RUG IV Strategies for Optimal Reimbursement

Event Information
Product Format
Prerecorded Event
Elisa Bovee, MS, OTR/L
Conference Date
Tue, Feb 01, 2011
60 Minutes
Product Description

You won't leave a penny on the table when you get the critical scoop on the new Skilled Nursing Facility Resource Utilization Grouper (RUG-IV) reimbursement system.

Get it all in one hour - details of the RUG-IV clinical criteria, strategies for Rehab case management, payment level and communication strategies for obtaining accurate reimbursement, and more.

Join Elisa Bovee, MS, OTR/L, for this essential look at making the transition from RUG-III to RUG-IV. Plus, learn about the key elements of the Final Rule and how they affect your facility.

Seminar highlights include:

  • Make sure you know the categories. Elisa will give you a detailed  review of the new RUG-IV categories with detailed criteria for each RUG-IV classification. 
  • Get the scoop on RUG 66 leveling in relation to the MDS
  • Medicare Coverage Criteria/Skilled care as it relates to RUG-IV
  • Make the change with a RUG-III to RUG-IV Crosswalk
  • Watch Out - Significant changes in the MDS process
  • Elisa will also train you on the new ADL Coding and scoring instructions
  • Gain insight into ARD Management coordination between MDS and Rehab
  • Case Management strategies for targeting clinically appropriate RUG levels

Who should attend? Skilled nursing home facility employees:  CEOs, Administrators, Nursing Management, MDS Coordinators, Nursing Staff, Therapy Management, OTs, PTs and SLPs, Marketing Management, Social Workers, Admissions Directors, Business Office Managers and Hospital Discharge Planners.

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About Our Speaker

Elisa Bovee - Medicare Billing Expert

Elisa Bovee, MS, OTR/L, is the Senior Vice President of Operations for Harmony Healthcare International, a nationally recognized, premier Healthcare Consulting firm specializing in C.A.R.E. (Compliance, Audits and Analysis, Reimbursement and Regulations, Education and Efficiency). In her role, Elisa manages a diversified team of HealthCARE Specialists who have extensive knowledge in the areas of Corporate Compliance, MDS 3.0, RUG-IV, Documentation, Therapy Program development and state-specific Medicaid Case Mix. Elisa...   More Info
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