Best Practice MNT and DSMES Program
The CLINICAL and TEACHING PLAN of a best practice MNT and DSMES program has quality measures that are all about the C's. In this webinar you will not only 'C' what these evidence-based quality measures are, but understand and be able to easily incorporate them into your practice the next day! Examples of some of the 16 key clinical and teaching plan quality measures that are reviewed in a very edu-taining way are:

  1. Clinical 8 step process for implementing MNT- DSMES services.
  2. Commit to Collecting patient behavior goals and entire spectrum of patient outcomes.
  3. Create summary of patients' behavior goals and outcomes achievement and Convey to providers and stakeholders regularly.
  4. Compliment MNT and DSMES with teaching aids that are proven to improve adult learning and retention…and attendance!

In addition to the detailed deck, attendees also receive a multitude of Mary Ann's modifiable forms, templates, checklists, etc. so they can quickly actionallize these quality measures. The forms are also individually reviewed during the webinar itself to fully explain their use. Lots of time is scheduled for Q&A during the webinar (not just after) to make this unique learning experience much more interactive. After this webinar, attendees will have no need to start from scratch to develop these 16 quality measures essential for a best practice clinical and teaching plan in MNT - DSMES programs!
Upon successful completion of this two-hour course, the participant should be able to:
  • Name the 6 key components of a MNT--DSMES program business plan.

  • Name the 16 quality measures in the clinical and teaching plan of a best practice MNT-DSMES program.

  • Name some of the other clinical services that can be furnished in a MNT-DSMES program so as to address ALL the needs of patients.

  • For the quality measure "Choose motivational interviewing over compliance counseling to improve patient outcomes," list 4 of the 6 differences between motivational interviewing and compliance counseling.
Live Event Date: Apr 11, 2019
Expiration Date: Apr 11, 2022
Learning Need Codes (LNC): 3010, 5460, 6010, 6040
Performance Indicators/Learning Objectives: 8.1.1, 9.2.3, 9.2.4, 10.2.9
Target Audience: RDs, DTRs, Health Professionals
Number of Credits: 2.0
Level(s): 1, 2
Total Cost: $36 ($18.00 per credit)

About the Presenter: Mary Ann Hodorowicz, RD, CDCES, MBA, Certified Endocrinology Coder

Mary Ann Hodorowicz, RDN, CDE, MBA, Certified Endocrinology Coder owns a corporate consulting practice in Palos Heights, IL, (Mary Ann Hodorowicz Consulting, LLC) that specializes in customized consulting, training, writing and professional presentation services for the healthcare and food industry in these areas:

  • Diabetes Self-Management Education/Training (DSME/T).
  • Medical Nutrition Therapy (MNT).
  • Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program (MDPP).
  • Medicare Intensive Behavior Therapy for Obesity Benefit.
  • Diabetes Care Services: Shared Medical Appointments, CGM, CSII, SMBG, Remote Patient Monitoring, Chronic Care Management, Insulin Titration, etc..
  • Medicare and Private Payer Insurance Reimbursement for above.
  • Medicare Quality Payment Plan and Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) For RDNs.
  • Business Plans (Clinical, Marketing, Operational, Financial and CQI components).
  • Evidence-Based Standards of Diabetes Care.
  • Achieving AADE Accreditation or ADA Recognition for DSME/T Programs (requirements and comprehensive turn-key materials, including Policy and Procedure Manual).
  • E.M.A. Tools for Successful Behavior Change: Motivational Interviewing, Patient Empowerment and Adult Learning Tools.
  • For Providers Only: Risk Adjustment Payment Methodologies Used by CMS and Select Private Healthcare Insurers.
Mary Ann Hodorowicz is a nationally recognized registered dietitian/nutritionist (RDN), certified diabetes educator (CDE) and certified endocrinology coder (CEC) with a MBA degree (marketing focus). She applies nearly forty years of experience in her work as a consultant, writer, speaker and trainer within her business Mary Ann Hodorowicz Consulting, LLC. Mary Ann is known for her expertise in multiple diabetes care and medical nutrition therapy (MNT) areas; see bulleted list above.

She is especially known for her knowledge on insurance reimbursement, coding and coverage guidelines for diabetes care and MNT interventions. Her clients are in the health, food, pharmaceutical and insurance industries, and include CMS, the CDC, AADE, and multiple state and local departments of public health. Mary Ann has given over 600 presentations, webinars and live training engagements, at which she generously shares her wide array of practice resources. She has written numerous articles in peer-reviewed journals, authored continuing education online modules for AADE, and is a contributing or lead author for multiple toolkits, fact sheets and 'how-to' guides for nutrition and diabetes care professionals on the subjects of insurance reimbursement and creating effective business plans for the sustainability of their services. She served on the AADE Board of Directors from 2013 - 2015.

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Latest Medicare Waivers For MNT And DSMT Telehealth During The COVID-19 Emergency

Latest Medicare Waivers For MNT And DSMT Telehealth During The COVID-19 Emergency

On Demand
Live Date: (Apr 15,2020)
Expiration Date: (Apr 14,2023)

Rating: 4.80 out of 5

Instructor: Mary Ann Hodorowicz, RD, CDCES, MBA, Certified Endocrinology Coder

Duration: 2 hours


Financial Plan for a Best Practice MNT-DSMES Program

On Demand
Live Date: (Mar 14,2019)
Expiration Date: (Mar 13,2022)

Rating: 4.83 out of 5

Instructor: Mary Ann Hodorowicz, RD, CDCES, MBA, Certified Endocrinology Coder

Duration: 2 hours

MNT and DSMT Reimbursement

Money Matters in MNT and DSMT: Increase Your Reimbursement Now

On Demand
Live Date: (Feb 28,2019)
Expiration Date: (Feb 27,2022)

Rating: 4.77 out of 5

Instructor: Mary Ann Hodorowicz, RD, CDCES, MBA, Certified Endocrinology Coder

Duration: 2 hours