Mastering the 2010 IRF Rule: It's Much More than a Payment Update

Event Information
Product Format
Prerecorded Event
Conference Date
Wed, Oct 14, 2009
90 Minutes
Product Description

What are the potential risks if your systems are not in place to comply with the CMS rule for IRFs?

In April, 2009 CMS proposed significant changes to for payment rates for FY 2010.

The impact of the new rule also has an operational impact on rehab providers. From screening and evaluation process to critical changes you need to make to comply with the rule to long term implications of this rule on denial of payment for service.

Join nationally know rehabilitation expert Frances J. Fowler, FAAHC, for this 60-minute look in to the changes.

Fran provides a checklist of issues you need to face to comply with the rule, a list of key steps to ensure tools reflect medical necessity, and how you can guarantee financial success under the 2010 rule.

PLUS – Fran will explain how you can integrate these changes into your current operational practices.

Here's what you will learn:

  • What are they thinking? Why CMS is trying to accomplish in the 2010 rule.
  • Actions you need to take to revamp your preadmission screening system.
  • Must know tips on how to gauge the potential financial impact from the proposed rule.
  • Steps you can take to change your current operational systems.
  • Are your changes achieving the needed results? These steps will help you check and – if needed – adjust.
  • Don't be caught short. Avoid the pitfalls when the 2010 rule is implemented.

Who should attend? CEO’s, directors, managers of IRFs; preadmission screener manager of lead staff, marketing director for IRFs, medical directors of IRFs , CFO’s or reimbursement specialist responsible for IRFs;.

Your registration includes:

  • Flexible enrollment. Scheduling conflict? No problem. This session is also available on CD.
  • Complimentary attendee package, including the speaker's complete presentation handouts. Keep this quick reference tool close by for future use.
  • One low price for all the staff you can stuff into a conference room.

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About Our Speaker

Frances J. Fowler - Long Term Care Billing Expert

Frances J. Fowler FAAHC, has a national reputation as a leader in post-acute care. She provides expert assistance to clients to achieve success through well-grounded planning and implementation that combines business acumen and clinical skills.

Ms. Fowler
has more than 25 years of experience in health care management and consulting and has worked with more than 400 domestic and international clients, including integrated multi-provider health systems, academic health...   More Info
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