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WEBINAR: 5-Star Insights: 5-Star QMs: Increased ADL Help, Ability to Move Worsened, and Improvement in Function – April 22, 2020

April 22 @ 1:30 pm - 2:45 pm


April 22, 2020

1:30 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. CST


This session will review the increase in ADL help, the ability to move independently worsened, and improvement in function quality measures that impact the Quality Measure component of the Nursing Home Compare Five-Star Quality Rating System. During the session, we will review how these measures are calculated and how they impact your overall Five-Star Quality Rating. The session will focus on best practices for reducing and preventing decline in ADL status and improving this quality measure using a QAPI framework with emphasis on reduction of common MDS coding errors and implementation of a facility specific Five-Star road map action plan.



  1. Describe how the increased need in ADL help, ability to move independently worsened, and improvement in function quality measures are calculated and impact the Five-Star Quality Rating score.
  2. Describe best practices for improving and monitoring your quality measures in the area of increased need for ADL help, ability to move independently worsened, and improvement in function and impacting the Five-Star Quality Rating score.
  3. Describe a process for establishing priority QAPI goals and actions to improve communication of changes in ADL status.



Directors of nursing, assistant directors of nursing, nurse managers, nursing home administrators, nursing staff and leaders, quality assurance directors, social services, and rehabilitation services in nursing facilities.



Shelly Maffia, MSN, MBA, RN, LNHA, QCP, Director of Regulatory Services for Proactive Medical Review & Consulting, has more than 15 years of leadership and consulting experience. Shelly has held positions as director of nursing, nursing home administrator, and corporate nurse consultant and has experience in various training positions. Currently, Shelly provides consultation on regulatory compliance to nursing facilities in multiple states. Her expertise includes developing clinical training tools, policies, procedures, protocols, and training programs on systems, processes, and best practices. Shelly is a QAPI Certified Professional (QCP) through the American Association of Nurse Assessment Coordinators.



Individuals participating in the webinar can earn 1.25 hours of continuing education credit by paying the additional $15 per person continuing education credit fee.

When registering for the webinar, enter the name, title, and email address for each person requesting continuing education credit.

Continuing education documentation will be emailed to registrants upon completion of the webinar.

Continuing education credit is provided through the National Association of Long-Term Care Administrator Boards (NAB). This webinar is approved for 1.25 hours of continuing education credit.



Must register at least two hours prior to event. Webinar registration fees are non-refundable.

An invoice will be emailed. If you wish to confirm your registration, call the NNFA office (402-435-3551).

All NNFA/NALA Personal Associate Members and Student Members, NHPCA members, LPNAN members, and non‑members – fees must be paid in advance and must accompany the registration form.


The webinar link will be emailed to registrants.



Facility Registration Fee (No continuing education credit included):

Member Facility*……………………….. $55 per facility

Non-Member Facility…………………. $110 per facility

Continuing Education Credit Fee:

Continuing Education Credit…….. $15 per person


If you are interested in purchasing the entire Proactive Webinar 5-Star Insights Series, contact NHCA: email nhca@nehca.org or phone 402-435-3551.

If you are not able to watch the live webinar, you can purchase the recording for $149. No refund will be available. This is non-negotiable.

*Member rates apply to NNFA, NALA, NAHHA, LPNAN, and NHPCA members.



Sept. 4……….. Phase 2 RoP: What We Have Learned; Strategies Based on Survey Deficiencies

Oct. 2………… Phase 3 RoP: What to Expect; Developing Your Facility Action Plan

Nov. 6………… PDPM: Understanding PDPM and Developing Your Facility Action Plan

Dec. 4………… Phase 3: Implementing an Effective QAPI Program

Jan. 8…………. PDPM: Effective Systems and Coding of Section GG

Feb. 5………… Phase 3: Implementing an Effective SNF Compliance and Ethics Program

March 5…….. SNF Quality Reporting (QRP) and SNF Value-Based Purchasing (VBP) Programs

April 2………… PDPM: Developing ICD.10 Expertise for Effective Coding of Clinical Categories and Non-Therapy Ancillary

May 7………… Phase 3: Implementing Successful Staff Training and Competency Programs

June 4……….. PDPM: Rehab Program Transitions and Provider Insight for SNF PT, OT and SLP Service Reimbursement

July 2…………. Phase 3: Next Steps for the Infection Preventionist

Aug. 6………… Operational Strategies for Success under PDPM (with expert panel)

Sept. 3……….. Phase 3: Trauma Informed and Culturally Competent Care

Oct. 1………… PDPM Triple Check Process and Billing Accuracy

Nov. 5………… Skilled Nursing Supportive Documentation for PDPM

Dec. 3………… MDS Coding Precision & PDPM Audit Processes

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April 22
1:30 pm - 2:45 pm
Event Category:


1200 Libra Drive, Suite 100
Lincoln, NE 68512 United States


April 22
1:30 pm - 2:45 pm
Event Category:


1200 Libra Drive, Suite 100
Lincoln, NE 68512 United States