Rehabilitation Program Refinement through QAPI

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Prerecorded Event
Elisa Bovee, MS, OTR/L
60 minutes
Product Description

Understand How QAPI Can Assist In Preparing for and Improving Operational and Clinical Outcomes Related To National Health Care Reform Initiatives

Provisions set forth in the Affordable Care Act (ACA) require the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to broaden quality improvement activities in nursing homes. Learn the impact of changes to the Five-Star Rating System and value-based reimbursement which is on the horizon. In this webinar expert speaker Elisa Bovee will present to you a pro-active program development and refinement strategies for rehabilitation and nursing professionals.

The session will outline suggestions for how therapy teams can strengthen their Medicare programming.  The long term care clinician must be prepared for regulatory and national policy health care reform initiatives and mandates. It is important for facilities to understand the link between QAPI and the impact to financial, operational and quality outcomes. During this session, Elisa will move beyond the five elements of a QAPI and discuss some practical application concepts and solutions for rehabilitation program development and refinement.

This session will enable therapy and nursing providers to understand how QAPI can assist in preparing for and improving operational and clinical outcomes related to national health care reform initiatives, policy changes and other mandates.

Session Highlights:

  • Identify new expectations for quality and financial performance
  • Understand proactive program development and how to strengthen the facility initiatives to push new programs over the goal line
  • State two (2) strategies that will help manage the impact to financial, operational and quality outcomes
  • Moving beyond the five elements of QAPI
  • Practical application concepts and solutions for rehabilitation program development and refinement
  • How QAPI can assist in preparing for and improving operational and clinical outcomes related to national healthcare reform initiatives

Session Agenda:

  • SNF Industry Changes
    • IMPACT Act
    • FY 2016 Medicare Skilled Nursing Final Rule
    • MDS Section GG
    • President’s Executive Action 5 Star
  • Using Your Data: Nursing Home and Hospital Outcome Measures
  • Becoming a Higher Quality SNF
    • What Can We Do Now?
  • Letting QAPI Lead the Way
    • What is QAPI
    • Regulatory Update
    • Features of QAPI
    • The Five Elements of QAPI
  • Practical Applications of QAPI
    • The 12 Action Steps to QAPI
    • Performance Improvement Project (PIP)
    • Developing a Team Approach

Who should attend?

  • Administrators
  • CEOs
  • COOs
  • Administrators
  • DON’s
  • Nurse Managers
  • MDS Coordinators
  • Social Workers
  • Quality Improvement/Risk Management
  • Therapists
  • Discharge Planners
  • Admissions Directors

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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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