Diving into Short-term Quality Measures: Part 1 of 3

Published by Health Care Association of Michigan


This presentation will provide the learner with a better understanding of key areas of focus for each of the short-term quality measures as described in the 5-Star report. Additionally, facilities will be able to better determine areas for improvement to increase their star rating and the impact on the quality reporting process and reimbursement.

Learner Objectives:

  • Identify the key areas to review for each of the Short-term Quality Measures as reported on the 5 STAR report.
  • Determine areas of improvement to increase the STAR rating and impact Quality Care for the Residents as well as the QRP and reimbursement impact.
This program is approved for 1 contact hour for licensed nursing home administrators by the Michigan Board of Nursing Home Administrators. Approval Number: 489180060.

Melanie Flachs
Melanie has first-hand knowledge of the survey process, MDS assessment, and coding accuracy as it relates to care planning, quality and reimbursement. During her 34 year nursing career, she spent 7 of those years as a Director of Nursing in a skilled...More
Deborah Heath

Originally Published

June 8, 2018

Program Titles and Supporting Materials

This program contains the following components:

  • Short-term Quality Measures - Video Presentation
  • Short-term Quality Measures - Presentation Slide Deck
  • Short-term Quality Measures - Handout 1
  • Short-term Quality Measures - Handout 2
  • Short-term Quality Measures - Handout 3

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