Reach for Success, Learn How to Handle Therapy in a PDGM World

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Reach for Success, Learn How to Handle Therapy in a PDGM World

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Reach for Success, Learn How to Handle Therapy in a PDGM World

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Presented on: Thursday, March 28, 2019 | 1:00–2:00 p.m. Eastern

Presented by: Jennifer Sandel, MPT, HCS-O

The Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM) removes therapy thresholds for payment, but what does that mean for your patients and your business? If you currently generate a large percentage of your Medicare dollars through therapy, how will you need to adjust? In this webinar, you will learn about the new payment model, best practices to prepare, and options for therapy staffing moving forward.

At the conclusion of this program, participants will be able to:

  • Know the role therapy will play in the Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM)
  • Identify therapy utilization best practices and strategies to prepare for PDGM
  • Understand therapy staffing models and what changes can better position your agency under PDGM


  • Review the role therapy will play in the Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM) to eliminate confusion about how therapy factors into case-mix under the new payment model
  • Understand how to achieve quality patient outcomes despite a changing payment model that no longer includes bonus payments for the provision of therapy
  • Detail strategies to protect your agency’s bottom line under PDGM
  • Live Q&A

Who Should Listen?

  • Home health agency quality managers
  • Directors of nursing
  • Administrators
  • Clinicians (RNs/PTs)
  • Physical therapists
  • Compliance officers

Meet the Speaker

Jennie SandelJennie Sandel, MPT, HCS-O, is a home health consultant and co-owner of Home Care Services Solutions in Battle Creek, Michigan. She has a background in physical therapy, working in acute care skilled nursing facility and home health settings. She has served as a field clinician and physical therapy team supervisor. Her company provides outsourcing to home health agencies in ICD-10 coding and reviews, OASIS reviews, clinical chart audits, and on-site consulting for staff development, efficiency, and documentation compliance.



Webinar system requirements and program materials: 
To fully benefit from the webinar experience, please note you will need a computer equipped with the following:

Browser: Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 or later, Firefox, Chrome, or Safari, with JavaScript enabled 
Internet: 56K or faster Internet connection (high-speed connection recommended) 
Streaming: for audio/video streaming, Adobe Flash plug-in or Safari browser on iOS devices 

Prior to the webinar, you will receive an email with detailed system requirements, your login information, presentation slides, and other materials that you can print and distribute to all attendees at your location. 

No problem. The On-Demand version will be available. Use it as a training tool at your convenience—whenever your new or existing staff need a refresher or need to understand a new concept. Play it once or dozens of times. A $249 value! 

Participation in the webinar is just $249 per site. All materials must be retrieved from the Internet. 

Call your customer service representative toll-free 800-650-6787 or email if you have questions.