Functional Outcome Measures and Section GG for Post-Acute Care Providers
This Webinar is scheduled for August 16, 2018 - 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. (EDT)
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Inpatient rehabilitation facilities began collecting data on a functional outcome measure in October 2016. Skilled nursing facilities will begin collecting this data for the same functional outcome measure in October 2018. Home health agencies will be next. As a result, data finally has the potential to be compared across the post-acute care setting. It will be important for providers to understand the measure itself, but also insure their processes for collecting data are reliable and accurate.
Meet our Speakers
Ellen R. Strunk, PT, MS, has worked in various roles and settings as clinician and manager and director. Presently, she is owner of Rehab Resources & Consulting, Inc, a company providing continuing education and consulting services for postacute care settings. For the past 7 years, she has specialized in helping clients understand and navigate CMS regulations for postacute care settings, as well as how to prepare for the transition to a value-based system.
She is a board-certified clinical specialist in geriatric physical therapy and member of APTA’s Academy of Geriatric Physical Therapy, Home Health Section, APTA, and Health Policy and Administration Section, APTA. She serves as president of the Alabama Physical Therapy Association and chair of its Practice and Reimbursement committee. She is a member of the American Health Care Association, where over the last 3 years she has been a part of a therapy work group to develop a national quality measure for rehabilitation.
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- Identify the key functional elements post-acute care providers will be assessing.
- Apply the information and approaches learned to their own centers and communities.
- Understand the tools and strategies necessary to insure data is accurately reported.
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