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AHCA Joint Trainings for Skilled Nursing Facilities


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September 6, 12, 14 & 18

Sunrise, Tampa, Orlando and Tallahassee

Click here to access the AHCA ALF Joint Training web page.

The AHCA 2017 Joint Training for Skilled Nursing Facilities offers a forum for the Agency for Health Care Administration and leading long term care experts to brief providers, advocates and state surveyors on regulatory compliance with enforcement provisions explained. Networking tables will be available from Florida's Long Term Care Ombudsman and other long term care stakeholders. This year's agenda includes:

  • How the CMS National Nursing Home Quality Care Collaborative Assists Centers with the Revised Medicare and Medicaid Requirements: Gazelle Zeya, HSAG Nursing Home Director, and Jo Ann Bukovinsky, HSAG Associate Director
  • Top 10 Deficiencies and Hot Topics/Increase in Immediate Jeopardies - Examples & Why Cited: Mary Maloney and Donah Heiberg, AHCA
  • Florida Department of Health Updates - Legionella and Other News: Nychie Dotson and Jamie DeMent, Florida Department of Health
  • CMS Emergency Preparedness Rule - What It Means for Florida Providers: Bob Asztalos, Chief Lobbyist, and April Henkel, Quality Improvement & Education Manager, Florida Health Care Association
  • Getting It Right  - PASRR Program Review: Patricia Cobb, AHCA Bureau of Medicaid Policy
  • CMS Mega Rule Update and New Survey Process: Kim Smoak, AHCA Bureau Chief of Field Operations

Continuing Education

Approved for Six (6) hours of continuing education – Provider Number 50-720: Florida Board of Nursing Home Administrators, Florida Board of Nursing, Florida Board of Clinical Social Work. Contact FHCA at (850) 224-3907 or info@fhca.org with any questions.

Attendee Information

Click here to download the event brochure.
Click here to download the presentation handouts

Exhibitor/Sponsor Information

Limited tabletop sponsorships are available per location and tend to quickly fill. Exclusivity of product/services is also available on a first-booked/first-paid basis. For more information, contact Jenny Early.
*Please note, the Sunrise and Orlando SNF sponsorship opportunities are soldout. 

Click here to download the Sponorship package.
Click here to view a list of all of sponsors per location. 

Hotel Information

Sunrise: September 6 (Limited space available)
DoubleTree Sunrise Sawgrass Mills
13400 W Sunrise Blvd, Sunrise, FL 33323

Room Rate: $109.00
Reservations:  1-800-222-8733
Room Block Cut-Off Date:  August 7, 2017
Parking: Complimentary

Tampa: September 12 (Limited space available)
Hilton Tampa Airport Westshore
2225 N Lois Ave, Tampa, FL 33607

Room Rate: $139.00
Reservations: (813) 877-6688 (Group Code FHCAJT) or Click Here
Room Block Cut-Off Date:  August 21, 2017
Parking: Complimentary

Orlando: September 14
Radisson Resort Orlando Celebration
2900 Parkway Blvd, Kissimmee, FL 34747

Room Rate: $89.00 ($12.00 Resort Fee)
Reservations: (407) 396-7000
Room Block Cut-Off Date:  August 23, 2017
Parking: Complimentary

Tallahassee: September 18
Four Points by Sheraton Tallahassee Downtown
316 W Tennessee St, Tallahassee, FL 32301

Room Rate: $99.00
Resort Fee: N/A   
Reservations:  (850) 422-0071
Room Block Cut-Off Date:  August 8, 2017
Parking: Complimentary