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4031.0 Health Care Policy and Medicare
Tuesday, November 9, 2010: 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
This session will cover topics related to health care reform and Medicare. Examples of topics include whether the RUGs III case-mix system adequately adjust for the cost of Medicare patients in nursing homes, and linical care strategies for high performing (and winning) home health agencies.
Session Objectives: 1. Discuss issues related to post-acute care in nursing homes. 2. Identify the marginal costs associated with Medicare patient care in nursing homes. 3. Identify evidence-based effective organizational and clinical care themes and strategies that produce high performing home health agencies.
Nancy A. Miller, PhD
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Organized by: Gerontological Health (newly approved name Aging & Public Health)
CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)