SCHEDULE

2022
July

Monday, July 11

7:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Registration  •  Regency Main Foyer

7:30 AM - 8:00 AM

First-Timers Welcome  •  Spyglass I-II

8:00 AM - 8:50 AM

Welcome

State of the Association and Long-Term Care Sector •  Regency Main l-lll

Craig Cornett - President/CEO, CAHF


“State of the Association and Long-Term Care Sector” will provide an update on issues facing long-term care facilities including Medi-Cal and Medicare funding, legislation, workforce, recent changes in liability law, census and clinical challenges, as well as COVID-19 recovery. The presentation will include the latest on implementation of CalAIM's proposal for carving long-term care into managed care.


CE Hours: 1

NHAP, BRN

9:00 AM - 9:50 AM

Opening Keynote

Staying Power​  •  Regency Main l-lll

Courtney Ramsey - Workforce Retention Strategist, Magnet Culture


While some of today’s workforce is made up of deep-rooted, dependable staff, a larger number of positions are now a revolving door of employee turnover. Our Summer Conference keynote speaker will discuss why staffing is so challenging today, share additional ways to retain staffing stability, and teach you how you can maximize the time you have with each employee.


CE Hours: 1

NHAP, BRN

10:00 AM - 10:50 AM

Solution Driven Medicare Compliance  •  Big Sur I-III

Terry Sheets, OTR, MHA, RAC-CT - Consultant


CMS is proposing significant changes to SNFs in FY 2023 and beyond as many providers struggle to recover from a historic pandemic. This session will focus on specific trends and strategies that providers can implement today to drive their reimbursement while maintaining compliance with Medicare regulations.


CE Hours: 1

NHAP, BRN

10:00 AM - 10:50 AM

Public Advocacy Committee  •  Regency VI

10:00 AM - 11:50 AM

GR Regulatory Subcommittee  •  Regency IV-V

10:00 AM - 11:50 AM

GR Workforce Subcommittee  •  Windjammer l-lV

10:00 AM - 11:50 AM

The Emergency Management Continuum - A "Team Approach" •  Cypress I-III

  • Stan Szpytek - President, Fire and Life Safety, Inc.

  • Jason Belden- Director of Emergency Preparedness and Physical Plant Services, CAHF


Being prepared to manage emergencies and disasters within a regulated health care facility truly requires a team approach. This session will emphasize the importance of the Emergency Management Continuum utilizing a “team approach” to ensure a successful path to preparedness and compliance in facilities that provide care and comfort to a vulnerable population.


CE Hours: 2

NHAP, BRN

10:00 AM - 11:50 AM

Legal

Multi/IO/Non Prop Conference

Provider Relief, Compliance & Prep for Audits  •  Regency Main l-lll

  • Mark Reagan, JD - Managing Shareholder and CAHF General Counsel, Hooper, Lundy & Bookman

  • Bill Ulrich - President/CEO, Consolidated Billing Services, Inc.


This program will explore what happens after long-term care providers make the required reporting under the CARES Act/Provider Relief Fund. The session will address how to manage threatened PRF recoupment as well as disputes with CMS contractors over Medicare billing for claims associated with waivers of the three-day qualifying stay and 100-day benefit period. You will also learn about the current status of the Medi-Cal 10 percent add-on for COVID-19 and any related audit activity.


CE Hours: 1

NHAP, BRN, MCLE

11:00 AM - 11:50 AM

Clinical

Precision Medication Selection  •  Big Sur I-III

  • Rob Bright, MCM - Senior Clinical Account Executive, Genomind

  • Cynthia Kilroy, MBA - Co-CEO and Chief Strategy Officer, Genomind

  • Dr. David Krause - Co-CEO and Chief Medical Officer, Genomind


Precision or “personalized medicine” is an innovative care model designed to optimize the efficiency and therapeutic benefits for patients by incorporating multiple, patient-specific variables into clinical decision making. Pharmacogenetic (PGx) testing is also becoming a commonly used tool with FDA and CPIC dosing guidance published for many commonly prescribed medications. This presentation will explore resources and tools that allow effective integration of PGx and precision medicine into the residential care setting.


