PDPM: Practical Tools and Strategic Insights

March 12, 2020 11 am Pacific / 12 pm Mountain / 1 pm Central / 2 pm Eastern 60 Minutes

The new Patient-Driven Payment Model (PDPM) is the first major update to the Medicare skilled nursing PPS in two decades. In this discussion, industry leaders will share practical tools for providers and strategic insights to the latest trends since the implementation of PDPM.


  • Identify current trends under PDPM and learn to pivot based on these findings to mitigate risk and improve margins
  • Understand the impact of PDPM on clinical data, billing, finance & reimbursement, management and leadership
  • Gain insight into operational tools to identify best practices in multiple facets of PDPM


John C. Harned, CPA, LNHA, BKD, LLPBKD CPAs & Advisors

Presented by:
John C. Harned, CPA, LNHA
Director, BKD, LLP

A member of BKD National Health Care Group, John has 28 years of experience in the senior living industry. His expertise encompasses reimbursement, operational excellence, strategic planning and many aspects of senior living finance. John is the coordinator of BKD’s life plan communities (CCRCs) team and focuses on delivering strategic solutions to senior living providers. John is a national speaker presenting on a wide variety of topics, including strategic planning, Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement, financial budgeting, leadership, social accountability, national and state policies and trends in senior living.