RAC-CTA Course - Managing the PDPM for the Advanced Medicare Specialist


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Upon completion of the Managing the Patient-Driven Payment Model in a Skilled Nursing Facility for the Advanced Medicare Specialist course, the participant will be able to:

  • Describe the methodology and philosophy of the SNF PPS and the general framework of the PDPM
  • Understand the six components of PDPM
  • Calculate the daily per diem under PDPM
  • Explain the changes to the PPS assessment schedule
  • Delineate administrative presumption of skilled level of care
  • Identify the connection between the MDS and PDPM
  • Recognize the ongoing monitoring and oversight of therapy provisions by CMS
  • Prepare for the transition to PDPM

Note: There are two exam attempts per course.

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The course was written by Jessie McGill, RN, RAC-MT, RAC-MTA

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