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This year, 2,597 hospitals are expected to forfeit $528 million in penalties from high readmission numbers. Optimal discharge planning can prevent unnecessary readmissions and financial penalization.
This program will cover the current and proposed changes to the discharge planning standards. Attendees will learn what changes have been made to discharge standards based on the IMPACT Act and the proposed changes to discharge planning in the admission assessment, discharge instruction, discharge planning evaluation, transfer form, and more.
Join us and learn what your hospital needs to do to be in compliance with the discharge planning standards!
|- Changes for 2017||- CMS deficiency memo||- Discharge reassessment|
|- Inpatient vs. outpatient||- Transitional planning||- Developing collaborative partnerships|
|- Discharge plan||- Self-care evaluation||- Interview questions for MDs|
|- IMPACT Act||- Referrals & transfers||- Blue box advisories|
|- Medical reconciliation||- Policies & procedures||- Evaluation requirements|
|- Criteria & screening||- Assessment of ADL||- Ability to pay out of pocket|
|- 48-hour rule||- Patient transfers||- 4 factors in discharge planning|
|- Timely evaluation||- Crosswalk to old tags||- Preventable readmissions|
|- Freedom of choice||- Screening vs. evaluation||And that's not all!|
Anyone involved with or interested in compliance regulations and standards, including but not limited to: CEOs, CFOs, COOs, CMOs, CNOs, CE Directors, Quality Improvement Staff, Physicians, Nurses (all levels), OR Nurse Directors, ICU Nurse Directors, CCU Nurse Directors, Board Members, Clinic Managers, Outpatient Directors, Lab Directors, Compliance Officers, CMS Liaisons, TJC Liaisons, Registration Staff, Safety Officers and Staff, Pharmacy Staff, Ethics Committee Members, Consumer Advocates, Risk Managers, Legal Counsel, Behavioral Health Staff, Psychiatry Staff, Social Workers, Discharge Planners, Case Managers, Hospice Staff and Regulatory Affairs Staff.
This CE activity is valid until June 1, 2018, for both the live event and recorded (MP4) version.