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Waivers for COVID-19 - Impact on SNF Operations

Wednesday, April 21, 2021 12 pm Pacific / 1 pm Mountain / 2 pm Central / 3 pm Eastern

Does your team understand how Section 1135 waivers affect your facility? Understanding the waivers and how they impact the facility is critical. Join us as special guest speaker, Cynthia Wilkins from Polaris Group, shares what the waivers mean to you and how to bill Medicare during this crisis.

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Discover IntelliLogix™ for Skilled Nursing

Wednesday, March 17, 2021 11 am Pacific / 12 pm Mountain / 1 pm Central / 2 pm Eastern

In this challenging environment, skilled nursing facilities need all the support they can get to compete for referrals and maximize revenue. IntelliLogix™ by SHP can help. More than an MDS scrubber, our data analytics let you quickly identify problem areas that can negatively impact your future public scores, or future audits, allowing you to proactively improve. Join us for a free webinar March 17th to discover how SHP can help your SNF improve readmissions and star ratings, and be fully prepared for surveys.

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Emergency Preparedness Requirements for Long-Term Care

Wednesday, March 17, 2021 12 pm Pacific / 1 pm Mountain / 2 pm Central / 3 pm Eastern

Is your staff aware of the new/revised Emergency Preparedness Requirements that went into effect in 2019? Is COVID-19 part of your risk assessment? Join us for a free webinar where Cynthia Wilkins from Polaris Group, will cover the four main components of the Emergency Program. The webinar will prepare you to implement policies and procedures that are in compliance with 2019 requirements.

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Changes to the LTC Survey Process

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 11 am Pacific / 12 pm Mountain / 1 pm Central / 2 pm Eastern

What are the latest changes to LTC survey and how do they affect your facility? Join us for a free skilled nursing webinar on February 24th, where industry expert Hugh Heaton will review recent changes to the LTC survey process and procedures, and take an in-depth look at new and revised survey forms.

SNF Five Star Rating Changes and Impact

Wednesday, February 17, 2021 12 pm Pacific / 1 pm Mountain / 2 pm Central / 3 pm Eastern

What are the latest 5 star changes for nursing homes due to COVID-19, and how could they impact your star rating? Join us for a free webinar on February 17th, where we review the 5 Star Rating system for SNFs and show you strategies for improving your Star Score.

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Compliance with Facility-Initiated Discharge Requirements

Wednesday, January 13, 2021 11 am Pacific / 12 pm Mountain / 1 pm Central / 2 pm Eastern

Join industry expert Hugh Heaton as he covers an overview of the OIG’s investigative process into facility-initiated discharges—including helpful resources to use in determining the facility’s compliance level with facility-initiated discharges.

Medicare Basics

Wednesday, December 16, 2020 12 pm Pacific / 1 pm Mountain / 2 pm Central / 3 pm Eastern

With turnover of key staff and new hires, understanding Medicare basics is imperative to minimize Part A technical denials. Join us December 16th, for a free webinar where you'll learn how to identify Medicare Part A eligible residents and understand Medicare Part A eligibility criteria.

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Effective PDPM Huddle Tips

Wednesday, November 18, 2020 12 pm Pacific / 1 pm Mountain / 2 pm Central / 3 pm Eastern

The MDS must be accurate, diagnoses must all be identified, GG coding decided upon, all by the end of the ARD for the 5-day MDS. Monitoring for possible Interim Payment Assessments and tracking Interrupted Stays are also required. The IDT must communicate effectively. Join us November 18th, for a free webinar where Cynthia Wilkins from Polaris Group will share best practices for running an effective PDPM meeting.

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AHCA/NCAL 2020 Session: Enhanced Enforcement Penalties for Infection Control Deficiencies

Tuesday, October 27, 2020

On June 1, 2020, CMS released a memo detailing the enhanced enforcement penalties that facilities now face for deficiency citations related to infection control violations. CMS will impose penalties for any deficiency associated with infection control requirements at a scope and severity level of D or above. Our free on-demand webinar will cover the factors that drive the penalty assessment, criteria used, penalties assessed and how the NHSN COVID-19 Weekly Reporting Data is used.

The Limited English Proficiency (LEP) Regulatory Requirements

Monday, August 24, 2020

Facility requirements to provide language assistance services were updated on June 19, 2020 and will become effective August 18, 2020. Join industry expert, Hugh Heaton as he shares the four elements that will determine the facility’s level of compliance, the provision of translation services (oral and written), required notices and staff training requirements. Indispensable support documentation is included.

Enhanced Enforcement Penalties for Infection Control Deficiencies

Monday, July 20, 2020

CMS announced enhanced enforcement penalties that facilities now face for deficiency citations related to infection control violations. CMS will impose penalties for any deficiency associated with infection control requirements at a scope and severity level of D or above. Free webinar covers factors that drive the penalty assessment, criteria used, penalties assessed and how the NHSN COVID-19 Weekly Reporting Data is used.

Revisiting the Independent IDR Process

Wednesday, July 1, 2020

With the advent of the new Enhanced Enforcement for Infection Control Deficiencies CMS implemented on June 1, 2020, it is critical that facilities consider the IIDR process to challenge compliance issues. Free webinar reviews the essential steps of the IIDR process, the new enhanced enforcement remedies, and supporting documentation to assist in the IIDR process.

COVID-19 PDPM/MDS Impact

Monday, May 4, 2020

Accurate coding of the MDS remains an essential part of our practice, even in the midst of a worldwide pandemic. Join Jill Peugh, VP Clinical Analytics as she covers the recent guidelines and waivers impacting PDPM and the coding of COVID-19 on the MDS.

SNF Therapy Services During COVID-19

Monday, April 13, 2020

During the COVID-19 pandemic, therapy services are still essential for the care of residents in a SNF. Best practices for provision of all services are being update frequently as the CDC and CMS release guidelines for practice settings and use of PPE. Watch free, on-demand webinar that covers the recent guidelines and precautions that should be considered when providing therapy services in the SNF.

COVID-19 Survey Process for Nursing Homes

Sunday, April 5, 2020

Industry professionals Hugh Heaton—Subject Matter Expert and Greg Seiple—RN and VP of Informatics with over 25 years’ experience in Clinical Services provide an overview of the COVID-19 Focused survey process and expected outcomes.