Register Now! CMS Claims Data 101: How it is used and What you should track

When: Dec 17, 2020 02:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Topic: Data Speaks! CMS Claims Data 101: How it is used and What you should track

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NOTE: NAB Credit is available for this session.

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Identified Gap(s):

  • Session will overview how CMS has used data to inform regulatory reform in the past, how they may use data in the future, and what attendees can do immediately to begin tracking and trending within their own communities. 

Description of current state:

  • Currently providers, beneficiaries and care teams have limited access to CMS data aside from what is analyzed internally within their communities and publicly reported on CMS.GOV and Nursing Home Compare.

Description of desired/achievable state:

  • Attendees will achieve an increased understanding of national and regional based trends allowing for improved decision-making capabilities internally and for strategic partnerships with acute care hospitals and providers in their communities.

Learner Objectives:

Following Completion of this session attendees will demonstrate the ability to:

  1. Explain current metrics used by CMS including Nursing Home Compare; CPT Coding development; PEPPER Reports; IMPACT Act and PCP accountability; Rehospitalization Rates and Bundled Payments

  2. Define data points and purpose of ResDAC

  3. Describe integration of data into the RAI Process including importance of coding accuracy

Speaker Bios

Dr. Kendall Brune has thirty plus years of experience in senior executive capacities in the development, construction and operation of ambulatory, pharmacy, senior housing, and care facilities. He earned a BHS in Healthcare Administration from the University of MO – Columbia, an MBA from William Woods University, a Graduate Certificate in Health Policy from Meharry Medical College and PhD from Kennedy Western University. He owns and operates assisted living and memory care facilities in Missouri, Tennessee and Florida.

Renee Kinder, MS, CCC-SLP, RAC-CT is Executive Vice President of Clinical Services for Broad River Rehab. Additionally, she serves as Gerontology Professional Development Manager for the American Speech Language Hearing Association’s (ASHA) gerontology  special interest group, is the ASHA STAMP for Kentucky,  a member of the University of Kentucky College of Medicine community faculty, and is an alternate advisor to the American Medical Association’s Relative  Value Update Committee (RUC) Health Care Professionals Advisory Committee (HCPAC)

Joel VanEaton, BSN, RN, RAC-CT, RAC-CTA, MT is Executive Vice President of Compliance and Regulatory Affairs for Broad River Rehab serving facilities in TN, KY, NC, SC, OH, MD and RI. Joel began his career in LTC as an MDS coordinator and worked for many years as the Director of Clinical  Reimbursement and RAI for a group of nursing facilities in Tennessee and  Kentucky. Joel has contributed to McKnight’s LTC News and the AANAC LTC  Leader. He currently serves as a board member on the AAPACN Education Foundation. He presents regularly for the Georgia Healthcare Association on all subjects related  to the MDS and clinical reimbursement.