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Mid-Morning Breakouts (1.0 CEUs)
9:50a - 10:50a
Clarifying the Mandated Programs That Impact You (PBJ, SNF QRP, SNF VBP, Five Star)
Cheryl Field
PrimeCare Technologies

This session will provide an overview of current quality-based mandated programs that can have a significant impact on SNF regulatory compliance and business outcomes. The content will include a review of the current status of and changes to Five-Star, PBJ, SNF QRP, and SNF VBP, and explore how they are related. We will discuss strategies for proactively managing these programs for the best possible outcomes.

Cheryl Field is the Chief Product Officer at Prime Care Technologies. Cheryl has more than 25 years' experience in professional nursing specializing in post-acute care with a concentration in reimbursement. She is certified in Rehabilitation Nursing and Health Care Privacy and is a nationally-known lecturer and consultant. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from University of Rochester and a Master of Science in Nursing from Boston College.


Building An Infusion Program
New England Vascular Access

Dan Rice, MD

Hot Topics in HIPAA
Jason Gregoire
Sheehan, Phinney, Bass , & Green

This program (a) examines recent guidance from, and audits and enforcement activity by, the Office of Civil Rights; (b) covers notable lawsuits involving HIPAA; and (c) provides guidance on how to respond to common HIPAA scenarios in the long-term care setting.  

Jason’s health care practice consists of advising providers of all types on regulatory, corporate, contracting, licensing, risk management, privacy,employment and patient care issues. He has a wealth of experience in healthcare regulatory matters including HIPAA, Part 2, Stark and Anti-Kickback,EMTALA, licensing, billing, and reimbursement. He represents physicians, dentists, and other professionals in negotiating employment contracts, navigating credentialing issues, and separating from employment. He assists providers in responding to government investigations of health care fraud and abuse. He also procures guardianships over incapacitated persons, pursues collection of overdue accounts, drafts admissions agreements, consents and policies, sells professional practices, reviews managed care and payor contracts, and represents individual practitioners before their licensing boards such as the Board of Medicine and Board of Nursing.

Jason’s business litigation practice involves representing individuals and businesses in a wide range of disputes before state and federal trial and appeals courts, administrative tribunals, arbitrators, and in mediation. Typical litigation matters include health care, contract, collection, mechanic’s lien, construction, landlord-tenant, insurance coverage, business tort, probate, and employment disputes. He has tried cases to both a judge and a jury, and has briefed and argued cases before the New Hampshire Supreme Court.

Jason frequently speaks to health care industry groups such as the NH Health Care Association, Home Care, Hospice & Palliative Care Alliance of NH, Bi-State Primary Care Association, Medical Group Management Association, and NH Providers Association. Jason also provides in-house HIPAA and Part 2 privacy trainings.


In Control!: How to Focus on the Important, Manage the Necessary and Enjoy Life Along the Way
Del Gilbert
Accelerating Excellence

Time management is really about life management and personal effectiveness. In this session Del will share a simple time management system that will help you approach each day with structure and flexibility while staying focused on your top priorities.

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