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PDPM Skill Building with Medicare Compliance for SNFs

This 3-day workshop offers the comprehensive training needed to successfully implement or manage a Medicare program that achieves ongoing and consistent compliance with both Medicare and PDPM requirements, as well as accurate revenue, and timely payments.

Polaris Group, with 30 years of hands-on experience, provides more than just regulations and theory.  Polaris Group’s LTC Training Institute – PDPM Skill Building with Medicare Compliance Institute for SNFs workshop covers numerous topics including one and half days on PDPM Skill Building & Implementation including ICD-10 coding and practicums to put theory into practice; a day on Medicare requirements including eligibility rules, skilled coverage criteria, documentation requirements, Notices of Non-coverage, medical reviews, and strategies to prevent denials and process appeals for both Part A & B. We will also review strategies to build compliance into your operations. Part of the third day is an overview of Part A and Part B billing and how to implement final QA of your Medicare claims.

Attendees will leave with a working knowledge of PDPM reimbursement system, armed with tools, and skills for successful implementation.

We provide a unique “how to implement” approach to our training which includes skill building and management oversight for compliance. 

Prior Attendee Comments:

“Both instructors were very knowledgeable and very informative.”
“Very informative, I will return for further education”   Vegas, 2017

“Polaris Workshops are clearly the best. The presenters are absolute experts and provide the most current information available regarding changes and regulations.”  Denver, 2018


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Who should attend:
  • Administrators/Executive Directors  
  • MDSC/Rehab Staff
  • DON/Quality Assurance/Reimbursement Directors
  • Business Office/Billing Staff

Continuing Education Credits:
    Administrators: 20 CECs
    Nurses: 20 CECs

2019 Dates/Locations:
First day - Registration from 8 - 8:30am. Session starts at 8:30am.

Tampa, FL: May 14-16
Denver, CO: July 9-11
Las Vegas, NV: September 10-12
Phoenix, AZ: November 5-7

Instructors:

Marty Pachciarz

Marty Pachciarz, RN, Vice President of Clinical Services for Polaris Group for the past 21 years, worked as a DON early in her career, then as a consultant, educator, and author focused on Survey Compliance, Risk Management, Quality Improvement, and MDS/PPS/Medicare Reimbursement. With 47 years of experience in long term care, Marty has worked at the State and Federal level to address quality standards and managed statewide improvement projects.

 
Kristy Brown

Kristy Brown, Senior Financial Health Care Consultant for Polaris Group has over 35 years of experience in the Long Term Care industry. She has worked in the health care finance field at multiple corporate levels as well as owning her own Long Term Care facility.  She held the positions of Director of Operations, Regional Financial Consultant, Nursing Home Administrator, and Assisted Living Director.


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