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WHCA Webinar: 2023 Guide to Washington Skilled Nursing Facility Medicaid Reimbursement | SNF

Tuesday, December 5, 2023


This session the current Medicaid reimbursement rate setting formula including the nuances of direct care paybacks, fair rental value, quality, and pool nursing agency staffing.  In addition to the current rules, we will provide a brief outlook related to changes expected with quality metrics as well as case mix to include how to prepare for these changes.

This session is designed for new and experienced Washington skilled nursing facility professionals. Whether you are new or experienced in the Washington operating environment, you will find great value in this session.

  • Medicaid funding history in Washington.
  • An overview of the rates systems components and cost reporting standards.
  • Best practices for direct care coding: Creating systems to utilize resources and avoid paybacks.
  • Update on Low Wage Earner (LWE) reporting.
  • Eye to the future: An update about the conversion to the Patient Driven Payment Model (PDPM) implementation.



$79 per person         WHCA Member Rate

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Bill Ulrich, Consolidated Billing Services Inc.

Bill Ulrich has more than 30 years of experience in the long term care profession as a financial and Medicare consultant.  Prior to founding Consolidated Billing Services, Inc [CBSI] in 1998, Bill worked for two large multinational long term care providers.  Over 30 years, Bill developed the technical acumen and expertise in operational reimbursement that made him a sought-after health care consultant and speaker.   Bill is a nationally recognized expert and frequent speaker on Medicare, Medicaid and billing issues. Bill currently represents AHCA on the National Uniform Billing Committee [NUBC]. Bill is the past Chair of the Reimbursement Committee for the Washington Health Care Association where he served for four years. Bill has served on the legal committee and reimbursement committee for numerous state health care associations. In addition to reimbursement and finance, Bill earned his certification in health care compliance [chc] through the Health Care Compliance Association in 2012.