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CMS Discharge Planning Final Rule: The Impact of the IMPACT

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Learn how Trinity Health is complying with the tough requirements mandated by the CMS Final Rule—Discharge Planning Conditions of Participation—and how your facility can remain in compliance while still providing quality care up to discharge.

Price: $229.00

Product Code: AR012120

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How has your facility determined the best approach to implementing the new rules in the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Discharge Planning Conditions of Participation (COP), and will it be painful? Is this going to be the key to unlock utilizing quality facilities and agencies in your service area? Patients deserve better education and earlier plans, but requiring ALL of the data to be provided to the patient may very well backfire. Moreover, there is the possibility that it could increase length of stay (LOS) and cause confusion with patients.

During this timely and essential webcast, Mary Beth Pace discusses Trinity Health's approach to the rule and the process of Informed Choice. Learn how, even though her health system already had processes in place such as the 'quality indicators' for high performing skilled nursing facilities, the rule has caused Trinity Health to pause and re-evaluate. Join the webcast to get a "boots on the ground" look at how one of America's largest health systems has implemented the new rules in CMS Discharge Planning COP.

Why This is Relevant:

The final rule is about hospitals transitioning patients to places other than "home." There is plenty of risk involved in not complying. Ignoring this rule is not an option. Compliance is mandatory.

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn the definition of the changes in the CMS rule
  • Understand the new parts of the rule that require implementation
  • Learn how to properly identify a gap analysis
  • Determine how to answer the new rule for your facility
  • Discover the best process for implementing the changes

Who Should Attend:

Case managers, physician advisors, social workers, physicians, regulatory and compliance leaders.

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