AMRPA Webinar – REHAB 101 Webinar Series
Program Description This is a three-part webinar series designed to cover the basics of medical rehabilitation. Each session will focus on one of three parts of the REHAB 101 Webinar Series: classification (exclusion) criteria, coverage criteria, and payment. This series is ideal for CEOs, Administrators, Medical Directors and/or Professionals new to Inpatient Rehabilitation and for those looking to refresh their knowledge of the basics. Each session will also review the FY 2017 IRF PPS rule as needed.
December 13, 2016 (11:00 am – 12:00 pm Eastern)
REHAB 101: PAYMENT
This session will cover the Inpatient Rehabilitation Facilities Prospective Payment System (IRF PPS). Participants can expect to gain a greater understanding of the basic components of the IRF PPS, including data collection, patient classification, payment adjustments, and special payment policies. It will also touch on the IRF Quality Reporting Program (IRF QRP).
Because of this session, participants will be able to:
· List the basic components of the IRF PPS
· Explain data collection and its purpose
· Discuss patient case mix group classification
· Describe payment adjustments
· Understand the effect of the FY 2017 Final IRF PPS rule
PRESENTED BY: Carolyn C. Zollar, MA, JD
Carolyn C. Zollar is the Executive Vice President for Governmental Relations and Policy Development for the American Medical Rehabilitation Providers Association. She was formerly the Vice President for Policy and General Counsel for the American Rehabilitation Association, formerly the National Association of Rehabilitation Facilities (NARF). She has been with the Association for over 17 years.
In her over 25 years’ experience in Washington, she has worked for the U.S. Senate and the U.S. House of Representatives, as a consultant for the White House and was in private law practice for seven years. She has worked with rehabilitation hospitals and units, outpatient rehabilitation facilities, other post-acute providers, nonprofit associations and corporations.
She speaks and writes extensively about healthcare, Medicare, rehabilitation, disability, budget issues, and legislative advocacy. She is a member of multiple expert panels on several research projects in rehabilitation and post-acute care.
Educational level: Intermediate
Instructional Method: Lecture with question and answer period
Target audience: Healthcare Executives, Doctors, Nurses and Occupational and Speech-Language- Hearing Therapists
Financial –Carolyn Zollar is the Executive Vice President for Governmental Relation and Policy Development for AMRPA and receives a salary.
Nonfinancial –Carolyn Zollar has no relevant nonfinancial relationships to disclose.
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