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The PDPM... (Continued from page 13) We encourage SNFs to invest in a strategic work plan and be focused on the following core competencies: • Delivery on high quality outcomes with proactive Partner with a therapy provider who is accustomed to monitoring outcomes case management & evidence-based therapy pathways and subsequently reconciling therapy • Support for nursing’s new role with “Documentation ReDesign” focus programming in order to meet/exceed • Plan for coding accuracy with refined workflow, documentation & targeted training and functional outcome expectations. • Nimble care coordination with up/downstream partners and with niche programs and clinical protocols/pathways LOS How to ensure flawless execution on the above core competencies will be the key to successfully navigating the transition to PDPM and not only surviving, but thriving! In a world where reimbursement will be determined by how patients are cared for, know that the ability to track and analyze outcomes will be critical. Partner with a therapy provider who is accustomed to monitoring outcomes and subsequently reconciling therapy programming in order to meet/exceed LOS and functional outcome expectations. The ability to capture outcomes and refine programming as needed is an invaluable contribution to the overall success of any skilled nursing setting and is easily driven by a savvy therapy provider. leadingageny.org 14