Welcome to AHCA/NCAL Webinars

AHCA/NCAL provides free webinars as a way for our members to gain important industry knowledge in your own facility, office or home by participating in an effective learning opportunity for the long term care professional.  With little time to spare, participating in Webinars allow you to stay up-to-date on the latest in our industry and further your knowledge and professional development in a convenient and time efficient manner.  Webinars will be archived so that they can be accessed by AHCA/NCAL members in the event that they are unable to participate in the live webinar.  Access to the archived webinars is free of charge. 

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  • Medicaid Financing

    Contains 1 Component(s)

    The purpose of this webinar is to map out the basics of how Medicaid is financed, including different opportunities states may pursue and state Medicaid matching pressures. It will include information on the Federal Medical Assistance Percentage (FMAP) and state match rates, provider taxes, intergovernmental transfers (IGTs), upper payment limits (UPLs) as well as supplemental payments.

  • Quality Initiatives

    Contains 1 Component(s) Recorded On: 10/25/2018

    Our quality-focused webinar will discuss quality initiatives in Medicaid. Included will be potential performance measure development in both fee-for-service and managed care environments. This webinar will also include Value-Based Purchasing, and the technical assistance AHCA/NCAL can provide. Learning Objectives: -Learn about key Medicaid VBP rate elements -Understand how state affiliates and AHCA have advocated for VBP programs with state Medicaid agencies -Learn about AHCA VBP support

  • Perception vs. Reality: The Quality Award Program for Assisted Living Providers

    Contains 1 Component(s) Recorded On: 10/19/2018

    On this webinar, we will break down the commonly cited barriers preventing assisted living communities from participating in the program and talk about the many free resources available to help assisted living providers succeed. We will also hear from the two 2018 Gold recipient assisted living organizations about their journey, including how they did it and how it benefited their organization. Join us to learn how the Quality Award program can help you succeed!

  • How Independent Owners Can Utilize LTC Trend Trackerâ„  Data

    Contains 1 Component(s) Recorded On: 10/18/2018

    Learn the potential of LTC Trend Trackerâ„  and how it can help Independent Owners harness the untapped power of the data you collect. This session will provide a brief overview of LTC Trend Trackerâ„  for 10 or fewer skilled nursing facilities and assisted living communities to understand its quality improvement and organizational performance benefits.

  • PDPM 101 - Introduction to the SNF PPS Patient-Driven Payment Model (PDPM)

    Contains 2 Component(s) Recorded On: 10/02/2018

    This presentation provides an introductory overview of the new Medicare Part A Skilled Nursing Facility Prospective Payment System (SNF PPS) payment model that will be implemented on October, 1, 2019 (Fiscal Year 2020). Specifically, the current Resource Utilization Groups, version IV (RUG-IV) per-diem case-mix payment model, which is based on resident characteristics and therapy utilization, will be replaced by a Patient Driven Payment Model (PDPM), which is based solely on resident characteristics. This represents the most significant change in how SNFs are paid since the SNF PPS was first implemented in October 1998. This presentation describes the motivations for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to change the SNF PPS payment model, the basic design of the PDPM payment model, the specific patient assessment payment drivers and their impacts on payment rates, and the AHCA member support activities to help members prepare for PDPM implementation.

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