Quality Improvement

  • Improving Clinical Outcomes through Competent Gerontological Nurses

    Contains 1 Component(s) Recorded On: 11/08/2018

    Gerontological nursing competency is fundamental to operating successfully within a value based purchasing reimbursement structure. This webinar will discuss how specialized training such as the Gero Nurse Prep course improves nursing competence, improves clinical outcomes and prepares nurses for board certification in gerontological nursing through the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

  • 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!

  • Introducing the AL Cost Calculator

    Contains 1 Component(s) Recorded On: 08/15/2018

    The AL Cost Calculator is a new, online tool available exclusively to members of NCAL. This enhanced resident assessment tool will allow assisted living providers to assess how costs are allocated across residents. Member providers will be able to harness this information to make targeted staffing decisions across their entire organizations. Join us for this live release event to learn more about how the AL Cost Calculator can benefit your organization and for an on-screen demo on how to use this new member tool.

  • How to interpret SNF VBP Performance Score reports

    Contains 3 Component(s)

    Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) just released on August 2nd, 2018, the SNF VBP confidential reports that contains the payment adjustment factor to be applied to all SNF part A claims on October 1st, 2018 through September 2019. This payment adjustment factor may result in a decrease of up to 2% or increase up to 1.65% in your SNF Part A payments. This short video will use actual reports to discuss how to interpret your adjustment factor. it will also go over the SNF RM rates that will result in a payment cut, no cut as well as a payment increase. resources to access the reports are also provided. The presentation is a short video less than 15 minutes and also has a short set of power point slides as additional resource. Having a copy of your actual report, which you can access through the QIES portal in CASPER will be helpful.

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