Issue: October 21, 2013

Published on October 21, 2013

Articles in this issue:

AHCA / NCAL National Quality Award Bronze Workshop

Author: Rick Patterson* Published in AHCA / NCAL News

This workshop will be offered on two dates in the following locations. You only need to attend one of the workshops. The same materials will be presented on each day.

 

Dates:      
Wednesday, November 20, 2013
  Location:  Wingate At Dutchess
  3 Summit Court
  Fishkill, NY  12524
   
  Thursday, November 21, 2013
  Location:  Noble Health Services
  6040 Tarbell Road
  Syracuse, NY  13206
   
Times: 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
   
Workshop Fees:       
$50 per facility for 2 attendees; $15 for each additional attendee.

 

This workshop is a productive hands‐on experience. At the end of the workshop, you'll have your Bronze application written, ready to format, proof and submit.

This workshop is for NYSHFA/NYSCAL members only and has been approved for 6.0 CEU’s for SNF and AL administrators.  For further information see the attached Flyer and Registration Form.

 

NYSHFA Contact:         

 

Rick Patterson
Sr. Director, Business Development
518-462-4800 ext. 19

 

 

 

 

 

NYSHFA / NYSCAL News, October 2013

Author: Rick Patterson and Joanne O'Connor* Published in NYSHFA News

Attached please find the October 2013 issue of NYSHFA / NYSCAL News of Continuing Health Care in New York State. Highlights featured in this issue are:

NYSHFA Contacts:         

 

Rick Patterson
Sr. Director, Business Development
518-462-4800 ext. 19

 

Joanne O'Connor
Communications & Business Development Coordinator
518-462-4800 ext. 23

 

 

 

 

 

Audio Conference Announcement: The Truth About Electronic Medical Records

Author: Scott Jackson CMP* Published in Education

Join us on December 10, 2013 for "The Truth About Electronic Medical Records" audio conference from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm presented by Veronica M. Bencivenga, CPA & Linda Little, RN, BSN, HMM Consulting, a division of Horan Martello, Morrone, P.C.

Program

Want to know the TRUTH about EMR implementations and how to achieve success?  Don’t miss this presentation, which includes a panel discussion from those who have been there, done that!  After this session you will understand the phases of an implementation, critical ingredients necessary to succeed, how to identify project failure and tips on Disaster Recovery Planning to protect your EMR and keep staff working.

Key Topics to be Discussed:
Overview of EMR modules and delivery methods.
Different phases of EMR implementation.
Disaster recovery and business continuity planning.

2.0 CEUs approved for LNHAs and CPAs

Brochure & Online Registration

NYSHFA Contact: Scott Jackson, CMP  (518) 462-4800 ext. 27
Director, Education & Conference Planning

Audio Conference Announcement: Managed Care Provider Agreements

Author: Scott Jackson CMP* Published in Education

Join us on December 13, 2013 for "Managed Care Provider Agreements:  Understanding the Issues" audio conference from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm presented by Ari Markenson, J.D., M.P.H., Partner, Benesch Friedlander Coplan & Arnoff, LLP, White Plains, NY.

Program

Medicaid managed care, accountable care organizations and other integrated or managed models are becoming the norm for health care providers. This audio conference will discuss the common terms, conditions and issues in managed care provider contracts. The speaker will discuss common rights and obligations, important reimbursement and operating terms and significant points to be negotiated.

Learning Objectives:
Understand the basic elements of provider contracts
Effectively manage risk and negotiate important terms
Understand rights and responsibilities in provider contracts

2.0 CEUs approved for LNHAs & CPAs

Brochure & Online Registration

NYSHFA Contact: Scott Jackson, CMP  (518) 462-4800 ext. 27
Director, Education & Conference Planning

Audio Conference Announcement: Survey Trends in NY

Author: Scott Jackson CMP* Published in Education

 

Join us on December 17, 2013 for "Survey Trends in NY - Improving Quality and Preventing Deficiencies" audio conference from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm presented by Linda Elizaitis & Keith Reilly, CMS Compliance Group, Inc., Melville, NY.

Program

The presenters will examine the survey process and explore national and state trends in deficiency citations.  Providers will learn preventative measures based on the presenters extensive hands-on-experience.

The program will:

2.0 CEUs approved by NAB for LNHAs

Brochure and Online Registration

NYSHFA Contact: Scott Jackson, CMP  (518) 462-4800 ext. 27
Director, Education & Conference Planning