1. CAST Members in the News: February 2015

    ... and effort to help our customers manage the changing regulatory environment,” Pure said. “Beyond simply ... and elevate patient outcomes.” Cerner Extended Care Home Health appeared on the list of highly ranked home care ... Square Health Center in Westmont, IL, a 200-bed skilled nursing setting that implemented the technology about 5 years ...

    17, 2015
  2. How LTC Providers Can Prepare for the MDS & Staffing Survey

    ... and prepare for it, because the results can impact its Nursing Home Compare  five-star quality rating .  In 2014, the  ... can occur at any time and is above and beyond the annual regulatory survey that skilled nursing facilities and nursing ...

    21, 2016
    Corporate Partners
  3. 2015 Annual Report: Committees, Cabinets, Commissions, & Advisory Groups

    ... Minds” awards. Ms. Audrey Weiner, Chair, Jewish Home Lifecare   Advisory Committees   Joan Anne McHugh Long-Term Care Nursing Academy National Advisory Board The Joan Anne McHugh ... to Congress and the Administration concerning regulatory and legislative issues that pertain to adult day ...

    09, 2016
  4. Fiscal Year 2020 Proposed Rule for Skilled Nursing Facilities

    ... year (FY) 2020 payment rates and policies for skilled nursing facilities (SNFs). This rule proposes changes to ... and psychosocial well-being. ICD-10 Code updates A sub-regulatory process has been proposed for updating ICD-10 ... of withheld funds from that year. Reporting on Nursing Home Compare Proposed additions to Nursing Home Compare ...

    07, 2019
    Jodi Eyigor
  5. 2021 Aging Related State Legislation

    ... money to the federal government. PPE New Jersey, requires nursing homes to maintain a supply of personal protection ... of the total number of residents within the nursing home for a reasonable period. Texas requires the Texas ... for the continuous monitoring of HHSC staffing levels and regulatory capacity. This bill amends the current law ...

    03, 2022
    Eram Abbasi
  6. Telehealth and Remote Patient Monitoring for Long-Term and Post-Acute Care: A Primer and Provider Selection Guide

    ...          6.1.1  Medicare Reimbursement of Home Telehealth          6.2  Medicaid Coverage ... and home monitoring to supplement home visits from nursing professionals. Non-clinical services  such as ... Tools can also be critical to providers.  Legal and Regulatory Requirements: Of course legal and regulatory ...

    06, 2016
  7. Medication Management Technologies for Long-Term and Post-Acute Care: A Primer and Provider Selection Guide

    ... can vary based on the care setting. Someone in the home can face different issues than someone living in a skilled nursing facility. Yet common threads appear in most care ... Each has to answer to a federal, state, and/or third-party regulatory environment that is not aware of the other ...

    08, 2015
  8. CMS Updates Focused Infection Control Survey Triggers

    ... must be initiated within 3-5 days of identification for nursing homes that report 3 or more new COVID-19 cases in the past week or 1 new resident case in a nursing home that was previously COVID-free. National Healthcare ... public health emergency, CMS issued a number of federal regulatory waivers, including physical environment and Life ...

    04, 2021
    Jodi Eyigor
  9. Interview with Dr. Tamara Konetzka – April 6, 2022

    ... and Medicine’s Committee on the Quality of Care in Nursing Homes, joined the April 6, 2022 LeadingAge ... There had not been a comprehensive look at nursing home quality since a 1986 report. Q: Can you give us the ... A : Yes- there is clearly a role for Congress, a role for regulatory bodies, a role for nursing homes, a role for QIOs, ...

    06, 2022
    Jill Schumann
  10. November 2021 Media Coverage & News

    ... , Staffing shortages at crisis levels in Georgia nursing homes (11/30/21) Home Health Care News , ‘Be Vigilant’: What In-Home Care ... the home (11/15/21) McKnight’s Senior Living, Payment, regulatory and staffing reforms could emerge from effort to ...

    30, 2021