This course provides the learner with a greater understanding of how the reporting of functional outcomes impact payment and the quality measures of the Skilled Nursing Facility. This course dives deep into the details of not only why we report functional outcomes but how we are supposed to be assessing these areas. The material is primarily designed for evaluating therapists and therapy managers, but therapy assistants who are looking for a greater understanding of outcome measurements will benefit from this topic.
Course created on August 3, 2020
Course Type: Video, Audio
CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.2 Intermediate, Category 3: Professional Issues - Legal & Legislative;Regulatory & Reimbursement Issues; CE Broker/2.0 Home Study, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Professional/Health Care Related (SC), CE Broker #20-709937; IACET/0.2; NBCOT PDUs/2.5 Intermediate, Rehabilitation
- After this course, participants will be able to define the required functional outcome measurement reporting per the IMPACT Act and PDPM.
- After this course, participants will be able to list RAI rules for assessing functional outcomes for Section GG.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe a plan of care supporting the assessment of Section GG function items.
|5-10 Minutes||Skilled Medicare Guidelines|
|10-20 Minutes||Medicare Quality Reporting|
|25-35 Minutes||Scoring Section GG|
|60-70 Minutes||Coding Instructions|
|70-100 Minutes||Coding Tips|
|100-115 Minutes||Creating a Plan of Care Supporting GG|
|115-120 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
Kathleen Dwyer, OTR/L, CHT
Kathleen Dwyer is an Occupational Therapist with over 20 years of experience in the health care industry, which includes professional leadership in the corporate setting. Following her graduation from Eastern Michigan University, she focused on earning her certification in hand therapy and also specialized in aquatic therapy.
Her experience in therapy management began as the Director of Rehabilitation for a vast campus which included a Skilled Nursing Facility, a Long-Term Acute Care Hospital and an Outpatient Therapy Center. Kathleen has also served as the Director of Operations for a chain of 56 skilled nursing facilities. She is certified in Healthcare Compliance and has also earned the RAC-CT, which designates her as an expert in skilled nursing facility prospective payment system and the minimum data set assessment. She is currently working as the Executive Vice President for JMD Healthcare Solutions.
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