Reimbursement Workshop

A reimbursement workshop focusing on the 2023-2025 state budget funding, cost reports, rates, and CMI

The Reimbursement Workshop is open to all post-acute care providers. The workshop will be hosted from 9:30 AM – 12 PM at the KI Convention Center. Faculty for the workshop includes WHCA/WiCAL Vice President of Reimbursement Policy, Kate Dickson; Larry Lester and Rob Schlicht of Wipfli, LLP; and Tina Schrader-Berte, President/CEO of Pro Ed Continuum LLC.


Plan on attending Spring Conference AND the Reimbursement Workshop? Register HERE. Click on the Attendee & Registration Center for the attendee registration form. 

Wish to attend only the Reimbursement Workshop? Register HERE


When: April 12, 2023 from 9:30 AM – 12 PM

Where: KI Convention Center – Green Bay (session room is TBD)

Price: $99 as an add-on to Spring Conference or $129 for Members & $179 for Non-Members

Workshop Agenda & Summary

Budget Update – Kate Dickson

  • Participants will learn about the status of the 2023-2025 state budget related to nursing home and assisted living funding

Understanding your cost report adjustments and Medicaid rate worksheets – Rob Schlicht & Larry Lester 

  • A discussion regarding responding to Medicaid auditor information requests will educate participants how the information impacts their Medicaid rates
  • Presenters will discuss cost report adjustment examples
  • Presenters will walk through the key cost report information and how the information impacts a providers Medicaid rates

Understanding the resident roster CMI calculations – Tina Schrader-Berte 

  • Participants will learn how to access resident rosters
  • A discussion related to CMI criteria will help lay the baseline for attendees
  • Participants will learn how to reconcile their resident rosters to their internal documentation
  • Attendees will learn what areas of the MDS impact their CMI