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PDPM for Administrators/Owners: How To Succeed Post-Implementation (With Webinar)

by Lisa Chambers, MS, CCC/SLP

Featured Speaker John Harned, CPA, LNH

Featured Speaker Lisa Chambers, MS, CCC/SLP


The new Patient-Driven Payment Model (PDPM) is the first major update to the Medicare skilled nursing PPS in two decades and went live just weeks ago. In this discussion, industry leaders will share what administrators and owners need to know now looking back one month after going live. Hear from senior living CPAs & advisors on the top 10 tasks to check off your PDPM list and from therapy providers on the foremost concerns from their perspective and how they can support you as you look to succeed post-implementation.


Hear from expert John C. Harned, a member of BKD National Health Care Group. John has 28 years of experience in the senior living industry. His expertise encompasses reimbursement, operational excellence, strategic planning and many aspects of senior living finance. John is the coordinator of BKD’s Life Plan Communities (CCRCs) practice and focuses on delivering strategic solutions to senior living providers.


The webinar will also feature expert Lisa Chambers, MS, CCC/SLP. Lisa is a licensed Speech-Language Pathologist with over 33 years of experience in the therapy industry. She holds the ASHA Certification of Clinical Competence, the Vital-Stim certification and most recently achieved the certification in Healthcare Compliance. A two-time graduate of West Virginia University, Lisa has both her Bachelor and Master of Science degrees from WVU. Currently, Lisa is the Chief Quality and Operations Director for Blue Sky Therapy and has been with the company for over 17 years.


Read John Harned Full Biography


Read Lisa Chambers Full Biography





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