Daniel Laffery, RN, RAC-CT
Daniel Laffery, RN, RAC-CT, is the Operational Manager of the largest Long-Term Care Consulting firm in Kansas, serving over 150 providers in Kansas and Missouri and more than 4,500 elders. In this position, Daniel has been able to assist providers to analyze a vast variety of “opportunities”, such as going from operating in the red to operating in the black, navigating complex survey compliance issues, and RAC audit prevention and reduction of recoupment. He is currently a member of LeadingAge of Kansas, Kansas Health Care Association, and the American Association of Nurse Assessment Coordination, as well as an active Board Member for Kansas Culture Change Coalition. Daniel holds current certification as a Resident Assessment Coordinator through the American Association of Nurse Assessment Coordination. Previously, he served in long-term care as a certified nursing assistant, charge nurse, MDS coordinator, Director of Nursing, and Nurse Consultant. Daniel’s expertise has been sought through educational presentations to assist SNF interdisciplinary audiences to optimally understand the complexities associated with the MDS.