CE Hours: 1

NHAP-P, BRN

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Lunch  •  Garden Terrace

12:00 PM - 1:50 PM

Associate Council  •  Oaktree l-lll

1:00 PM - 1:50 PM

PBJ: Staffing Trends and Solutions  •  Big Sur I-III

  • Jennifer Breen - Assistant Director of Reimbursement, CAHF

  • DeAnn Walters, LNHA, CQP - Director of Clinical Affairs and Quality Improvement, CAHF


Staffing metrics and reporting continue to take center stage in discussions around skilled nursing care, and more data is available now than ever before on detailed staffing in facilities, including turnover and non-nurse staffing. This course will cover changes in available PBJ data, trends and issues in reporting, and provide best practices and techniques to improve your PBJ reporting and strengthen your workforce.


CE Hours: 1

NHAP, BRN

1:00 PM - 1:50 PM

Clinical

Understanding Schizophrenia in Long-Term Care​  •  Spyglass l-ll

Dr. Torna Li, PsyD - Clinical Director and Clinical Psychologist, CHE Behanioral Health Services


Identifying true schizophrenia in long-term care settings is vital to appropriate diagnosis and treatment. Overuse of antipsychotic medications is a long standing problem among long-term care residents with dementia. Join this session to increase your knowledge of the clinical presentation of schizophrenia and learn behavioral interventions to support your residents.


CE Hours: 1

NHAP-P, BRN

1:00 PM - 1:50 PM

Workforce

Utilizing Employee Recognition to Achieve Retention and Engagement  •  Cypress l-lll

Nate Hamme - President, Ceca Foundation


There is a pressing need for cost-effective, high-impact investments that increase worker enthusiasm, reduce burnout, improve retention, and maintain high safety and quality of care. Why not workforce recognition, a strategy that Harvard Business Review has noted for its impact and efficiency on healthcare workers? Come learn best practices in the science of employee recognition; how to build recognition programs that are IMPACTful and stand the test of time; and how recognition and engagement technology can ease the burden on leadership teams.


CE Hours: 1

NHAP-P, BRN

2:00 PM - 2:50 PM

Workforce

Rapid-Fire Retention​  •  Cypress l-lll

Courtney Ramsey - Workforce Retention Strategist, Magnet Culture


Ready for immediately-actionable tactics to take back to your organization? This rapid-fire session shares transferable best practices we’ve learned from various leaders, organizations and industries. All attendees will receive Magnet Cultures’ valuable list of “75+ Ways to Reduce Employee Turnover.”


CE Hours: 1

NHAP, BRN

2:00 PM - 2:50 PM

Clinical

Working with the Medical Director - Medical Certification​  •  Spyglass l-ll

Karl Steinberg, MD, CMD, HMDC, HEC-C - Chief Medical Officer, Beecan Health


In 2021, Governor Newsom signed AB 749 into law, which require all skilled nursing facility medical directors to be certified through the American Board of Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine within five years. This session will review certification requirements and other regulatory requirements for medical directors, and help nursing facilities make the best use of their medical directors’ expertise.


CE Hours: 1

NHAP, BRN

2:00 PM - 2:50 PM

Regulatory

QAA Data: Managing Documentation  •  Big Sur I-III

Staci LePage, RHIT, RAC-CTHealth Information Consultant, Anderson Health Information Systems, Inc.


This session will provide you with expert tips and guidance on preparing for the expected post-pandemic scrutiny of governmental Medicare claims that could jeopardize reimbursement. Explore the use of the QAA process and data to manage documentation and financial risks. Develop prioritized action plans and efficiently respond to ADRs for PDPM.


CE Hours: 1

NHAP, BRN

2:00 PM - 2:50 PM

Revenue Cycle Improvement (RCI) Task Force •  Regency Vl

2:00 PM - 2:50 PM

Political Action Committee (PAC) Board of Directors •  Windjammer I-II

3:00 PM - 3:50 PM

General Session

An Update from the Director of HCAI  •  Regency Main l-lll

Elizabeth Landsberg, JD Director, Department of Health Care Access and Information (HCAI)


Hear about the priorities of the Department of  Health Care Access and Information (HCAI) - formerly OSHPD - in this discussion about HCAI’s workforce programs. The presentation will focus on programs used to train and support Certified Nursing Assistants, HCAI’s approach to building standards for Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNF) and SNF data programs, and new programs in the 2022-23 state budget.


CE Hours: 1

NHAP, BRN, MCLE

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Sip & Stroll Happy Hour with the Exhibitors •  Regency Foyer & Terrace

8:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Casino Night •  Cypress l-lll