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Date(s) - 01/10/2019
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm


This two-part webinar series is designed to prepare the SNF interdisciplinary team for PDPM. Your registration includes both webinars (January 10th and 24th).

The first webinar is January 10, 2019, 1:00-2:30 CT. It is a clinical introduction to PDPM and will cover the MDS and ICD-10 items that make up a PDPM daily rate, the interrupted stay policy, the interim payment assessment and the variable per diem adjustment schedule. In subsequent webinars we will take a deeper dive into detailed ICD-10 coding instructions for each component of the PDPM rate. The first webinar will cover:

• Review the six components of the Patient Driven Payment System.
• Describe the variable per diem adjustment schedule.
• Review the PPS MDS schedule.
• Explain Use of the Interim Payment Assessment.
• Define how a function score is calculated.
• Review the “interrupted stay policy.”

Who Should Attend: SNF interdisciplinary team members involved in managing a Medicare A census; corporate consultants and business office team members who’d like to understand the new payment system.

The second webinar in the series is January 24, 2019, 1:00-2:30 CT. It is designed to prepare the SNF interdisciplinary team for PDPM. This introduction to ICD-10 coding will prepare the learner for subsequent webinars that focus on specific ICD-10 coding for PDPM components. The second webinar will:

• Clarify the importance of the ICD-10-CM Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting FY2019.
• Summarize general rules for use of coding conventions in Section I.A. of the general coding guidelines.
• Correctly use the General Coding Guidelines in Section I.B. of the general coding guidelines to assign a    code based on physician/non-physician practitioner diagnosis.

Who Should Attend: MDS coordinators, therapy personnel, facility ICD-10 coders and all involved in assignment of ICD-10 codes in the SNF.

Continuing Education Credit

Please note: You must attend the entire session to receive CEUs or a certificate of attendance.

  • Iowa Board of Nursing Provider #67 – 1.5 contact hours for each webinar. Providership regulations do not allow for partial credit to be given for any portion of this program. Retain certificate for four years. Nebraska DHHS Licensing allows courses or offerings that have been approved by other State Boards of Nursing and/or national nursing organizations except for those listed in 172 NAC 101-004.04.
  • Nursing Home Administrators – This session is intended to meet the criteria established by Nebraska DHHS Regulation and Licensure, Board of Nursing Home Administrators for 1.5 credit hours.
  • For other long term support and service provider professional not listed above: Most licensure boards, credentialing agencies and professional organizations have processes that allow individuals to earn a certain number of CEUs for non-preapproved programs and/or to accommodate self-submission for approval of continuing education hours after the event takes place with proper documentation from the program sponsors. Most also require information objectives, date/time of presentation, agendas, faculty bios and number of hours earned. If you require information for this purpose, please contact Amy Huisman at LeadingAge Iowa in advance for assistance.


Bookings are closed for this event.

Webinar series: Introduction to PDPM and Introduction to ICD-10 Coding