PDGM: Clinical Operations Boot Camp
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When: Thursday, May 23, 2019
9:00am- 4:00pm
Where: Connecticut Hospital Association
110 Barnes Road
Wallingford, Connecticut  06492
United States
Contact: Doreen Napoli

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Home Health Care Clinical Managers/Supervisors of Clinical Services, Quality Management staff and Clinical Educators will play a key role in the successful implementation of the new Medicare payment model, the Patient Driven Groupings Model (PDGM).  In this interactive session, attendees will learn the four key elements of the PDGM scoring system: admission source and timing, clinical groupings, functional levels and co-morbidities.  Attendees will leave with specific techniques for obtaining accurate information to support coding, scoring and billing, all while using the least resources to produce the best outcomes.  Areas covered include: optimizing complex care, episode utilization and case management, interdisciplinary teamwork, care coordination and collaboration.  The session will also describe key PDGM measures and monitoring techniques to optimize efficiency, achieve success and prevent pitfalls.

Program Objectives:

  • Describe key elements of Medicare's PDGM payment model
  • Explain the impact of the new regulations on clinical operations and clinical managers
  • Identify key clinical operations changes that will be required for PDGM success
  • Create an initial action plan for successful PDGM implementation