IHCA/INCAL is excited to partner again with Proactive Medical Review for present the PDPM Master Class Webinar Series. This 12 month webinar series focuses on developing mastery of the skills required to successfully lead clinical reimbursement excellence under PDPM.

  • Recordings of live sessions are included with the full series purchase.
  • Optional Certification is available for individuals completing the entire series and passing the certification exam at the end of the completed series.


Advance PDPM proficiency to lead clinical reimbursement accuracy and compliance


Nursing Home Administrators, RAI  Coordinators/MDS, Directors of Nursing, Nurse  Managers/Staff and Leaders, QA Director, Social Services, Staff Development Coordinator,
Rehabilitation Services, Board Members.


1.25 each session; CEUs for IN licensed Administrators, IN licensed Social Workers, IN licensed Occupational Therapists and Physical Therapists and Nurses





Members: $55 per webinar

Nonmembers: $110 per webinar



Tuesdays, 2:30 p.m. EST

January 7, 2020: Build & Implement Crucial PDPM Policies (e.g. IPA, Interruoted Stay, Therapy Delivery) 

Course Description: 

This introductory session of the PDPM Master Class Series includes an in-depth discussion of the importance of developing and implementing key skilled nursing facility (SNF) policies and procedures to ensure compliance under PDPM. Participants will gain insight into areas where PDPM specific policies and procedures are recommended with a focus on facility processes that promote consistently accurate, patient-driven data collection methods, assessment practices, interdisciplinary team collaboration for coding, and quality oversight mechanisms. This session will provide guidance on suggested areas of SNF policy development with examples of effective process considerations and policy language for PDPM risk areas including the Interim Payment Assessment (IPA), Interrupted Stay rule and Therapy Delivery under PDPM.

Learning Objectives

  1. Understand key areas for policy and procedure development under PDPM to address risk areas related to the payment model
  2. Develop insight into best practices and processes to promote effective assessment and coding practices for PDPM compliance
  3. Gain knowledge into drafting policies and procedures to drive compliance with PDPM

Course Content

30 minutes: Review key areas for PDPM policy and procedure development to address potential risk areas of the payment model

30 minutes: Discuss best practices, facility processes, and key strategies to promote effective and accurate assessment and coding practices for PDPM compliance

10 minutes: Review recommended policy content and language for PDPM risk areas including the Interim Payment Assessment, Interrupted Stay rule and Therapy Delivery under PDPM

5 minutes: Closing Comments/ Q&A

Target Audience:   Administrators, Directors of Nursing, Nursing, QA, MDS, Staff Development, Therapy, Social Services, Board Members


February 4, 2020: Getting the PDPM Initial PPS Assessment Right! Best Practices for Pre-admission, Admission & Day 1-8 Processes

March 3, 2020: Applying Dollar Values to PDPM Characteristics & Avoiding Top Missed Opportunities with Case Studies

April 7, 2020: Effective Meetings for PDPM (UR/Medicare, Clinical, Triple Check)

May 5, 2020: PDPM: Staff Development and Core Competency Essentials

June 2, 2020:  Care Planning for the Complex Resident Under PDPM

July 7, 2020: All In! PDPM Supportive Documentation for Physicians, Nursing, Rehab, Dietary, and Social Services

August 4, 2020: PDPM Quality Assurance and Outcomes Tracking

September 1, 2020: Addressing PDPM Medical Review Risks in the SNF Compliance and Ethics Work Plan

October 6, 2020: PDPM: Advancing Clinical Capabilities and Care Delivery

November 3, 2020: What We’ve Learned: Insights into Successful Providers from the First Year of PDPM

December 1, 2020: Year End PDPM Updates and 2021 Policy Changes

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