The Medicare payment system for nursing homes, the Skilled Nursing Facility Prospective Payment System, will be undergoing significant revisions in the next couple of years; the RUG IV system will replace the current RUG III system, MDS 3.0 will be implemented and ADL scoring will also change significantly. It's never too soon to get up to speed on these changes so you can strategize your training before the new measures take place.
Join MDS expert Rena R. Shephard, MHA, RN, RAC-MT, C-NE for this 1-hour audio session when Rena will discuss the many changes to the payment system that Skilled Nursing Facility providers will need to master.Final Rule effective OCTOBER 1:
Final Rule is not in yet, but here's what you can expect:
Who should attend? Administrators and assistant administrators, directors of nursing and assistant DONs, MDS nurses, rehabilitation therapists, billers, social services and discharge planning staff, medical directors, and staff development.
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Rena R. Shephard, MHA, RN, FACDONA, RAC-CT, is the president of RRS Healthcare Consulting Services in San Diego, providing long-term care consulting and training services to facilities, corporations, and attorneys nationwide.
The founding chair and executive editor of the American Association of Nurse Assessment Coordinators, Shephard was a Director of Nursing Services in skilled nursing facilities for 14 years, with expertise in all aspects of long-term care. She...
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