LTC Payments in a Changing Landscape

Sunday, October 7
7:45-9:15 a.m.

Long-term care facilities are in an increasingly challenging regulatory environment facing new financial pressures and shifts in Medicare reimbursements. LTC pharmacy operators who best understand these changes – and can help their facility clients – are setting themselves up for success. Find out how the Patient Driven Payment Model, opioid legislation, and interpretative guidelines and other important policy changes impact your business in this session.

Walk away with:

  • Insights into how new payment models will impact your bottom line.

  • Strategies for improving client relationships.

  • Opportunities to expand services in the LTC setting.

Frank Grosso, RPh, FASCP, Principle, HealthCare Consults, LLC, Boston, Mass.

Pharmacist and Pharmacy Technician Learning Objectives:

  1. Summarize key policy and regulatory changes important to the independent pharmacy LTC operators.
  2. Describe developing policies and market changes for 2019 and beyond that may affect the LTC market for the independent practitioner.
  3. Explain the reimbursement model shift contained within recent CMS’ regulations and its implications for skilled nursing facilities’ revenue.


ACPE # 0207-0000-18-339-L04-P

ACPE # 0207-0000-18-339-L04-T

1.5 contact hours (0.15 CEUs)

Activity Type: Application-Based