LeadingAge Annual Meeting and EXPO

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  • 10/28/2018 – 10/31/2018
  • Philadelphia, PA
  • Attending Speaking Exhibiting Sponsoring


We hope to see you in Philadelphia at LeadingAge's Annual Meeting and EXPO. CLA is a proud sponsor, exhibitor, and presenter at the 2018 annual conference. Look for us at one our speaking sessions below or at one of the state-specific events in the evening.

In the EXPO hall, we welcome you to visit us at booth 1302.

Speaking sessions:

Monday, October 29

8 – 9:30 a.m. 
Preparing for the Patient Driven Payment Model 
Speaker: Cory Rutledge, Managing Partner 

  • Gain the knowledge and tools needed to prepare for the proposed October 1, 2019 implementation of Patient Driven Payment Model (PDPM). 
  • Understand how PDPM links payment to the residents' conditions and care needs rather than volume of services provided or resources rendered. 
  • Explore the expansion of case-mix based payment components and how the MDS assessment data will be used for payment purposes. 

10 – 11:30 a.m.
Effective Master Planning When Time Is Not on Your Side
Speaker: Mario Mckenzie, Partner 

  • Hear how a single-site organization executed a bold strategic master planning process.
  • Consider ways to align the programmatic considerations involved in master planning with the financial and strategic needs of the organization.
  • Discuss how to guide a board through a long-phased repositioning plan while maintaining a current focus on performance.

Tuesday, October 30

8 – 9:30 a.m.
Senior Living Acquisitions and Financing Strategies
Speaker: Dana Anders, Principal

  • Recognize the importance of developing creative acquisition strategies to enable a successful transaction to occur.
  • Learn how to use accurate valuation methods to assess the financial risk and exposure to an organization.
  • Gain an overview of financing strategies that can be utilized to provide the most effective cost of capital for various funding sources. 

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