2017 Rehab Administrators Workshop Agenda

Rehabilitation Administrators Workshop:
How to Manage a Successful Rehabilitation Unit 

Hamilton Crowne Plaza, 1001 14th Street N.W., Washington, DC 
March 22, 2017


7:30 a.m.   Registration and Breakfast

8:00 a.m.   Welcome and Introductions – Carolyn C. Zollar, JD, Executive Vice President for Government Relations and Policy Development, AMRPA

8:15 – 9:00 a.m.   Rehabilitation 101: Nuts and Bolts of the Medicare Classification Criteria and Special Requirements for Units – Carolyn C. Zollar, JD 

9:00 – 9:45 a.m.   Rehabilitation 101: Nuts and Bolts of Medicare Coverage Criteria – Carolyn C. Zollar, JD

9:45 - 10:00 a.m.   Break

10:00 - 10:45 a.m.   Rehabilitation 101: So You Want to be Paid? The IRF PPS Mechanics; Thoughts for Units  – Carolyn C. Zollar, JD

10:45 – 11:45 a.m.   Quality Measures for IRFs and Unique Dynamics for Rehabilitation Units – Suzanne Kauserud, FACHE, MBA, PT, Vice President, Administrator, Carolinas Health Care System 

11:45 p.m. - 12:30 p.m.   Hot Topics Luncheon: Current Audits Impacting the Industry‚Äč 
                                            Tracey Nixon, MS, CHC, CEO, ROC Advisors 
                                            Jane Snecinski, MBA, FACHE, President, Post Acute Advisors 

12:30 p.m. -1:00 p.m.   Questions, Answers, General Discussion

1:00 - 2:00 p.m.   You Were Paid and Someone Wants the Money Back! Anticipating and Surviving Audits, Denials and Appeals – Tracey Nixon, MS, CHC, CEO, ROC Advisors

2:00 - 3:00 p.m.   Lessons Learned for Successfully Managing a Comprehensive Rehabilitation Unit:
Daily Operational Surprises; Surviving as a Unit in a Larger System and the Challenge of Continued Competing Pressures
– Anne Marie McDonough, BSN, MPH, FACHE, Senior Director of Rehabilitation Medicine, Staten Island Hospital Rehabilitation Unit 

3:00 p.m.   General Discussion and Adjourn

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