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Susan Battaglia, RN-BC, RAC-CT

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2012 Conference Attendee
2018 Conference Attendee
2019 Conference Attendee
Platinum Member
Platinum Most Valuable Member

Bio

As a nurse for 40 years within the long term community my career has afforded me many different opportunities and positions. Past experience includes various nurse management roles, MDS Coordinator, QA Chairperson, Admissions Director, Medicare/Case Mix auditor and as a Consultant for the last 17 years. I previously held status as an AANAC Master teacher. My present position is Director of Case Mix Management & Clinical Services for a consulting firm that provides supportive services for 35 facilities in seven states. I am also active in AHCA currently serving as the Chairperson for the MDS/IMPACT subcommittee and member of the Clinical Practice Committee. AHCA past webinar presenter and convention speaker.
Role Responsibilities
*Audit and educate on Medicare/Medicaid regulations and reimbursement opportunities.
* Assist with education on the RAI Process
* Provide education support on Quality Measures (5 Star, VBP, and QRP)
* Assist with development of strategic action plans
* Review/write policies & procedures, chair committee
I have been a member of AANAC for over 15 years and served on various AANAC committees.​​​

Areas of expertise

  • CAAs/Care Plans
  • Coding and Reimbursement
  • MDS 3.0
  • Medicare
  • Quality Management
  • RUG-IV
  • Training/Staff Education

Organization Setting

  • Urban