Event Calendar

Wednesday, April 12, 2023

CMS Five Star: Methodology & Improvement Strategies (W23041)

Start Date: 4/12/2023 1:00 PM EDT
End Date: 4/12/2023 2:00 PM EDT

Venue Name: Zoom Broadcast

317 State Street
Augusta, ME  United States  04330

Organization Name: Maine Health Care Association

Karen Michaud
Email: kmichaud@mehca.org
Phone: (207) 623-1146

Title / Description:
CMS Five Star: Methodology & Improvement Strategies

The CMS Care Compare website and Five Star Rating continues to be a primary source of information for numerous stakeholders when vetting long-term care providers.  With the numerous updates and changes to the quality measures, it’s critical for facilities to remain focused on what’s new and recognize how they can advance their quality performance.
Learning Objectives:

  1. Understand the data sources and methodology for the three components of the CMS Five Start Quality Rating System.
  2. Recognize effective strategies to improve your CMS Five Star Rating and how to use this data in your AHCA National Quality Award application.
  3. Identify an approach that will assist with improving your Five Star Rating using your process improvement cycle and QAPI.
Amy Lee is the president and CEO of Coretactics™ Healthcare Consulting, Inc. Amy has a Master's in Nursing, a Certification in Nursing Rehabilitation, is a certified OASIS Master Trainer, a QAPI Certified Professional and serves as an AHCA National Quality Award Examiner. She is a pragmatic and innovative national speaker who uses her decades of experience in acute and skilled nursing to bring a holistic approach to healthcare operations. Amy has established numerous best practice approaches in falls reduction, wound care management, antipsychotic reduction, behavioral management, person-centered care planning and reducing re-hospitalizations, just to name a few. Her knowledge of regulatory compliance, operations, CMS Five Star Rating, MDS 3.0, CMS Quality Measures and reimbursement allows her to assist teams with improving resident care as well as strengthening their strategic position in the healthcare market.
A few days prior to the event, registrants will be asked to create a Zoom link. To earn a certificate, you must use your assigned link to join the webinar. In lieu of sign-in sheets, we will rely on ZOOM reports (indicating your join and end time) to confirm attendance. After the webinar adjourns, and attendance is verified, certificates will be issued to all eligible participants.

$49 MHCA Member
$79 Non-Member

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