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McKnight's Fall Online Expo addresses pressing long-term care issues

McKnight's first Fall Online Expo will feature three separate webcasts, starting at 10:30 a.m. EDT on Tuesday (Sept. 10). A panel of experts will discuss essential long-term care issues, such as Minimum Data Set changes and hospital partnerships. Attendees will be eligible for no-cost continuing education credits.

Changes to MDS 3.0, RUGs the focus of free Sept. 11 Super Tuesday webcast

Changes to MDS 3.0, RUGs the focus of free Sept. 11 Super Tuesday webcast

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The MDS 3.0 now plays central payment role in long-term care. But new rules and regulations are constantly emerging — and the stakes for providers have never been higher. An informative, live, one-hour webcast will help sort things out on Sept. 11. Leading the presentation will be Leah Klusch, RN, BSN, FACHA, executive director of The Alliance Training Center. Participants on the day of the webcast can earn continuing education credit, which also comes at no cost.

Long-term care regulations the focus of McKnight's next Super Tuesday webcast

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Attendees at the next McKnight's Super Tuesday webcast will receive a 2012 regulatory update delivered by well-known expert Leah Klusch, RN, BSN, FACHCA. The executive director of the Alliance Training Center, Klusch will offer the latest insight and advice on numerous regulatory matters on which providers must remain current. The event begins at 1 p.m. (Eastern Time). An outgrowth of the annual McKnight's Online Expo, the webinar will be moderated by Executive Editor John O'Connor. Included will be a discussion of the year's top regulatory developments and how they are likely to affect operators. A live Q&A session will conclude the one-hour event.

Rehab reimbursement and audits the focus of July Super Tuesday webcast

Rehab reimbursement and audits the focus of July Super Tuesday webcast

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Nursing home administrators who can't back up every minute of rehab therapy delivered in their building leave themselves open to auditing, warns an MDS 3.0 expert during the July 10 McKnight's Super Tuesday webcast. Every skilled nursing facility billing minutes to rehab services must be able to verify that he or she has read all of the updates to the RAI Manual, as well as all of the changes that took effect April 1, adds Leah Klusch, RN, BSN, FACHA. That and much more was discussed during the free webcast, which remains available for viewing in an online archive for a year.

MDS 3.0 webcast: The first week with changes ... what do we do now?

MDS 3.0 webcast: The first week with changes ... what do we do now?

Nursing home administrators must be absolutely certain their billing department staff and MDS coordinators are up to speed on the newly implemented PPS rules for therapy. That is one of the central messages that came through at a special McKnight's webcast Oct. 5 that focused on changes to MDS 3.0 and nursing home payment systems. A rebroadcast of the extremely popular hourlong session is attainable in the mcknights.com archive. Interested individuals simply must re-enter the sign-in environment or complete the free registration for the first time.

Technology, legal matters, wound care, capital, MDS 3.0 and quality indicators featured in free online conference with free CEs

More registrants than ever are prepping for the fifth annual McKnight's Online Expo, which kicks off Wednesday and Thursday at a keyboard near you. Participants can earn up to five free continuing education (CE) credits by attending the hour-long sessions, which begin with legal expert John Durso's broadcast on technology concerns at 10 a.m. (Eastern) Wednesday. Free registration for all sessions is ongoing.

Pssssst! Have we got a deal for you!

Pssssst! Have we got a deal for you!

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We might have just been subjected to the biggest dose of chutzpah seen in a long, long while. It smacked of the old image of the leering used-car salesman (sorry, used car sales people) rubbing his thumb and forefinger together to imply he could save YOU money.