RAC-CTA Certification Virtual Workshop 3/15/2022 Hansen Hunter

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The Resident Assessment Coordinator-Certified Advanced (RAC-CTA®) program is an advanced certification for clinical reimbursement leaders. This 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. Whether you are a clinical reimbursement specialist in a regional, state, or national consultant, or are a professional in any aspect of MDS and Medicare compliance and oversight, this program will help you excel as a reimbursement leader.

Your registration includes three days of online instruction from a Master Teacher covering the ten courses of the RAC-CTA program, access to the online materials used during the workshop, and access to the ten certification exams required to earn the credential.

This workshop will be hosted online, through a virtual platform.

This workshop will take place over the days listed below. All times are listed in Mountain Standard Time (MST). If you are unsure what time this workshop will begin where you are, please use this link as a quick reference: www.worldtimebuddy.com


  • Days: March 15-17
  • Time: 8 am - 5 pm (MST), daily

Access additional program and workshop information (including CEs and cancellation policy) here.

Hosted by: Hansen Hunter & Co


Carol Maher, RN-BC, RAC-CT, RAC-MT, CPC

Director of Education

Hansen Hunter & Co. P.C.

Carol Maher is a board certified gerontological registered nurse with over 30 years long-term care experience who has worked in long-term care in many roles. She worked as the MDS coordinator in a 300-bed skilled nursing facility in Pennsylvania for eight years before moving to CA to become the MDS coordinator/director for a 1200-bed skilled nursing facility in San Francisco. She has also worked as the MDS coordinator in a skilled nursing facility that typically had 60-75 residents on Medicare daily, in addition to 160 long-term care residents. Most recently, she was the senior vice president of utilization services and director of reimbursement for large multi-facility organizations.

Carol has worked as one of the Gold Standard Nurses for MDS 3.0, serving on the RAP workgroup to prepare the way for the CAAs for MDS 3.0, and participating on a number of Technical Expert Panels related to MDS, Quality Measures, and care planning. A sought-after speaker, she has given presentations at AANAC, AHCA, and LeadingAge national conferences as well as many state organization presentations. She is also a frequent author of articles related to the RAI process and PPS. Carol served as a member of the AANAC Board of Directors for nine years. She is presently serving on the AANAC Expert Advisory Panel and as an AANAC Master Teacher. Ms. Maher is the director of education for Hansen Hunter & Co., providing MDS and Medicare classes across the country, presenting monthly educational webinars, and completing compliance audits. She is the author of the Long-Term Care MDS Coordinator’s Field Guide (HCPRO 2016).

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