PDPM Solutions Package

The shift to PDPM is more than a one-time change. It’s an ongoing transition that has fundamentally altered how care is delivered, managed, and reimbursed within your facility. Whether your facility has already transitioned to PDPM or you will just begin to collect data this October, with AANAC’s Solutions Package, you’ll gain the knowledge and confidence you need for ongoing success under PDPM.

The PDPM Solutions Package includes:

  • PDPM Essentials On-Demand Workshop – If you are new to PDPM, you will quickly build a strong foundation of knowledge with this two-hour On-Demand Workshop.
  • PDPM Spotlight On-Demand Workshop: Interrupted Stay Policy – In this one-hour On-Demand Workshop, you’ll take a deeper dive into interrupted stays and learn how to apply this policy.
  • PDPM Spotlight On-Demand Workshop: Interim Payment Assessment – Following this one-hour On-Demand Workshop, you’ll have a better understanding of the IPA and the conditions that may warrant an IPA.
  • PDPM Game Plan – You’ll find 80+ pages of interactive, downloadable tools, checklists, and information all in one convenient resource with the PDPM Game Plan.

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  • PDPM Essentials On-Demand Workshop

    Contains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits

    On-demand workshop that covers the basics of PDPM

    In this two-hour On-Demand Workshop, you will explore the methodology of the five case-mix adjusted components of the payment model, as well as the PPS assessment schedule and the variable per diem adjustment schedule. You’ll learn how to determine the case-mix group for each component based on resident conditions and characteristics and how to determine if a resident meets the criteria for presumption of coverage. If you are new to PDPM, you will quickly build a strong foundation of knowledge with this course.

    Following this course, you will be able to: 

    • Define the six components of the Patient-Driven Payment Model (PDPM)
    • Explain the PPS assessment schedule
    • Apply the variable per diem adjustment schedule 
    • Describe the Interrupted Stay Policy
    • Delineate administrative presumption of skilled level of care
  • PDPM Spotlight On-Demand Workshop: Interim Payment Assessment

    Contains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits

    On-demand workshop that covers how small clinical changes can have a substantial impact on the daily rate when captured on the interim payment assessment (IPA)

    In this one-hour On-Demand Workshop, you will delve into how small clinical changes can have a substantial impact on the daily rate when captured on the interim payment assessment (IPA). Using your knowledge of the PDPM methodology, you will explore examples of each case-mix adjusted component and determine the effect of the changes. You will obtain the skills to discover when an IPA may be warranted and confidently schedule the IPA to ensure the accuracy of your facility’s Medicare reimbursement.

    Following this On-Demand Workshop, you will be able to: 

    • Define the PPS scheduling requirements
    • Describe the interim payment assessment (IPA)
    • Identify missed opportunities which could warrant an IPA
    • Recognize key areas to monitor to identify what conditions may warrant an IPA
  • PDPM Spotlight On-Demand Workshop: Interrupted Stay Policy

    Contains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits

    On-demand workshop that is a deep-dive into the topic of interrupted stays

    In this one-hour On-Demand Workshop, you will dive deep into interrupted stays. You will start by learning the reasons the Interrupted Stay Policy was introduced and how this policy impacts the PPS and OBRA assessment schedules, variable per diem adjustment schedule, and the UB-04 Medicare claim. Working through several examples, you will learn how to apply the Interrupted Stay Policy in many different situations, as well has how to determine what assessments are required for each situation. You will grow in your confidence of how to use this policy as we debunk the myths and reveal the facts of the Interrupted Stay Policy.

    Following this On-Demand Workshop, you will be able to: 

    • Define the Interrupted Stay Policy
    • Apply the Interrupted Stay Policy in different scenarios
    • Demonstrate how an interrupted stay impacts the Medicare stay 
    • Delineate how an interrupted stay is reflected on the UB-04 Medicare claim
  • AAPACN's PDPM Game Plan

    Contains 2 Component(s)

    Interactive, downloadable tools, checklists, and resources to develop, implement, and monitor your PDPM transition plan and continue to support your PDPM success well after implementation

    AAPACN’s PDPM Game Plan delivers 80+ pages of interactive, downloadable tools, checklists, and resources all in one convenient resource. Developed by AAPACN nursing experts, AAPACN’s PDPM Game Plan allows you to develop, implement, and monitor your PDPM transition plan and continue to support your PDPM success well after implementation.

    Put these tools to work for you today!

    • PDPM Calculation Worksheet
    • MDS Nurse FTE Calculator
    • Interrupted Stay Policy Tracking
    • PDPM Case-Mix Group Conversion to HIPPS Characters Tool
    • Top five mistakes made when assigning ICD-10-CM codes in the SNF
    • PDPM Admission Checklist Tool
    • Tools to help you audit billing and reimbursement
    • Detailed review of the risk of payment penalty for late or missed assessments under PDPM

    See the Table of Contents.