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Recorded Webinar:
The IRF PPS 2017 Final Rule — What It Portends for Our Future

Recorded Webinar: August 17
Presenter: Carolyn Zollar, Executive V.P. for Govt. Relations & Policy Development, AMRPA

Webinar Summary:

Mediware and the American Medical Rehabilitation Providers Association teamed up to host a webinar on the FY 2017 Final Rule. Watch this webinar to learn and analyze the changes made to the inpatient rehabilitation facility prospective payment system (IRF PPS) made by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services for FY 2017.

By watching, attendees will:

  • Understand how the FY 2017 IRF PPS changes will affect them.
  • Understand the new quality measures under the IRF Quality Reporting Program (QRP) and their impact on providers.
  • Receive information on other dynamic changes affecting the rehabilitation field, such as the IMPACT Act.

Who Should Attend?

Those working in Inpatient Rehabilitation Hospitals and Units (IRH/Us), Outpatient Departments, Home Health Agencies and Skilled Nursing Facilities would benefit from attending the webinar.

About the Speaker

Carolyn Zollar is the Executive Vice President for Governmental Relations and Policy Development for the American Medical Rehabilitation Providers Association. Ms. Zollar has over twenty five years experience working in Washington D.C. in advocacy, legislation, drafting and implementing regulations, policy development, research, strategic planning, grassroots development, and assisting nonprofit organizations. She was formerly the Vice President for Policy and General Counsel for the American Rehabilitation Association, previously the National Association of Rehabilitation Facilities (NARF). She has been with the Association for over 13 years. She is also a co-chair of the National Rehabilitation Caucus, a coalition of over 50 rehabilitation professional, consumer and provider organizations. In her over 25 year experience in Washington she has worked for the U.S. Senate and the U.S. House of Representatives, as a consultant for the White House and was in private law practice for 7 years. She has worked with rehabilitation hospitals and units, outpatient rehabilitation facilities, other post acute care providers, nonprofit associations and corporations.
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