Medicare Fundamentals Part 3: Benefit Period On-Demand Workshop

Medicare Part A coverage in the SNF is not unlimited. Beneficiaries are allowed a limited number of days of coverage under the extended care benefit. Following Medicare Fundamentals Part 3: Benefit Period, you will understand the number of days available in a benefit period, what starts a benefit period, and what ends a benefit period. This session also includes several examples and popular myths and facts surrounding the benefit period.

Jennifer LaBay RN, RAC-MT, RAC-MTA, CRC

Curriculum Development Specialist

AAPACN

Jennifer LaBay, RN, RAC-MT, RAC-MTA, CRC, is a curriculum development specialist with AAPACN. She has been involved in the RAI process since 1997 and has been in the long-term care industry since 1991 serving in a variety of capacities including laundry aid, certified nursing assistant, charge nurse, nurse assessment coordinator, regional corporate clinical reimbursement specialist, and independent clinical reimbursement consultant. Jennifer has been a Master Teacher for AAPACN’s RAC-CT program since July 2011 and AAPACN's RAC-CTA advanced certification since 2019. She has been a Certified Risk Coder (CRC) through the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) since 2020. Jennifer has considerable expertise in the MDS 3.0 and RAI process, the prospective payment system (PPS), and ICD-10 coding including the clinical and financial aspects. She has a knack for making her seminars an enjoyable learning experience and readily makes herself available to all attendees of her programs for any follow-up questions that may arise long after the seminar is complete.

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