Webinar: Waiver Woes and What’s Next

26oct11:00 am12:30 pmWebinar: Waiver Woes and What’s Next

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Is your facility utilizing the 1135 waiver correctly? Are you prepared for potential changes to reimbursement this fall? Attendees will learn about Section 1135 of the Social Security Act, appropriate application of the waiver, and the documentation needed to support the waiver. We will discuss ICD-10 and MDS coding concerns surrounding Covid-19. The presentation will also cover reimbursement changes coming Oct 1st, including changes to the PDPM Mapping tool, delays in new SNF QRP quality Measures, and potential Medicaid changes.  

  1. Define Section 1135 and learn how to apply the waiver correctly and provide supporting documentation
  2. Discuss Covid-19 coding and reimbursement concerns
  3. Learn about MDS and other reimbursement changes effective Oct 1st 
  4. Discuss changes to the QRP and VBP due to covid-19
Target Audience

Administrators, Directors on Nursing, MDS Coordinators, anyone that deals with reimbursement 


Melanie Tribe-Scott, RN, RAC-MT, RAC-MTA QCP, Director of Clinical Reimbursement Education at MDS Consultants 

Melanie has over 25 years of experience in long-term care and has held a variety of positions. She currently holds the position of Director of Clinical Reimbursement Education with MDS Consultants. She is now a Master teacher for both the RAC-CT and Advanced courses and is a Certified QAPI Professional. Melanie has consulted for several long-term care facilities and has excellent results with improving RAI systems. She has provided educational programs on topics such as PDPM, nursing documentation, MDS coding, and Quality Measures. She is regarded as an inspiring team leader with exceptional analytical and communication abilities. Melanie is passionate about person-centered care and resident advocacy. 


Registration for this webinar is per connection needed at a facility. This allows multiple staff members to participate in the education using one connection. Prior registration is required to ensure connection information and applicable materials are distributed prior to the webinar. The registration for this webinar is free per SDAHO Member facility /$49 per non-member facility. (CEU’s: LNHA)


(Monday) 11:00 am - 12:30 pm CST