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PDPM Essentials for Physicians and Pharmacists

Posted Apr 10, 20202 min Read


PDPM Essentials for Physicians & Pharmacists

IHCA/INCAL is pleased to partner with Proactive Medical Review to present a webinar on PDPM Essentials specifically developed for Physicians and Pharmacists.

This one hour on-demand webinar will review essential information that providers and consulting pharmacists need to know for successful support of skilled nursing facilities (SNF) under the new PDPM model effective October 1, 2019 for SNF Part A reimbursement. Emphasis will be on understanding the new payment model and your role in collaborating with SNFs to achieve success with PDPM.

Learning Objectives

  1.  Review the case mix components, and key clinical criteria that will impact payment under the Patient Driven Payment Model (PDPM).
  2. Understand provider documentation and visit requirements to support skilled services
  3. Review the importance of provider and consultant pharmacists collaboration in managing complex conditions

Who should consider attending?

Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Pharmacy Staff, Director of Nursing, Nursing Home Administrators, MDS, Quality Assurance Director

Course Content

  • Patient Driven Payment Model Fundamentals
  • PDPM Components & Factors impacting Rate Setting
    • PT, OT
    • ST
    • Nursing
    • Non-therapy Ancillary
    • Non-Case Mix
  • PDPM impact on facility daily operations
    • MDS Assessment Changes
    • Admission documentation
    • Interrupted Stay & Variable Per Diem Policies
    • Physician and Pharmacy role in success
    • Documentation and coding support
  • Care Planning complex residents


Shelly Maffia, MSN, MBA, RN, LNHA, QCP, Clinical Consultant
Specialty Areas: PDPM Transition, 5 Star Improvement, Requirements of Participation, ICD.10-CM coding, Quality Assurance & Performance Improvement, Developing Clinical training programs & tools, Developing nursing facility policies/procedures, long term care best practices, survey management

Eleisha Wilkes, RN, RAC-CT
Specialty Areas: PDPM Transition, RAI interpretation and application, MDS accuracy, Emergency Preparedness, Developing clinical training programs and tools, Care Planning

Price:  $149
Coupon code ($20 discount):  inhca20pdpm



About the Author

Katie Niehoff, Director of Education