- CURRENT 2018 WebinarS OPEN FOR REGISTRATION -
Webinar: Section GG and Collaboration - Strategies for Therapists, Nurses, and MDS Coordinators
Time/Date: Noon - 1:00PM (Central Time) on Thursday, September 20, 2018
Audience: This webinar is designed for Therapists, Nurses/Directors of Nursing, MDS Coordinators, and anyone on the interdisciplinary team who is interested in understanding Section GG.
Webinar Description: This 60-minute webinar will help the attendee understand the coding requirements contained in the upcoming Section GG MDS update effective October 1, 2018. Mark McDavid is a therapist, AANAC Expert Advisory Panel member, and MDS expert with a unique perspective regarding this updated section. He has a proven track record for operationalizing Medicare updates and will help your team understand when Section GG is to be completed, who should be completing it, and strategies on how to capture the information correctly. Your therapists and team members will not want to miss this webinar. Register today as space is limited!
By the end of this webinar you will:
- Learn the new Section GG items.
- Understand how to correctly code the new Section GG items, such as functional abilities, goals, and the updated rating scale.
- Walk away with strategies and ideas for effective collaboration for coding Section GG between Nursing, Therapy, and the MDS Coordinator. Coding Section GG correctly is essential as it will be a factor in determining payment in FY 2020.
Length of webinar: 60 minutes including time for Q and A.
What it includes: The webinar is $119* per phone line. It is not per person, so only one registration is needed if your facility will be on the call together using one line. Prior to the webinar you will receive a copy of the slide deck and any applicable handouts. After the webinar you will receive a link to the webinar recording for use within your facility. If you are unable to attend the live webinar but would like a copy of the materials and a recording link, simply sign up and these items will be emailed to you. (*Monthly clients of Seagrove Rehab Partners will be given a code to access this webinar without payment.)
Speaker: Mark McDavid, OTR, RAC-CT is the owner of Seagrove Rehab Partners, where he works to enhance therapy-related operations and Medicare compliance in a wide variety of settings, including long-term care and rehab agencies. Mark’s knowledge and its application to business strategies has earned national recognition, including appointment to AANAC’s Expert Advisory Panel and past election as a board member-at-large for the National Association of Rehabilitation Providers and Agencies, where he currently chairs the national SNF special interest group.