NEW TOPIC Resident Classification System-1: Introduction - April 26th

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(CEC Nurses-Provided for Live Training)

April 26, 2018

1:00 PM (EST)
12:00 PM Central
11:00 AM Mountain
10:00 AM Pacific
9:00 AM Alaska
7:00 AM Hawaii
Training will last approximately 1.5 hours


The Resident Classification System-1 (RCS-1) is complex proposed rule which would impact the way SNFs are paid for Medicare Part A when implemented.
In preparation for RCS-1, learn the basics of how it works and the complexity of the payment system on your MDS, therapy, and billing operations.  


Training Content:

  • Overview - RCS-1 compared to RUGs
  • Review proposed rates for each  category
  • Discuss, in detail all 5 Classifications assigned all residents
    • Nursing
    • PT/OT
    • SLP
    • Non – Therapy Ancillary
    • Non-Case Mix
  • Understand CMI and Case Mix Group qualifiers for each category
  • Explain how Variable Rates apply to PT/OT classification and Non-Therapy Ancillary Classification
  • Case Studies
  • Impact and preparation – Therapy, MDS, Billing, other. 

What You Will Learn:

  • Be able to explain how the RCS-1 system will work.
  • Be able to understand qualifiers for each classification.
  • Be able to understand impact on systems


  • Directors of Nursing
  • MDS Nurses
  • Management Nurses
  • Therapy Managers
  • Billing Office Managers
  • Departmental Heads
  • Administrators
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.
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.

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.

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.


  • Participation in the call is just $149 for Live only or $199 for Live with CD, 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!
  • Live Training with CD and CD only orders are charged $6.00 for shipping and handling, which will be included into the price prior to checkout.
  • CD 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, $149
  • Live Training with CD, $199
  • CD Only, $119 PLUS $6.00 shipping & handling