Potential Effects of the SNF PPS Final Rule

Date: August 24, 2011
CPE Credit: Not eligible
Presenter:  Lori Brunholtz

Lori Brunholtz

Managing Director


Health Care

Two Warren Place
6120 S. Yale Avenue, Suite 1400
Tulsa, OK 74136-4223


On July 29, 2011, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released the final rule for Skilled Nursing Facility Prospective Payment Systems (SNF PPS). During this complimentary webinar, you will learn about the changes in the final rule that require your attention.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Understand changes being made to the SNF RUG-IV payment system
  • Evaluate the impact on revenues & expenses
  • Understand the new required PPS assessments
  • Review modifications related to group therapy
  • Learn the new time frames for setting assessment reference dates (ARDs)
  • Consider strategies to prepare for the changes & mitigate losses


CPE Information

SNF administrators, CEOs, CFOs, nurse assessment coordinators, Medicare coordinators, SNF clinical staff

Program Level:  Update
Delivery Method:  Group Internet-Based
Advanced Preparation:  None
Prerequisites:  None
Refund Policy:  There is no cost for this webinar; therefore, there is no refund policy.

Contact Information
If you have concerns or would like information regarding program cancellation policies or CPE credit, please contact us at training@bkd.com, at 800.472.2745 or visit BKD’s FAQs.

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