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1 month ago

Nursing Homes

PBJ Submission Deadline is May 15th

Nursing homes should submit 2018 Q1 data before the deadline rush.

1 month ago

Nursing Homes

CMS Proposes Changes to Medicare Part A Reimbursement

The SNF PPS proposed rule would update payment rates for the coming year, make changes to quality reporting and VBP programs, and replace RUG-IV with an alternative case mix methodology.

2 months ago

Nursing Homes

Nursing Home Staffing Measures Transitioning to PBJ Data

CMS provides more information on their plan to incorporate Payroll Based Journal data into nursing home 5-Star quality ratings.

5 months ago

Nursing Homes

CMS Clarifies Its Position on Texting

S&C letter issued on Dec. 28th.

6 months ago

Nursing Homes

CMS Training Videos

Training videos provide guidance on the new nursing home survey process.

Nursing Homes

CMS Revises Policy Regarding Imposition of Immediate Jeopardy

Civil Money Penalties need not be applied in all situations.

1 day ago

Nursing Homes

Nursing Home Medicaid Funding Updates

DOH has completed the July 2018 Medicaid rates, has updated the assessment reimbursement add-on, and continues work on implementing budget provisions.

2 days ago

Nursing Homes

New VBP Specifications and Guidance Released

DOH recently released two value-based payment resources: an update to the Technical Specifications Manual for VBP reporting and a webinar comparing the VBP requirements of New York State’s Roadmap with the requirements of the MACRA Quality Payment Program for eligible clinicians.

3 days ago

Nursing Homes

PDPM Comments Due June 26th

Providers interested in submitting comments on the proposed SNF PPS rule, either directly to CMS or through LeadingAge NY, should do so this week.

4 days ago

Nursing Homes

CMS Issues New Survey Procedural Guide

Long Term Care Survey Process Procedure Guide replaces Appendix P.

2 days ago

Nursing Homes

Financial Reporting Changes

Not-for-profit organizations are required to update their financial statement disclosures and income tax calculations.

2 days ago

Nursing Homes

DOH Presents First Webinar in MLTC Value-Based Payment Learning Series

The webinar included presentations from VillageCareMAX, an MLTC plan, and a LHCSA about their value-based payment strategies.

4 days ago

Nursing Homes

Major Medicare Part A Reimbursement Changes Coming

A LeadingAge NY memo summarizing the Patient Driven Payment Model (PDPM) that CMS has proposed as a replacement for the RUG-IV methodology for determining Medicare Part A rates for nursing homes is available here.  CMS is accepting comments on the proposal until June 26.

9 days ago
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