MDS 2019 Updates and PDPM Implications - On-Demand

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MDS 2019 Updates and PDPM Implications - On-Demand

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Available ON-DEMAND

Presented on: Wednesday, May 22, 2019 

Presented by: Rosanna L Benbow, RN, CCM, CIC, DNS-CT, RAC-CT

Updates to the MDS will have implications for documentation and reimbursement under PDPM beginning October 1.

Join expert speaker Rosanna L. Benbow, RN, CCM, CIC, DNS-CT, RAC-CT, for this 60-minute webinar and become familiar with the MDS changes to improve your daily clinical processes, ensure accurate documentation, and protect reimbursement.

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

  • Identify six case-mix components of PDPM and explain the driving factors of each component
  • Describe three major changes in MDS item sets and MDS scheduling
  • Determine three changes in reimbursable services effective October 1, 2019
  • Demonstrate facility-specific action items for their team


  • History of the IMPACT Act of 2014
    • Implications for expected changes in coming years
  • RAI Manual changes
    • MDS item sets and scheduling
    • Section GG
  • Payment implications
    • Overview of PDPM
    • Shifting focus from resources given to outcomes achieved
    • Clinical implications
  • Summary of action items
    • Policy changes
    • Quality review of documentation
    • Workflow changes

Who Should Listen?

  • MDS coordinators
  • Directors of nursing
  • Nurses
  • Administrators
  • Interdisciplinary team members

Meet the Speaker

Rosie BenbowRosanna L. Benbow, RN, CCM, CIC, DNS-CT, RAC-CT, offers MDS consultation and a variety of other consulting for postacute care clients. Services for interim MDS and PRN MDS nurses are also available through Leading Transitions. 

Benbow has over 22 years of experience in the long-term care industry, where she began as a certified nursing assistant. She has extensive experience in clinical reimbursement in roles such as director of nursing, MDS coordinator, case-mix auditor, clinical IT specialist, and MDS/reimbursement consultant. While focusing on MDS and case management, Benbow has been highly involved in accountable care organization partnerships, policy development, Interact 3.0 implementation, and QAPI program development.

Benbow is involved in several committees with AANAC and is a Certified InterACT Champion. She was a presenter at the 2014, 2015, and 2018 AANAC Conference(s) speaking on Managed Care. She also does routine presentations for LeadingAge Indiana and Hoosier Owners and Providers for the Elderly.



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 $149 value! 

Participation in the webinar is just $149 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.