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New Members Join CAST
CAST extends a warm welcome to a new Supporter and Business Associate. Lyft Mobility Solutions builds custom transportation solutions for aging communities and medical service providers and is a new LeadingAge CAST Supporter. Lyft is a ridesharing company that links ...
McKnight’s Shares Results of EHR Adoption Survey
LeadingAge CAST and Gold Partner with CAST Focus Ziegler’s recent survey of electronic health record (EHR) use among senior living providers was featured in a recent issue of McKnight’s. In "
CAST Updates Functional Assessment and Activity Monitoring Tool
CAST has updated its Functional Assessment and Activity Monitoring Technology Selection Tool, which addresses wearable consumer technologies. The updated version includes three additional vendors and ...
Seniors Have the Steepest Housing Challenge
According to HUD, the proportion of very low-income renters with worst case needs increased among all household types in 2015; increasing 40 percent for elderly households without children. During 2015, 1.85 million elderly renters had worst case needs, an increase of 382,000 since 2013. The proportion of elderly very ...
Final FY2018 SNF PPS Rule Adopts Changes to SNF QRP and VBP
SNF Value-Based Payment Program The SNF VBP program uses Medicare claims data to calculate a 30-day hospital readmission rate for SNFs. The program will begin affecting Medicare Fee-For-Service payment rates for SNFs October 1, 2018. As part ...