(PRWEB) February 20, 2012
This webinar will explore the most critical components in detail to ensure the understanding of the 5 short stay and 12 long stay measures and how they affect facilities internal Quality Improvement Program. The participant will walk away understanding how these new measures will be impacted by proper coding of the MDS 3.0 items, the effect of the CMS 5 Star Reporting system, and ongoing CMS initiatives related to quality of care. Insight on how to use the measures to drive the internal Quality Review system, public perception through the 5 Star rating systems, and how they will begin to effect payment through the Value Based Purchasing/Pay for Performance initiatives in the upcoming years will be presented.
Participants will learn what are Quality Measures? Understand the purpose behind the Quality Measures, how they drive the quality assurance programs, and what the time-line is the for the introduction. This webinar will go in depth about the updated Quality Measures, MDS documentation, Nursing Home Compare, and Value Based Purchasing.
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