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Optimal discharge planning prevents unnecessary readmissions and ensures hospitals comply with the CMS standards and receive reimbursements. This year, 2,573 hospitals forfeited $564 million from higher readmissions.
This program will cover the CMS proposed discharge planning process, which includes changes to the admission assessment, transfer form, discharge evaluation, and discharge instructions. Discharge Planning Worksheet, Project Re-Engineered Discharge (RED), and mandatory changes in the IMPACT Act will also be discussed. Our expert will recommend strategies for preventing readmissions, discuss CMS' Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program, review CMS Blue Boxes on improving patient outcomes, and provide evidence-based tools and initiatives hospital employees can implement to prevent readmissions.
|- CMS memo & standards||- Issued transmittals||- Blue Box or advisory boxes|
|- Discharge planning evaluation||- Implementation & reassessment||- Patient evaluation|
|- Identifying discharge patients||- Rules for patient discharge||- CMS deficiency memo|
|- Transitional planning||- Community care transitions||And more!|
|- Intake form completion||- Inpatient & outpatient policies||- Medication reconciliation|
|- Readmissions within 30 days||- Self-care evaluation||- Patient interview & questions|
|- Inpatient discharge preparation||- Discharge screening process||- Legible discharge instructions|
|- Referrals & transfers||- 2018 changes||- Assessment of ADL|
|- Home medical equipment||- Feedback process||And there's more!|
Your order includes:
Anyone involved with or interested in discharge compliance regulations and standards, including but not limited to: CEOs, CFOs, COOs, CMOs, CNOs, CE Directors, Department Directors, Quality Improvement Staff, Physicians, Nurses (all levels), 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, Discharge Planners, Hospice Staff, Regulatory Affairs Staff, and anyone involved in discharge planning.