1. Hospice: New Tool For Assessing Improper Medicare Payments Risk

    ... residing in assisted living facilities (ALFs) and nursing facilities (NFs).  As the regulatory focus on improper Medicare payments becomes more ... discharge status code not equal to “40” (expired at home), “41” (expired in a medical facility) or “42” ...

    December
    14, 2016
    Members
  2. Nursing Home Regulatory Report Newsletter Archive

    2020 January 2020 Nursing Home Regulatory Report Newsletter Archive ...

    September
    08, 2020
  3. Nursing Home Regulatory Developments

    ... toilets or sink drains as a means of disposal. Skilled nursing and nursing facilities, nursing centers of life plan ... On March 5, CMS announced that the April 2019 Nursing Home Compare update will lift the Five  Star freeze and ... and welcomes your comments and concerns. Nursing Home Regulatory Developments ...

    March
    06, 2019
    Regulation
    BY
    Janine Finck-Boyle
  4. Coronavirus Insights, Tools & Links Archive

    ...  (4/9/21) Drive for 75: Week 6 Resources  (4/9/21) Nursing Home Weekly: Recap of LeadingAge Update  (4/9/21) Senior ... For Aging Services  (4/22/20)  NCSHA Matrix of IRS Regulatory Relief as of April 21  (4/22/20)   New OAA and ...

    April
    16, 2021
  5. Skilled Nursing Regulatory Update from LeadingAge Annual Meeting

    Division of Nursing Homes Director Evan Shulman presented a skilled nursing regulatory update at the LeadingAge Annual Meeting in San ... questions from audience members. Changes to Nursing Home Compare On October 23, CMS implemented 2 changes to ...

    November
    05, 2019
    Regulation
    BY
    Jodi Eyigor
  6. MedPAC releases June 2016 report to Congress

    ... care (PAC) settings. Those settings include skilled nursing facilities, long-term care hospitals, inpatient rehabilitation facilities, and home health agencies. MedPAC believes that a PAC PPS is both ... and frontier areas that pose their own public policy and regulatory issues. A full summary of that meeting can be ...

    December
    14, 2016
    Members
  7. CMS Releases Interim Final Rule on Testing of Nursing Home Staff, Other Provisions

    CMS held a phone call for all nursing home providers this afternoon to coincide with the release of ... Protection and Affordable Care Act; Additional Policy and Regulatory Revisions in Response to the COVID-19 Public ...

    August
    25, 2020
    Regulation
    BY
    Jill Schumann
    BY
    Jodi Eyigor
  8. CMS Releases Rule Including New Nursing Home Reporting Requirements

    ... released an interim final rule on May 1 containing new nursing home requirements for reporting COVID-19 data. Requirements ... skilled nursing facilities and nursing facilities, to report incidences and data related to COVID-19 directly to ...

    May
    01, 2020
    Regulation
    BY
    Jodi Eyigor
  9. Nursing Home Round-Up January 2020

    ... of a new year, here’s where things stand with CMS and nursing homes: Rules and Interpretive Guidance CMS announced ... Programs; Requirements for Long-Term Care Facilities: Regulatory Provisions to Promote Efficiency and Transparency ... control continues to be the top citation in nursing home surveys nationally, with hand hygiene as the main cause ...

    February
    13, 2020
    Regulation
    BY
    Jodi Eyigor
  10. July 2020 Media Coverage & News

    ... insufficient’ pandemic response (7/30/20) Skilled Nursing News , HHS Boosts Initial Nursing Home Testing Shipment by 400, Promises ‘Affirmative ... Providers (7/30/20) Home Health Care News , Dombi: Regulatory Flexibilities Mean More Competition for Home ...

    February
    02, 2021

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