Patient Driven Payment Model (PDPM): An Opportunity for PALTC Clinician

Date: April 18, 2019

Time: 06:00PM - 07:30PM

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This session will discuss the details of the upcoming Patient Driven Payment Model (PDPM) that will take effect on October 1, 2019 and impact the way skilled nursing facilities are reimbursed for the first time in 20 years. In addition to focusing on the regulatory details of the new model, this webinar will provide guidance to PALTC clinicians on how they can become an integral resource to their facilities. It will cover tools clinicians can use to prepare themselves for this important transition.

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe how the PDPM Model differs from Resource Utilization Group System (RUGS)
  • Identify the importance of accurate physician/NP/PA engagement in new Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) PDPM payment system
  • Identify tools to help with the transition to the new payment model

        Speaker(s):

        • Alex Bardakh, MPP, Director of Public Policy and Advocacy, AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care
        • Steven Buslovich, MD, Geriatrician, TeamHealth
        • Rajeev Kumar, MD, FACP, CMD, Chief Medical Officer, Symbria
        • Walter Lin, MD, MBA, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Generation Clinical Partners

        Credit Information:

        1.50- CMD Management
        1.50- MOC
        1.50- CME

        Disclosure Information:

        Speakers are required to provide verbal disclosure prior to each talk. If the learner perceives any bias toward a commercial product or service, please report this to the Society’s staff. According to the Society and ACCME policy, all those in a position to control content are required to disclose any relevant financial relationships.

        The following AMDA Education Committee members have financial relationships to report: John Loome – Genesis HealthCare: Full-Time Employee; Diane Sanders-Cepeda, DO, CMD – UHG-Optum: Full-Time Employee; all others have no financial relationships to disclose.

        Online Education Subcommittees have no financial relationships to disclose.

        The speakers have no financial relationships to disclose.

        AMDA staff have no financial relationships to disclose.