Recording & handouts via links after registration 
Contact Hours: 1.5

Instructional Level: Intermediate


Shelly Maffia, MSN, MBA, RN, LNHA, QCP, Director of Regulatory Services 
Proactive Medical Review & Consulting, LLC 
(812) 719-0452 mobile
(812) 471-7777 office

Shelly Maffia is a Registered Nurse and Nursing Home Administrator with over 15 years of experience serving in long term care leadership and consulting positions, including positions as Director of Nursing, Administrator, and Corporate Nurse Consultant and Training Positions. She earned the QAPI Certified Professional (QCP) credential from the American Association of Nurse Assessment Coordination (AANAC), which was established to promote the highest standards for QAPI program implementation in the long-term care profession.



Director of Nursing, Assistant Director of Nursing, Nurse Managers, Nursing Home Administrators, Nursing Staff and Leaders, Quality Assurance Director, Medical Records, MDS Staff, Therapy Staff


Recorded November 2018


Understanding PDPM and Developing Your Facility Action Plan 

This 1.25 hour webinar reviews fundamentals of the Patient Driven Payment Model effective October 1, 2019 for SNF Part A reimbursement. Emphasis of this session is on understanding the payment model and the impact on interdisciplinary team operations with strategies for developing a step wise facility action plan to guide a successful transition.

Projected Learning Outcomes/Course Objectives:  

  • Review the components, MDS changes, and key features that will impact payment under the Patient Driven Payment Model (PDPM).
  • Identify key operational, training and systems considerations for preparing to transition to PDPM.
  • Review a framework for developing a facility specific transition action plan.

Course Content:  

Patient Driven Payment Model Fundamentals:

  • PDPM Components:
    • PT, OT
    • ST
    • Nursing
    • Non-therapy Ancillary
    • Non-Case Mix
    • Key MDS Changes

Facility Action Planning:

  • Key Operational Considerations
    • Provider Impact Analysis
    • MDS Coding Accuracy
    • Interdisciplinary Systems
    • Software
    • Therapy Programs & Contracts
  • Risk Assessment & Audit Plan
  • Training Plan

Closing Comments/Q&A

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