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Get Ready Now… The new patient driven payment model (PDPM) begins on October 1st

Under the new PDPM system, reimbursement will rely on 180+ MDS items (vs. therapy minutes & ADLs).  That means quick and highly accurate assessment and diagnosis will be critical to ensuring adequate and accurate payment for high quality care. 
 
We can help!  MHCA is partnering with AHCA to bring the PDPM ACADEMY to Maine on April 17th.  AHCA's PDPM ACADEMY is a 10-month training effort designed to help your entire team get ready for October 1st.  Registering for the PDPM Academy gives you access to:
PDPM 101 (Introductory) webinars,
One-day, in-person training workshop in your State,
Monthly workshop webinars on key topics and emerging PDPM issues, and
“How To” webinars to help you implement additional tools developed by AHCA.
 
The PDPM ACADEMY is open to AHCA~MHCA Member Providers & Corporate Offices only!  Contracted therapy staff who work in your facility may attend as long as they register through your facility.  For more information, you may refer to the Conference Brochure.
 
Please confirm the availability of your staff before you register your team! Once your information has been submitted to AHCA (giving you access to PDPM Academy resources), refunds cannot be issued and substitutions will only be considered on a case-by-case basis.
 
To Register: Complete the Registration Form included in the publication, fax a copy to MHCA at 207.623.4080, and send the original (along with your payment) to MHCA at 317 State Street, Augusta, ME  04330.  [We are not able to accept online registrations for this event.] 
 
Don't miss the opportunity to get the knowledge and support you need for a successful transition to PDPM. 
 
Staff Contact:
Karen Michaud
Director of Education
kmichaud@mehca.org