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MDS RAC-CTA: An Advanced Certification Workshop
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For the RAC-CT professionals looking to take their experience to a higher level, LeadingAge Michigan, a training partner with AANAC, introduces the Resident Assessment Coordinator-Certified Advanced (RAC-CTA) education program and certification.

6/11/2019 to 6/13/2019
When: June 11-13, 2019
From 8:00 AM until 5:00 PM
Where: Courtyard Marriott
2710 Lake Lansing Road
Lansing, Michigan  48912
United States
Contact: Blake Weller
517-323-3687


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Now Available ... MDS RAC-CTA Advanced Certification!

For the RAC-CT professionals looking to take their experience to a higher level, LeadingAge Michigan, a training partner with AANAC, introduces the Resident Assessment Coordinator-Certified Advanced (RAC-CTA) education program and certification. The RAC-CTA workshop provides advanced principles of clinical reimbursement, Medicare program compliance and integrity, RAI/MDS program integrity, leadership ethical practice, managing medical review, accurate ICD-10 diagnosis coding, advanced strategies for payment oversight and improving a facility's quality measurement in all CMS quality programs.

Is RAC-CTA right for you?
Whether you are a professional in any aspect of MDS and Medicare compliance and oversight or a clinical reimbursement specialist in a regional, state or national consultant position, this program will help you excel as a reimbursement leader. You must hold a current RAC-CT to quality to take the RAC-CTA exam.

Criteria to maintain RAC-CTA certification: These are separate certifications and as such, they each have their own Body of Knowledge. RAC-CT must be maintained as well as RAC-CTA. Learn more about the RAC-CTA Certification by downloading the Candidate Handbook.

COURSE CONTENT
The 10-course program is a three-day workshop. Each of the 10-courses has as associated exam. The three-day workshop will provide 22.5 CEs.

Courses highlights:

  • Managing the Patient-Driven Payment Model in a Skilled Nursing Facility for the Advanced Medicare Specialist
  • Original Part A Program Requirements in a Skilled Nursing Facility for the Advanced Medicare Specialist
  • Documentation Requirements in a Skilled Nursing Facility for the Advanced Medicare Specialist
  • ICD-10-CM Coding in a Skilled Nursing Facility for the Advanced Medicare Specialist
  • Beneficiary Notices in a Skilled Nursing Facility for the Advanced Medicare Specialist
  • Consolidated Billing in a Skilled Nursing Facility for the Advanced Medicare Specialist
  • Medicare Part B Therapy in a Skilled Nursing Facility for the Advanced Medicare Specialist
  • Medical Reviews and oversight in a Skilled Nursing Facility for the Advanced Medicare Specialist
  • Federal Quality Initiatives in a Skilled Nursing Facility for the Advanced Medicare Specialist
  • Leadership and Management of Clinical Reimbursement in a Skilled Nursing Facility for the Advanced Medicare Specialist

This course includes the most current information on PDPM and ICD-10 changes coming Oct. 1. You'll still receive the Oct. 2019 updates when available.

The online RAC-CTA exams will be completed after receiving live instruction from our Master Teacher.

Don't wait...register today to earn your RAC-CTA. 

MASTER TEACHER


Amy Franklin, RN, RAC-MT, DNS-MT, QCP-MT

Amy Franklin is a curriculum development specialist for AANAC’s sister organization, AADNS. In her more than 20 years of healthcare service experience, she has served as corporate compliance officer, clinical consultant (multi-state), survey crisis manager, director of nursing, infection control officer, ICD-10 CM/PCS trainer (AHIMA), and MDS coordinator. She has spoken as a subject matter expert on clinical and reimbursement issues at regional and national levels. Amy is certified as an AANAC and AADNS Master Teacher in all their certification programs (RAC-CT, Medicare University, DNS-CT, and QCP-CT). Her expertise and practice include extensive knowledge of state and federal regulations, quality assurance, and all governmental payers’ reimbursement systems. She is currently devoted to developing and implementing practical, sustainable solutions for clinical and reimbursement systems that will promote high-quality, efficient care.

TARGET AUDIENCE

This program is intended for Administrators, DONs, Regional Reimbursement Corporate Consultants/Managers, Nurse Assessment Coordinators, Nurse MDS Coordinators, LPNs, other nurse managers involved in the MDS and billing staff.

AGENDA (For all 3 days)

7:30 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.:
Registration
8:00 a.m.:
Workshop Begins
10:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.:
Break
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.:
Lunch
3:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.:
Break
5:00 p.m.:
Workshop Concludes


REGISTRATION

AANAC Member
Information about AANAC Membership is provided below.
*Membership can be purchased with registration fee for an additional $124

$575
AANAC Non-Member
$775


- Handouts will be provided to attendees electronically for this workshop. Students can download the materials to her/his device of choice to bring to the workshop. Students also have the option to download and print the materials. Access information will be sent via email to each student prior to the beginning of the workshop.

- Lunch is provided.

Space is limited, so you are encouraged to register early.

HOTEL
Courtyard Marriott
2710 Lake Lansing Road
Lansing, MI  48912
Special Group Rate: $114 per night plus applicable taxes
Reservations can be made by clicking here


CONTINUING EDUCATION

The American Association of Post-Acute Care Nursing (AAPACN)* is accredited by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

AAPACN* works in conjunction with the National Association of Long-Term Care Administrator Boards (NAB) to provide nursing home administrators with continuing education credit for any AANAC workshop attended.

The MDS RAC-CTA will offer approved nurse CEs.

*AAPACN d/b/a American Association of Nurse Assessment Coordination (AANAC)

COMPLETION REQUIREMENTS

CEs for the three-day workshop are based upon actual classroom attendance for the duration of the scheduled educational activity verified through sign-in sheets. If a student must leave before the activity is schedule to end or is late arriving, he/she will not receive full CE credit. Partial credit may be awarded. Each attendee, based on sign-in sheets/attendance, will receive the CE certificate upon completion of the education activity.

AANAC MEMBERSHIP

To take advantage of the AANAC Member rate, registrants must provide a legitimate AANAC Membership number while registering. Registration forms that do not include the registrant's AANAC membership number will be charged the non-member rate for this course. To become an AANAC Member ($124/year) and take advantage of the discounted registration rate, please sign up on-line at www.AANAC.org. After you have become a member with AANAC, you will then need to return to www.LeadingAgeMI.org to register to attend the course. If you have questions about your AANAC membership, please call AANAC directly at (800) 768-1880. You do not have to be an AANAC Member to complete the program.

PLANNING NOTES

All pre-registered attendees will receive an electronic confirmation to the email address provided during registration one week before the workshop. Participants with questions, special dietary or accessibility needs, please contact LeadingAge Michigan at (517) 323-3687.

CANCELLATION POLICY

Click Here to view the LeadingAge Michigan Cancellation Policy.

We encourage you to read the cancellation policy.

DISCLOSURES

The planners and instructor agree to ensure the content for this educational activity is evidence-based or based on the best-available evidence, and is presented free from bias. There is no conflict of interest and the content does not promote the products or services of any individual presenter or organization. The Medicare University Workshops do not provide or offer certification.

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