1. New GAO Report Identifies Needed Improvements to Nursing Home Compare and the CMS Nursing Home 5-Star Rating System

    ... Services (CMS) Nursing Home Compare Website and the 5-Star Nursing Home Rating System. Why GAO Did This Study GAO ... to Nursing Home Compare and the CMS Nursing Home 5-Star Rating System ...

    December
    28, 2016
  2. CMS Releases FY2023 Hospice Wage Index Final Rule with Rate Increase

    ... For FY2023 and subsequent years, CMS finalized a permanent 5-percent cap on any decreases to a geographic area’s wage ... Stakeholder Engagement webpage . CAHPS Hospice Survey with Star Rating Several commenters stated CMS should examine ... response rates will prevent hospices from being assigned a Star Rating. CMS shared that for the August 2022 reporting ...

    July
    28, 2022
    Regulation
    BY
    Katy Barnett
  3. 5-Star Quality Rating System Updates, October 2019

    On October 7, CMS announced changes to the 5-Star Quality Rating System on Nursing Home Compare. Most ... 4 stars. These changes are made in accordance with the 5-point plan announced by CMS Administrator Seema Verma in a ...

    October
    07, 2019
    Regulation
    BY
    Jodi Eyigor
  4. Coronavirus Insights, Tools & Links Archive

    ... (7/16/21) Drive for 75: Week 20 Resources (7/16/21) 5 Things to Know about Reporting PRF Lost Revenue (7/15/21) ... HUD Requests More & Better Housing from Congress  (5/28/21) Nursing Home Weekly: Recap of LeadingAge Update ... Payments  (12/7/20) CMS Announces Updates to Five Star Quality Rating System  (12/4/20) Report: Critical Role ...

    March
    24, 2020
  5. CMS Announces Changes to 5-Star Rating System; End of Staffing Submission Waiver

    ... memo on June 25 , CMS announced temporary changes to the 5-star rating system on Nursing Home Compare. These changes ... on Nursing Home Compare. What This Means for Providers The 5-Star Rating System is about to get even more confusing. The ...

    June
    26, 2020
    Regulation
    BY
    Jodi Eyigor
  6. Safety Technology for Long-Term and Post-Acute Care: A Primer and Provider Selection Guide

    ...  Wireless Nurse Call Systems              3.5    Two-Way Staff Communications System            ...   4.4    Increased Peace of Mind              4.5    Improved Regulatory Compliance              ... may positively reflect on quality measures, like CMS Five Star Ratings. However, the impact of these technologies may ...

    October
    02, 2018
  7. Data Analytics Technologies: A Primer and Provider Selection Guide

    ... Information Exchange Intermediaries            4.5.     Data/Information Repositories            4.6.     APIs      5.     Potential Uses and Benefits of Data Analytics ... the organization. 3.1.6.    Quality (such as Five-Star Rating) Health care organizations’ priority is to ...

    March
    03, 2021
  8. CMS Releases the Home Health Patient Experience of Care Star Ratings

    ... of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HHCAHPS) Survey star ratings on Home Health Compare website. The HHCAHPS star ... the HHCAHPS Survey). Specific care issues (questions 3, 4 5, 10, 12, 13, 14 on the HHCAHPS Survey). Global measure ... 20 on the HHCAHPS Survey). CMS assigns 1,2,3,4, or 5 whole stars for each HHCAHPS measure by applying ...

    January
    28, 2016
  9. Mission as the North Star of Good Governance

    Gene Mitchell Polaris, a.k.a., the North Star, sits almost directly above the North Pole, which ... this provider incorporated Lean management principles to 5 nursing homes, with encouraging results. Finally, our ... is editor of LeadingAge magazine. Mission as the North Star of Good Governance ...

    September
    18, 2017
    BY
    Gene Mitchell
  10. LeadingAge Need to Know: Coronavirus 10.5.20

    ... ET. You may recognize him because he recently sang the Star-Spangled Banner for the Indy 500. View the full list of ... the coronavirus. LeadingAge Need to Know: Coronavirus 10.5.20 ...

    October
    05, 2020
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