SCHEDULE

Wednesday, November 13

7:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Convention Registration

California Ballroom & Foyer

7:30 AM - 8:30 AM

Continental Breakfast

California Ballroom & Foyer

8:00 AM - 8:50 AM

HOT TOPIC / BREAKOUT SESSION: Medi-Cal Rate Update

Mojave Learning Center


Craig Cornett | CEO / President | CAHF
Jeff Sandman | Director of Reimbursement | CAHF
Jennifer Breen | Assistant Director of Reimbursement | CAHF
CE: NHAP, BRN


Understand the 2019-20, AB 1629 Medi-Cal rate setting process including special issues surrounding Medi-Cal audits, managed care, and AB 1629 negotiations. Get an update on upcoming changes to Medi-Cal for skilled nursing facilities including implications concerning managed care.  

8:00 AM - 9:50 AM

BREAKOUT SESSION / CLINICAL TRACK: Talkin' with Tiff: Relieving the Pain

California Ballroom 


Moderator:
Tiffany Karlin | Partner & Director of Healthcare | Mueller Prost
Panel:
Karl Steinberg, MD, CMD, HMDC | Chief Medical Officer | Mariner Health Care
Erika Castile, MSG, NHA, RCFE | Executive Director III | Brookdale Carmel Valley
Carry McClaughry, Pharm D | Consonus
Jennifer Birdsall |Clinical Director | CHE Behavioral Health Services 
CE: NHAP-P, BRN


Pain is a quality metric used across payers to indicate excellence in care. The panel will discuss how to develop improved identification, treatment and documentation of pain. Participants will explore effective interventions to improve the quality of life for residents experiencing pain and hear about process improvement projects (PIPs) to enhance your facility process and pain metric.  

8:00 AM - 9:50 AM

Chapter Presidents & Regional Chairs Meeting

Pasadena

 

9:00 AM - 9:50 AM

Convention Committee Meeting

Pueblo

 

9:00 AM - 9:50 AM

HOT TOPIC / BREAKOUT SESSION: QASP

Mojave Learning Center


Jeff Sandman | Director of Reimbursement | CAHF
Jennifer Breen | Assistant Director of Reimbursement | CAHF
CE: NHAP, BRN


Learn all about the California Quality and Accountability Supplemental Payment Program (QASP) and delve into how facilities can qualify for incentive payments based on quality performance, how the various measures are calculated – and look to the future of value-based payments in Medi-Cal.  

10:00 AM - 10:50 AM

GENERAL SESSION: Strategies for Final Preparation and Implementation of Phase 3 Requirements

California Ballroom 


Lisa Thomson, BA, LNGA, HSE | Pathway Health Services
CE: NHAP, BRN


While it may seem like the first two phases included the most work, Phase 3 of the Requirements of Participation (RoP) includes comprehensive programmatic changes that will require extensive training and competencies for staff members. This session is packed with information to help prioritize the final preparation steps for successful implementation.
Sponsored By: McKesson

11:00 AM - 11:50 AM

CLOSING SESSION: Managing When No One Wants to Work

California Ballroom


Ralph Peterson | Keynote Speaker | Bestselling Author
CE: NHAP, BRN


Teach your team how to lead by effectively emulating the behaviors you desire – resulting in greater results and less turmoil. Learn how to conduct meaningful training sessions that will give your staff the time, tools and training to perform each job. Discover how to create a work environment that fosters personal growth and responsibility. 

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Government Relations Committee Meeting

Sierra/Ventura

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

CAHF Board of Directors Meeting

Pueblo

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