Using new FY17 PEPPER to Support Auditing & Monitoring Efforts - April 30th

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LIVE WEBINAR TRAINING
(CEC Nurses-Provided for Live Training)

April 30, 2018

1:00 PM (ET)
12:00 PM Central
11:00 AM Mountain
10:00 AM Pacific
09:00 AM Alaska
07:00 AM Hawaii
 
Training will last approximately 1.5 hours
 

Understanding your PEPPER report and how to identify high and low outliers to focus monitoring and auditing efforts. 
Does your staff have the training they need to interpret your PEPPER and use data to direct medical record audits to determine if you have improper Medicare payments?

New FY17 PEPPER Reports Released April 2018!
 

Training Content:

  • Introduction to PEPPER
  • Accessing electronic PEPPER
  • Access Restriction
  • FY2017 updates
  • PEPPER target areas
  • Recommendations for high and low outliers
  • Episodes of Care
  • SNF Improper Payment Risks
  • Percents versus Percentiles
  • FY17 sample PEPPER report review
  • Prioritizing PEPPER findings
  • SNF PEPPER User Guide
  • PEPPER distribution
  • PEPPER assistance
  • Compare Report

Learning Objectives:
  • Be able to access electronic PEPPER on secure portal or QualityNet.
  • Be able to identify high and low outliers and interpret findings.
  • Be able to focus medical record audits based on findings.

 

WHO SHOULD PARTICIPATE:

  • Directors of Nursing
  • MDS Nurses
  • Management Nurses
  • Therapy Managers
  • Billing Office Managers
  • Departmental Heads
  • Administrators
INSTRUCTIONS PROVIDED FOR LIVE WEBINAR TRAINING
Three days prior to the Webinar, you will receive an email with instructions for accessing the webinar.  A phone call-in number and access code as well as directions for accessing the webinar via the internet will be provided.  We strongly recommend you go online approximately 10 minutes prior to the session to ensure there are not technical difficulties.
 
PROGRAM MATERIALS
In addition to the expertise and advice presented during this webinar, you'll have an opportunity to have your questions answered. The training material will be provided prior to the webinar date via email with PDF attachments.  Please open and print the PDF file before the day of the webinar or at least 1 hour prior to the scheduled webinar in order to get any issues resolved in a timely manner.

CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS
Polaris Group is an approved provider of Continuing Education Credits (CECs) by the Boards in Florida and California. For those Nurses  participating in a live conference:

  • Credits for Nursing accepted in all states except Iowa.

IF RECEIVING CREDITS:
Nurses must complete and return these three (3) documents to obtain Credits:

  • Evaluation Form
  • Participant Information Form
  • Post-Test

Polaris Group will issue Certificates for Credits to the facility contact person for distribution to participants.

PLEASE NOTE:

  • Participation in the call is just $129 for Live only or $189 for Live with USB, per site and allows access to ONE phone line for an unlimited number of people to listen. 
  • Webinar materials will be delivered via e-mail approximately two days prior to the program or by 5 pm the day before the program. 
  • We recommend that you call in 5 minutes early!
  • USB only orders are charged shipping and handling, which will be included into the price prior to checkout.
  • USB orders will be filled after the date of the live training, please allow 2-3 weeks for delivery of these orders.

You may choose from the following training options:

  • Live Training, $129
  • Live Training with USB, $189 PLUS shipping & handling
  • USB Only, $112 PLUS shipping & handling