2015 Medicare Postacute Care Seminar: Preparing Therapists to Thrive in a Challenging Payment Environment

(Live Event) Turn to APTA to receive current and accurate information on policy changes and federal regulations that impact physical therapy in the home health, skilled nursing, inpatient rehabilitation, and long-term care hospital settings. The seminar provides pertinent information for PTs, PTAs, and administrative staff to improve practice and ensure compliance with federal regulations and laws. Participate in-person at APTA headquarters in Alexandria, Virginia, or via livestream from your home or workplace. Invite co-workers to join you on the day of the event, or afterward to view the recordings. Seminar topics include how to comply with mandatory implementation of the IMPACT act (efforts to create one 1 Medicare postacute care payment system), documentation to get paid for what you do and as well as minimize risk of an audit, and 2016 updates to the payment policies for prospective payment systems in home health, skilled nursing, and inpatient rehabilitation settings. Receive on-the-spot responses to your questions by participating in this must-attend event to prepare for 2016.

Course Code:

PACCS15 VA/REGIS

APTACategory

Category1

cert_CA approval

CPTA2016-17

cert_Insert Up To

No

cert_No IACET

No

cert_NV credit value

0.8

cert_NY approval

Yes

cert_OH approval code

15S2674

cert_OH hours

8.75

cert_OK category

A

cert_OK hours

9

cert_PA DA hours

0

cert_PA Ethics hours

0

cert_PA Gen hours

9

cert_Transcript stmt

No

cert_TX approval

1909019TX

Completion Instructions

After you attend the live course, you will return to the My Courses page on the Learning Center to take the online posttest and print your CEU certificate. Additional handouts and/or suggested readings may be provided during the course. You must complete the online posttest with at least 70% accuracy in order to claim CEU credit.

Course level

Multiple

Date published

07/15/2015

Delivery method

In-person

Instructor(s)

Ellen Strunk, MS, PT, GCS Cindy Krafft, MS, PT, COS-C Anita Bemis-Dougherty, PT, DPT, MAS Roshunda Drummond-Dye, JD Heather Smith, PT, MPH,

Learning objectives

Upon completing this course, you will be able to:
  1. Identify the latest developments in Medicare, and determine their impact on your postacute care practice setting.
  2. Adapt your agency and facility practices to address current and emerging challenges to providing rehabilitation services.
  3. Discuss the latest developments in Medicare postacute reform and how they apply to your setting.
  4. Implement documentation tips important to support medical necessity of services and patient classification
  5. Minimize risk of denials or delays in payment through knowledge of appropriate patient classification and documentation.
  6. Learn how to streamline your internal practices to ensure compliance with federal rules and regulations.
  7. Identify the latest trends in Medicare implementation of innovative payment and practice models, such as accountable care organizations, bundled payment, and site neutral payment.

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Course Duration

8 hours and 30 minutes

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Day 1: Saturday

Day 1
11/14/2015 at
09:00:00 AM EST
11/14/2015 at
05:30:00 PM EST
APTA Headquarters
1111 North Fairfax Street
Alexandria
VA
USA
22314-1488
Overview
Type:Instructor-Led Course
Credits:0.9
Tags:Roshunda Drummond-Dye, Anita Bemis-Dougherty, Ellen Strunk, Heather Smith, Cindy Krafft, Home Health
Enrollment
Price:$350.00
* Prices in US Dollar