2023 KAHCF/ KCAL Fall LTC Tour-Richmond

Regulatory, Legislative and Reimbursement Updates. We’re coming to a town near you! KAHCF/KCAL experts are hitting the road and embarking on our LTC Tour this Fall. We’ll be talking about reimbursement, legislative, and regulatory topics, as well as providing basic training on survey readiness. On the stop, we want to hear from you and learn about what you’re experiencing in your region. Find us at the nearest location to you –Richmond, Florence, Louisville and Bowling Green.




Please make sure you register for the location that you will be attending. Each location has a separate registration.

 Agenda to include:

Listening Session with Kentucky Medicaid Officials-Wouldn’t it be great to meet with government agencies in a casual setting to share how policy and staff interactions affect your day-to-day operations?  You will be able to do just that during a listening session with Deputy Commissioner Veronica Judy-Cecil, from the Department for Medicaid Services.  Medicaid officials want to hear from you!  Come ready to share input and comments to assist them in learning about the challenges, benefits, and opportunities surrounding Medicaid policy and your interactions with their staff.

Reimbursement Update- With the recent increases in Medicaid reimbursement rates , the upcoming transition to PDPM, and the potential rebasing of rates in 2024, come and meet with Savannah Wiley, Director of Reimbursement, to discuss what is on the horizon for Medicaid reimbursement. 

Survey Readiness for Skilled Nursing Facilities- With so many new employees and increasing anticipation of annual surveys, your team can never have too much preparation for the next survey. This seminar will present data on common citations in Kentucky as well as discussion on preparing your team, CMS forms, Resident Matrix, CASPER reports, life safety, quality measures, and much more. Presenter: Lisa Biddle-Puffer, Director of Quality and Regulatory Affairs.

Adam Mather is set to speak, timing depends upon his schedule day of. 




9:30 am -10:00 am



10:00 am- 10:15 am

Welcome/Sponsor Presentation

Synchrony Health Services

10:15 am-11:00 am

KAHCF Association Updates: Legislative, Reimbursement and Regulatory

Betsy Johnson, President

Lisa Biddle-Puffer, Director of Quality & Regulatory Affairs

Savannah Wiley,
Director of Reimbursement

11:00 am-12noon

Listening Session with Kentucky Medicaid Officials

Deputy Commissioner Veronica Judy-Cecil

12:00 pm-12:15 pm

Sponsor Presentation


12:15 pm-12:45 pm

Lunch -box lunches-provided


12:45 pm-2:00 pm

Survey Readiness

Lisa Biddle-Puffer, Director of Quality & Regulatory Affairs

2:00 pm-2:15 pm



2:15 pm-3:00 pm

Survey Readiness

Lisa Biddle-Puffer, Director of Quality & Regulatory Affairs


Thank you to our sponsors:

Training Location:

Bluegrass Health Training Center
300 Provider Court
Richmond, KY 40475

Registration rate: $55.00/per person for KAHCF/KCAL Members Only


CONTINUING EDUCATION: The Kentucky Association of Health Care Facilities is an approved provider of continuing education by the Kentucky Board of Nursing, #5-0002.  To receive the 4 contact hours, you must complete the entire program. Certificates may be printed once the program evaluation is submitted. Disclaimer Statement: The Kentucky Board of Nursing approval of an individual continuing education provider does not constitute endorsement of program content.

CANCELLATION POLICY: Cancellation received in writing no later than seven (7) workdays prior to a seminar will receive a full refund. Cancellations received in writing inside of seven (7) workdays will receive one-half refund. Any participants who don't attend a program will receive no refund unless prior notice in writing is given to the association office as outlined in this policy. Participants may appeal refund determinations by requesting reconsideration by the Executive Committee. Such appeals must be made in writing within 30 days after the seminar or convention is held. Please email all cancellations to [email protected].


Book your room

9/20/2023 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Eastern Daylight Time
300 Provider Court Richmond, KY 40475
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