1. LeadingAge Nursing Home Network – May 2022

    The LeadingAge Nursing Home Network met on May 31 to review recent nursing home policy updates and share feedback among members. ...

    June
    07, 2022
    Regulation
    BY
    Jodi Eyigor
  2. LeadingAge Nursing Home Roundtable - February 23, 2021

    The new LeadingAge Nursing Homes Monthly Roundtable held its first call on ... the request of LeadingAge, CMS Director of the Division of Nursing Homes, Evan Shulman, joined as a special guest ... Mr. Shulman reported that CMS is eager for nursing home visitation to be expanded and vaccination will help. Mr. ...

    February
    24, 2021
    Regulation
    BY
    Jodi Eyigor
  3. CMS Issues Visitation FAQs for Nursing Home Providers

    ... a new FAQ document on June 24 related to visitation in nursing homes. This FAQ comes months after CMS restricted visitation in nursing homes ( QSO-20-14-NH-REVISED ) and as states ... continue to restrict general visitation until the nursing home enters phase 3 of the reopening recommendations. ...

    June
    25, 2020
    Regulation
    BY
    Jodi Eyigor
  4. LeadingAge Nursing Home Advisory Group - May 2021

    ... (CDC) Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion joined the Nursing Home Advisory Group call on May 25, 2021 to review the ... be used. Preliminary data on COVID-19 vaccine coverage in nursing homes was provided to CDC through the Long-Term Care ...

    May
    26, 2021
    Regulation
    BY
    Jodi Eyigor
  5. LeadingAge Nursing Home Advisory Group – January 2022

    The Nursing Home Advisory Group met January 25 to explore LeadingAge ... and time frames. Current offerings of interest to Nursing Home Advisory Group members include an 18-minute QuickCast on ...

    January
    28, 2022
    Regulation
    BY
    Jodi Eyigor
  6. The Impact of COVID-19 on Nursing Home Residents and Staff and What We Can Do Better

    ... “ A National Tragedy: COVID-19 in the Nation’s Nursing Homes”. Witnesses addressed the out-sized impact of the pandemic on nursing home residents – more than 170,000 dead, 40% of ...

    March
    18, 2021
    Legislation
  7. ICYMI: CMS Presents Nursing Homes Session at Annual Meeting

    Director, Division of Nursing Homes at CMS Evan Shulman helped wrapped up the ... a break-out session entitled “Preparing for Your Next Nursing Home Survey”, followed by a live Q&A chat session. Mr. ...

    November
    19, 2020
    Regulation
    BY
    Jodi Eyigor
  8. Nursing Home Visitation Guidance Updated

    ... for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released updated nursing home visitation guidance . This update is a revision to the ... more flexibility thanks to vaccination of residents and nursing home staff. These changes are effective immediately ...

    March
    10, 2021
    Regulation
    BY
    Jodi Eyigor
  9. NQF Endorses Quality Measures for Nursing Homes

    NQF Endorses Quality Measures for Nursing Homes On March 3, 2011, the National Quality Forum ... (HHS), endorsed  a series of 21 quality measures (QM) for nursing homes. These measures will be used by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) on Nursing Home Compare, replacing the existing 19 short and long-stay ...

    March
    23, 2011
    Members
  10. First Nursing Home Infection Control Incentive Payment Arriving Nov. 2 -- UPDATED

    ... providers must meet two "gateway" criteria: 1) the nursing home's infection rate must be lower than that of the infection rate in their county; AND 2) the nursing home's mortality rate for residents must be less than ...

    November
    18, 2020
    Regulation
    BY
    Nicole Fallon

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