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Tuesday, March 23, 2021

CMS Five Star & the Pandemic Impact (W21031)

Start Date: 3/23/2021 1:00 PM EDT
End Date: 3/23/2021 3:00 PM EDT

Venue Name: Web-Based Program

ME  United States 

Organization Name: Maine Health Care Association

Karen Michaud, Director of Education
Email: kmichaud@mehca.org
Phone: 207.623.1146

Today more than ever, it is critical for skilled nursing facilities to produce exceptional quality outcomes. The transition to being paid for quality is here and it can have a significant impact on your organizations Medicare payments, marketability, strategic planning and much more. In addition, it is essential for leaders in your care center to understand the impact the COVID-19 pandemic has had on methodology and public reporting of these programs.

This session will review the technical components of the CASPER quality measures, Five Star methodology, and discuss practical approaches to help avoid payment penalties and improve quality outcomes. Participants will also learn how the waivers and flexibilities of the current PHE (public health emergency) have impacted these programs.
Speaker Biography
Sarah Ragone is the Vice President of Reimbursement & Education for Coretactics Healthcare Consulting. She is a dynamic speaker who uses her expertise and passion for teaching to bring education to the forefront. Her 20+ years of experience in long term care allows her to present realistic and practical approaches to sustainable improvements in quality of care and reimbursement. She uses her knowledge in program development and quality improvement to present a holistic and supportive approach to adult learning that elevates interdisciplinary teams to produce positive results.

This program will be hosted online (via Zoom) from 1:00PM to 3:00PM on March 23, 2021. If you are new to Zoom, we recommend that you visit the Help Desk in advance to take advantage of the free tutorials.
How to Register: 
To register, you must (1) complete the Online Registration, and (2) process your payment through PayPal® at the point of registration.  You do not need a PayPal® account to use this service; you can process your payment as a PayPal guest.
Fee:  $49 per person
CEU Credits
You can earn a Certificate for participating in this LIVE webcast. Please refer to Participant Instruction for details. 

Education Policies 
For information about refunds, certificates and more, you may use this link to view/print MHCA's Education Policies

Online Registration

Registration is Closed
Closed: 3/23/2021 3:00 PM

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