IRF Boot Camp


October 19, 2021, 10:00 a.m. – 4:10 p.m. ET

This pre-conference Boot Camp focuses on arming IRF leaders with knowledge of best practices on topics such as regulatory requirements, census development, key operating metrics for maximizing reimbursement and outcomes, Medicare reimbursement, medical director and physician relationships, length of stay management and the importance of scoring on the IRF-PAI. Earn 6 extra CE credits this fall for only $145 when you register for the IRF Boot Camp along with the Fall Conference.

Check out the IRF Boot Camp schedule of events below.

Tuesday, October 19, 2021

10:00 - 10:15 a.m. ET

Introduction and Goals

10:15 - 11:00 a.m. ET

IRF Rules and Regulations
Mary Van De Kamp, Chief Clinical Officer, SVP Kindred Health Services

11:00 - 11:45 a.m. ET

 Key Operating Metrics
Tracey Nixon, Nobis Rehabilitation Partners

11:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. ET

 Medical Director and Physician Relationships
 Erin Healer, Vice President of Operations, Hartford Healthcare Rehabilitation Network; Dr. David Monti, Hartford Hospital

12:30 - 1:00 p.m. ET

 Lunch Break

1:00 - 1:45 p.m. ET

 Referral and Census Development
 Daniel Walter, Senior Principal, Walter Consulting

1:45 - 2:30 p.m. ET

 Role of the IRF-PAI Coordinator and GG Scoring
 Nancy Crow, National Patient Assessment Standards Manager, Encompass Health

2:30 - 3:15 p.m. ET

 Length of Stay Management and Team Conference
 Kara Simpson, National Director of Patient Outcomes, Ernest Health

3:15 - 4:00 p.m. ET

 Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement
 Rick Curtis, President and CEO, Center for Improvement in Healthcare Quality (CIHQ)

4:00 - 4:10 p.m. ET

 Conclusion and Wrap Up