1920 Dexter Ave N
Seattle, WA 98109
Topic: “Changing Medicare Criteria for LTACHs, Reducing RTAs, Direct Admits, Lowering LOS, Reducing Costs to STACHs”
Jean Clark RN, BSN, MSN, MBA, Chief Executive Officer, Kindred Hospitals of Seattle- Northgate
Lauren Suarez, Chief Executive Officer, Kindred Hospitals of Seattle -First Hill
Shelley O’Brien, Director of Case Management
Kathryn Anderson, Clinical Liaison
11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Check-In 11:00 ~ Buffet Lunch and Networking 11:20 ~ Program 11:45 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
This Program has been pre-approved by The Commission for Case Manager Certification to provide continuing education credit to CCM® board certified case managers for 1.0 CE contact hour(s).
This Presentation will contain an overview of Kindred Hospital and the changing 2016 Long Term Acute Care (LTAC) criteria. Reducing RTA’s, direct admits, lowering LOS and reducing costs to STACHs will also be discussed. Participants will leave with practical tools shared with Case Managers for patient selection that will assist in managing their patient load. This will be an interactive presentation with audience participation.
1. Acquire a clear understanding of LTAC care
2. Identify a qualifying LTAC patient
3. Understand how to effectively transition patients in the healthcare continuum