Structuring Contracts for Inclusion in the Medicare Wage Index (W4008)
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This is a recording of a live webinar delivered on March 19, 2024.

View this webinar to learn about the importance of working with your contracting team to structure contracts in a manner that is compliant with the Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC) audit guidelines.


The speakers have no real or perceived conflicts of interest that relate to this presentation.

At the conclusion of this session, participants should be able to: 


  • Identify contract labor rules for the Medicare Wage Index. 

  • Recognize how to work with your contracting team to ensure that your contract dollars are allowed. 

  • Describe best practices and common pitfalls of structuring contracts for the Medicare Wage Index. 

The Georgia Hospital Association Research & Education Foundation is an approved provider of nursing home administrator credits as a professional trade association in long term care under Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. 393-13-.02, (1) (a). Approved for 1 contact hour.   


By attending Structuring Contracts for Inclusion in the Medicare Wage Index offered by Georgia Hospital Association, participants may earn up to 1 ACHE Qualifying Education Hour toward initial certification or recertification of the Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE) designation. Attendees who wish to have the hours applied toward ACHE Qualifying Education credit must self-report their participation by logging into their MyACHE account and selecting ACHE Qualifying Education Credit. 

Please complete the course evaluation to earn your certificate of participation.
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