Articles and Updates from LeadingAge
More Measures Coming to SNF VBP & QRP programs
LeadingAge has put together a summary table of the new QRP & VBP measures outlining the years the new measures will begin impacting payments, as well as the years the data is being collected from. SNFs should take note that some data they ...
HCBS Quality Measure Set Next Steps
During the August CMS Long-Term Services and Supports Open Door Forum, Jennifer Bowdoin, Director, Division of Community Systems Transformation, provided an overview of the HCBS Quality Measure Set. Although state participation will be mostly voluntary, measures will be used in evaluation for state directed payments in MLTSS ...
CAST Members in the News
PointClickCare Technologies to Acquire Audacious Inquiry PointClickCare Technologies plans to acquire health IT company Audacious Inquiry to build out the company’s data exchange and care coordination services,
Prizes Offered for New Alexa Skills
Developers can win cash prizes for developing new Alexa skills for older adults, Amazon announced at an Alexa Live event last month. Skills that serve senior living communities as well as older adults aging in place are eligible. Senior Housing News shared
Robust Infrastructure Essential for Tech Success
While technology is now essential in senior living organizations, their infrastructure is not always sufficient to support current needs. Approximately 30 percent of senior care organizations have not upgraded their network infrastructure in more than five years, according to a recent Twitter poll by HealthTech. In ...