MAC 2022 Annual Conference MCMCFC Sessions

Sunday, September 18, 2022

Hot Topic - Recap of the Changes to the LTC Regulations

Speakers: Vicki Burlew, RN, LNHA, ADN & Panel: Kim Salmi, MA, BSN, LNHA, Donald Haney, BBA, MBA, CMA, Joe Taylor, MHA, MSN, RN, LNHA, FACHE, and Brenda Kretzschmer, ADN, LNHA

Effective October 24, 2022 the federal regulations for nursing homes, Phase 3 goes into effect along with multiple clarifications of existing regulations. Are you ready? This session recaps those changes and discusses best practices to achieve compliance.

Monday, September 19, 2022

10:00 AM  - 12:00 PM | Strategies to Retain Your Leadership

Speakers: Vicki Burlew, RN, LNHA, ADN & Panel: Kim Salmi, MA, BSN, LNHA, Donald Haney, BBA, MBA, CMA, Joe Taylor, MHA, MSN, RN, LNHA, FACHE, and Brenda Kretzschmer, ADN, LNHA

A panel of your peers digs to the Root Cause of why their leadership team stayed with the organization through the pandemic. We use a familiar Root Cause Analysis Tool to figure out what we did RIGHT - and make sure we carry those practices forward. We do not focus on why people leave. Why do they stay? We invite the audience to participate in the analysis. At the end, we discuss how to carry these strategies throughout the organization.

 

1:15 - 3:15 PM | Legal Updates

Speaker: Jeff Segal, JD

Jeff will be covering several topics including access to electronic medical records under the CURES Act and changes to federal Conditions of Participation related to Arbitration Agreements and Resident Rights.

Tuesday, September 20, 2022

9:00 - 10:00 AM | Maximizing the Value of Your Therapy Program

Speakers: Brian McDonald, PT, DPT, Doctorate of Physical Therapy and Sheryl Still Marler, OTR/L, Occupational Therapist

Whether your therapy program is in-house or uses contract therapy services, this session will help you to ensure you are getting the full value from your therapy program. In discussing the various therapy models we will discuss optimizing your therapy program clinically, financially, and regulatorily.

 

10:15 AM - 12:00 PM | Cybersecurity Best Practices to Protect Your Organization

Speakers: Matt Lancaster and Carl Schneider, Cisco Certified Sales Engineer / SonicWall Network Security Professional / Certified Project Manager

The demand for cybersecurity is at an all-time high. Hackers are becoming more sophisticated. While there have been targeted attacks on large government infrastructure in the news, the truth is, attackers are casting nets. They don't care how big the fish are, they just want to catch fish. This session will cover cybersecurity best practices in layman's terms. It will include a brief history, today's threats, and how to combat these threats now and into the future.

 

1:00 - 3:00 PM | Protect Your Revenue; Decrease Losses Through A/R & Billing Operations

Speaker: Cynthia Dunne

Hidden financial losses are plentiful these days and go easily undetected in Skilled Nursing Facilities. Payer takebacks, payer errors, billing errors, misunderstanding of managed care contract details, payment posting issues, consolidated billing, level of care issues, Medicare Beneficiary Notices and other items put facilities at risk for loss of revenue. Executives will gain valuable information to help avoid revenue streams from getting choked.