Medical Directors' Symposium

As of  January 8, 2020
Session titles subject to change.

Sunday, March 22, 2020

11:00 AM

  Registration Opens

11:30 AM

  Buffet Lunch Opens

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

  Practices to Lower your Acute Discharge Rate
  Karl Sandin, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor of Surgery, Creighton School of Medicine


1:00 PM - 1:45 PM

  Transitions of Care; Keeping 30 Day Readmission Rate Low
  Adam Carter, MD, National Medical Director, Inpatient Rehabilitation Facilities, Ernest Health

1:45 PM - 2:00 PM


2:00 PM - 2:45 PM 

  Coding and Billing in IRFs

2:45 PM - 3:30 PM

  HHS Quality Summit Recap/Looking Ahead to Quality Issues in Medical Rehabilitation in 2020
  Sally Brooks, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Kindred

3:30 PM - 3:15 PM

  Advocacy in Medical Rehabilitation: Our Message and Asks to Legislators 

4:15 PM - 4:30 PM


4:30 PM - 5:15 PM

  The Role of the Medical Director Beyond the Walls of the Inpatient Rehabilitation Hospital/Unit

5:15 PM - 6:00 PM

  Compliance and Regulatory Issues
  Tracey Nixon, MS, CHC, Chief Compliance Officer, Nobis Rehabilitation Partners

6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

   Spring Conference Opening Reception

   Drinks and appetizers will be available for all conference attendees. Leadership Forum registrants are more than  welcome!