Register today for PMDA's Fall Regional Meeting!

This session will discuss the call for nursing home reform that has been highlighted in the recent report from the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine and the White House and how these recommendations are anticipated to shape the future of Federal interventions in nursing homes. The various stakeholders, their areas of consensus and divergence, as well as how AMDA’S advocacy work bridges diverse groups will be covered. Additionally, the session will address the recent changes in physician documentation and how these changes may play a role in practice patterns for PALTC practices.

Alex Bardakh, MPP, PLC, is the Director of Public Policy and Advocacy for AMDA – The Society. Mr. Bardakh works for the Society’s extensive Public Policy agenda through advocacy in Congress and numerous federal agencies. A graduate from the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC) in Political Science/Psychology and Master’s Degree in Public and Legal Policy, Mr. Bardakh has extensive experience in health policy with a specific focus on areas such as payment models and quality of care initiatives. He has been a recognized national speaker on healthcare policy and has spoken at national conferences throughout the country. 

This session will be both virtual and in-person at the Hill at Whitemarsh in Lafayette Hill, PA.


6:00 p.m.
PMDA Announcements
6:15 p.m.
7:15 p.m.
Q&A and Adjournment


Alex Bardakh, MPP, CAE

Certified Medical Director Credit

This activity has been pre-approved by the American Board of Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine (ABPLM) for a total of 1 management hours toward certification as a Certified Medical Director (CMD) in post-acute and long-term care medicine. The CMD program is administered by the ABPLM.  Each physician should claim only those hours of credit actually spent on the activity. 

Continuing Medical Education

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of the Pennsylvania Medical Society and The Pennsylvania Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine (PMDA). The Pennsylvania Medical Society is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Pennsylvania Medical Society designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physician should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the educational activity.

The planners and faculty for this CME activity have no relevant financial relationships.


Information to access the Zoom webinar will be provided the week of the meeting to those who pre-registered.


Registration Fees

PMDA Member $25
Non-Member $30

Refund Policy: Refund requests must be made in writing to Requests received on or before Monday, August 29, 2022 will receive a full refund. Refund requests received between Tuesday, August 30, 2022 and Friday, September 2, 2022 will receive a refund minus a $5 administrative fee. No refunds will be issued after Friday, September 2, 2022.