Answers to many of the questions submitted by participants during the Long Term Care Hospital (LTCH) Quality Reporting Program (QRP) Provider Training offered in Baltimore, Maryland on November 19th and 20th have been posted and are available on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) website at the following URL: https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/
Quality-Initiatives-Patient- Assessment-Instruments/LTCH- Quality-Reporting/LTCH- Quality-Reporting-Training. html, under ‘Downloads’.
Additionally, CMS will be hosting a follow-up webinar on February 3rd. The primary focus will be on Sections GG (Functional Abilities and Goals) and M (Skin Conditions) of the LTCH Continuity Assessment Record and Evaluation (CARE) Data Set V 3.0. Information about Section O (Special Treatments, Procedures and Programs) and where to find additional assistance will also be covered. The purpose of the training will be to address some of the questions providers asked during and after the November 19-20, 2015 training event held in Baltimore, MD. In addition to formal presentations, there will be approximately 45 minutes during the webinar where the audience will be allowed to ask questions through the Chat feature of the webinar. Click on the following URL to register:https://secure.confertel.net/
If you have questions or need additional information, please email the PAC Training mailbox atPACTraining@econometrica.com.