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Dynamic DON Webinar Series: MDS and Medicare Essentials
Wednesday, September 07, 2022, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM EDT
Category: Events


This 8-week webinar series runs August-September 2022 and focuses on skill building for serving effectively as the Director of Nursing with an emphasis on effective leadership and staff engagement, nursing operations and systems of care for common conditions treated in the LTC setting. Guidance will include strategies for avoiding common deficiencies, staff training/competency, performance improvement and QA activities targeting QM areas, fundamentals of SNF/LTC reimbursement and oversight of MDS performance, and promoting 5-star quality.

SEPTEMBER 7 - 12:30 -1:30 pm ET

MDS and Medicare Essentials

This session will discuss essentials of the MDS and Medicare for the DON to develop key skills for overseeing the RAI process. Action items for the DON related to ensuring QM accuracy, clinical documentation quality, and reimbursement compliance will be reviewed.

Projected Learning Outcomes/Course Objectives: At the conclusion of each session, the learner will:

  • Identify considerations to ensure effective MDS/RAI processes
  • Describe the importance and impact of the MDS and supportive documentation for Medicare reimbursement
  • Understand the connection between the MDS and Quality Measure management
  • Review the CAA process and MDS relationship to comprehensive, person-centered care planning

Individual webinar pricing:
LeadingAge Connecticut members and subscribers $75
Non-members $125
Deadline for the individual webinars is the Friday before the date.

Registration is for one computer login access per webinar.

1.0 CT NHA CEU's will be available to attendees for each webinar attended.

Please contact LeadingAge Connecticut at 203-678-4477 or [email protected] with any questions.

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