a member of a large corporation or if you are just looking to get an edge on your competition, join us for this informative program that covers the essential of regulations, communications, staffing, budgeting and much more.

To be an effective administrator, you must be proficient in regulations, gifted in communications, skillful at managing staff and adept at stewarding a budget that is increasingly focused on the bottom line. It's nothing short of becoming an expert in law, finance and human resources.

This important program is designed to support nursing home administrators in their leadership role with in long term care. The program is designed for those early in their careers who need additional resources as well as those administrators who might have taken a break from the profession to engage in other opportunities or simple those administrators seeking a refresher in the legal aspects, survey and certification, reimbursement and other various and timely topics.

OHCA has brought together top notch instructors from a wide spectrum of long term care professions and services. Participants with have ample opportunity to interact and discuss issues and ideas with Ohio's leading experts in the field.

Space is limited. Choose one day or all three. Full course registrants will be given priority seating. Register early to assure participation.

Full Course Registration includes:

3 days of education, 20 CEUs
Continental breakfast and lunch each day
Refreshment breaks
Comprehensive 3-ring binder of handouts


Individual Day Registration includes:
6 or 7 CEUs each day
Continental Breakfast and lunch
Refreshment breaks
Handouts for that day's programs
Day One - December 11

8:00 Registration

8:30 AM - 10:00 Spectrum of Long Term Care - Kenneth Daily, LNHA, President, Elder Care Systems Group

10:00 - 10:15 Break

10:15 - 11:45 Disaster and LSC - Kenneth Daily, LNHA, President, Elder Care Systems Group

11:45 - 12:15 Lunch

12:15 - 1:45 pm Keys to Successful Financial Management - Jeff Heaphy, Health Care Partner / Senior Care Focus, Plante Moran, PLLC

2 - 3:30 pm Hot Topics in Human Resources -


3:45 - 4:45 pm Workers Compensation -- Russ Hocutt, CompManagement

Total Hours 7

Day Two = December 12

8:00 Registration

8:30 AM - 11:45 AM (3.0) A Comprehensive Knowledge of Medicaid Reimbursement - Robin Hillier, CPA, NHA, STNA, RAC-MT, President, RLH Consulting (an OHCA Platinum Champion Partner)

Medicaid Reimbursement Issues
- Ohio Medicaid Pricing System Overview
- Review Rate Setting Calculation
- Medicaid Case mix Issues
 Who is in Medicaid Only Case Mix Score
 Managing Medicaid Case Mix - the Administrator's role
 Medicare Quality Incentive Program

Medicare Reimbursement Issues
- PPS rates and MDS Issues
- What is a Skilled Level of Care
- IMPACT Act
- Value Based Purchasing

CMS 5 Star Rating Program
- Calculation of 5 Star Rating
- Reviewing the Preview Report

Quality Measures
- Overview of Quality Measure Calculation
- Risk Adjustments
- Review CASPER Report
- Managing Quality Measures


11:45 - 12:15 PM Lunch

12:15 - 4:30 (4.0) Medicare Reimbursement Issues and Quality Indicators- Robin Hillier, CPA, NHA, STNA, RAC-MT, President, RLH Consulting (an OHCA Platinum Champion Partner)

Medicare Reimbursement


Total Hours - 7


Day Three - December 13

8:00 Registration

8:30 AM - 12:15 Understanding & Managing the CMS Survey Process in Skilled Nursing Facilities
Maureen Wern, CEAL

12:15 - 12:45 Lunch

12:45 - 4:00 Regulatory Update - Shane Craycraft, LNHA, RN


Total Hours - 6
Kenneth Daily, LNHA, President, Elder Care Systems Group

Shane Craycraft, LNHA, RN, Senior Vice President of Operations, R&B Health Systems

Robin Hillier, CPA, NHA, STNA, RAC-MT, President, RLH Consulting

Jeff Heaphy, LNHA, Practice Unit Leader for Senior Care Services, Plante & Moran

Russ Hocutt, CompManagment

Maureen Wern, CEAL, President, Wern & Associates

This program has been approved for 20 hours of continuing education credit for the following (7 hours December 12, 7 hours December 13 and 6 hours on December 14.

Ohio Accountants

Ohio Licensed Nursing Home Administrators

Ohio Nurses
Registration fees & Details:

Full Course

It is strongly recommended that participants attend all three sessions. Full course registrants will be given priority seating. Space is limited, register today! Full course registration fees are per person and can not be shared. The same individual must attend all three days to qualify for this rate.

Full course registrants can also benefit from these on line registration discounts: If you register 4 or more people at the same time on line, you save an additional 15%.

Members of OHCA:
Early rate: $399 before 12/1
Regular rate: $499 12/1 and after

Non Members:
Early rate: $850 before 12/1
Regular rate: $1060 12/1 and after

Individual Day Rate:

Please note: on line registration & discounts are not available for daily rates. Full course registrants will be given priority seating, individual day registrants will be notified one week prior to the program date if space is not available.


Members of OHCA:
Early rate: $150 before 12/1
Regular rate: $185 12/1 and after
Non Members:
Early rate: $350 before 12/1
Regular rate: $435 12/1 and after



Attendance & CEU Policies:
Please note that the credit hours offered for this program are for a full day of attendance. To receive continuing education credit for this program, licensing/accrediting boards require attendance in full. This means that partial credit will not be granted. Attendees who arrive late to a program will not receive credit. Likewise, credit cannot be granted to those who leave early. Therefore, please schedule your drive time conservatively, allowing room for traffic and construction delays. To receive credit for the program, participants are expected to sign-in , attend the entire program and sign out at the conclusion of the program. In the case of multiple day programs, credit will be granted for each full day of attendance.

Registration is limited on this course. This limitation is imposed to assure participation of meaningful exchange with faculty. Registration for courses can not be shared between individuals. Any missed course days may be made up the next time the course is offered at an additional fee. It is the responsibility of the participant to notify OHCA to arrange for make-up days. There will be a make-up charge of $50/day.


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