The purpose of this webinar is to help attendees gain a better understanding of CMS intentions regarding person-centered care, quality of life/quality of care, the facility assessment, and working collaboratively with HHS to improve quality.

This course will give a background on ICD-10-CM and what the end of the 1 year grace period for ICD-10 means. We will review unspecified codes and the impact on revenue, as well as a few diagnosis and coding scenarios.

The Medicare Access and Chip Reauthorization Act (MACRA) was passed in a sweeping effort to move away from fee-for-service reimbursement to value-based reimbursement. January 1, 2017 marks the beginning of the initial reporting period! Payment adjustments begin in 2019.

This webinar will cover the different tracks, providers impacted and timeline. Most importantly, it will ready participants to take critical next steps to prepare for the first reporting period.

Beginning October 1, 2016, Skilled Nursing Facilities are required to complete the new MDS 3.0, Section GG. With so much confusion surrounding the new requirements, many are grappling with unanswered questions.

This webinar will cover: common sources of confusion surrounding the new coding requirements; updates provided by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services; strategies for obtaining data, identifying usual performance and setting goals