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Build & Implement Crucial PDPM Policies (e.g., IPA, Interrupted Stay, Therapy Delivery)


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Build & Implement Crucial PDPM Policies (e.g., IPA, Interrupted Stay, Therapy Delivery)
January 7, 2020
2:30 pm EST

This introductory session of the PDPM Master Class Series includes an in-depth discussion of the importance of developing and implementing key skilled nursing facility (SNF) policies and procedures to ensure compliance under PDPM. Participants will gain insight into areas where PDPM specific policies and procedures are recommended with a focus on facility processes that promote consistently accurate, patient-driven data collection methods, assessment practices, interdisciplinary team collaboration for coding, and quality oversight mechanisms. This session will provide guidance on suggested areas of SNF policy development with examples of effective process considerations and policy language for PDPM risk areas including the Interim Payment Assessment (IPA), Interrupted Stay rule and Therapy Delivery under PDPM.

Each webinar will begin at 2:30 pm EST

Course Content

30 minutes
Review key areas for PDPM policy and procedure development to address potential risk areas of the payment model

30 minutes
Discuss best practices, facility processes, and key strategies to promote effective and accurate assessment and coding practices for PDPM compliance

10 minutes
Review recommended policy content and language for PDPM risk areas including the Interim Payment Assessment, Interrupted Stay rule and Therapy Delivery under PDPM

5 minutes
Closing Comments/ Q&A

Shelly Maffia, MSN, MBA, RN, LNHA, QCP, Director of Regulatory Services Shelly Maffia is a Registered Nurse and Nursing Home Administrator with over 15 years of experience serving in long term care leadership and consulting positions, including positions as Director of Nursing, Administrator, and Corporate Nurse Consultant and Training Positions. She earned the QAPI Certified Professional (QCP) credential from the American Association of Nurse Assessment Coordination (AANAC), which was established to promote the highest standards for QAPI program implementation in the long-term care profession.

Continuing Education Credit:

Administrators: can earn 1.25 hours of continuing education credit by the National Association of Boards of Examiners

Individual attendance will be monitored throughout the call.

Only those attending the entire call will be awarded continuing education credit. All participants regardless of need for CEs, will receive a certificate of attendance. This course is considered a self-study course by Ohio BELTSS.

Administrators are reminded that BELTSS limits webinar credits to a total of ten (10.0) per renewal period.
How much does it cost?

Facilities will pay one low fee for an unlimited number of participants. However, the number and access code is valid only for one phone line/computer at the location registered with the Association. Any additional phone connections calling in will be billed the individual session registration fee.

Individual Session Fees:
Members: $55
Non Members: $130

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