1. How LTC Providers Can Prepare for the MDS & Staffing Survey

    ... the results can impact its Nursing Home Compare  five-star quality rating .  In 2014, the  Centers for Medicaid ... CMS 671  and  672 . The pilot survey was launched in 5 states and included 25 facilities.  The survey can occur ... CMS 671  and  672 . The pilot survey was launched in 5 states and included 25 facilities.  The survey can occur ...

    March
    21, 2016
    Corporate Partners
  2. LeadingAge Coronavirus Spotlights

    ... residents, building trust, and testing April 5, 2020: James Bernardo on lack of PPE, stress on staff, and ... Outbreaks, Testing, and Workforce Challenges May 5, 2020: Nick Yablon on Creating Time Capsules During the ... of having at least one COVID case by nursing home star ratings; found no meaningful relationship between star ...

    May
    04, 2020
  3. The Freeze is Lifted but the Bar is Raised

    On March 5, 2019, CMS announced several significant changes to the Five Star Quality Rating System. Changes will take effect April ... weight, 100 total points will be available, awarded in 5-point increments. Separation of short-stay and long-stay ...

    March
    06, 2019
    Members
  4. Home Health: 2 Upcoming Webinars in 2015 on Accessing Tools and Using Quality Metrics

    ... of analyses: Home Health Quality Metrics Training Aug 5, 2015 11 a.m. Eastern . Home Health Quality Metrics ... skilled nursing homes with the ability to analyze their 5-star ratings, staffing, quality measures and ...

    February
    12, 2015
    Members
  5. Accomplished, Creative and Generous Souls: These Are the People We Serve

    ... Horath also loves music, having played piano since age 5. She also plays clarinet and saxophone. Whenever she hears ... Carolinas Brittany Pointe Estates , Lansdale, PA When Lita Star was searching for a retirement community, there was a ... her 103rd birthday in December. Celebrating with her were 5 other neighbors over 100 years old. She is very proud of ...

    January
    18, 2016
    BY
    The Members of LeadingAge
  6. Comments on FY2017 Hospice Rule Changes

    ... eventual evolution to a quality rating system based on a 5-star model.  SUMMARY OF BURDEN HOURS AND COSTS-  ... CMS provide sufficient time for stakeholders to review the 5-star model for hospice CMS needs to re-evaluate the cost of ...

    June
    16, 2016
    Members
  7. Survey & Certification Nursing Home Action Plan Released

    ... with CMS’ main goals.” The Plan is organized into 5 actionable strategies: Enhance Consumer Awareness and ... this memo and located on the CMS website . Highlights:  5-Star Quality Rating System Division of Nursing Homes (DNH) ...

    May
    23, 2016
    Members
  8. Regulatory Roundup 2.0

    ... and practices in such programs and activities. Commented 5/8/2018 Proposed rule: Medicare Program; Prospective Payment ... of the wage index used to adjust SNF payments. Commented 5/3/2019 Reqest for Information: on State Relief and ... related to marketing and communications, past performance, Star Ratings, network adequacy, medical loss ratio reporting, ...

    January
    18, 2019
  9. How Lakewood Village is Helping Researchers Evaluate Technology’s Potential

    ... Health Resources and Services Administration funded the 5-year Smart Care project. The funds were used to purchase ... work,” UT Arlington Professor Gergely Zaruba told the Star-Telegram . “If some new technology comes up, we can ... Health Resources and Services Administration funded the 5-year Smart Care project. The funds were used to purchase ...

    September
    22, 2015
  10. New CAST Case Study Highlights Data Analytics

    ... seen an increase in skilled care reimbursement.   Five-Star Ratings : Using PointRight’s analytics over the past five years, all ArchCare facilities have achieved a 5-Star Overall rating at times. Results include a 540-bed facility that achieved a 5-Star Quality rating, up from 3 stars, in six months. A ...

    April
    21, 2021
    CAST
    BY
    Donna Childress

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