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2 months ago

Nursing Homes

Nursing Home Reimbursement Update

DOH announces CMI picture dates, introduces new Bureau Director.

4 months ago

Nursing Homes

Important PBJ and QRP Submission Deadlines for SNFs Next Week

Second quarter PBJ data and accurate first quarter MDS data due mid-August.

7 months 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.

8 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.

11 months ago

Nursing Homes

CMS Clarifies Its Position on Texting

S&C letter issued on Dec. 28th.

Nursing Homes

Nursing Home Payment Adjustments Reflected in Cycles 2152 and 2153

DOH has shared calculation information and backup data for supplemental payments and quality pool rate adjustments.

19 days ago

Nursing Homes

CMS Posts PDPM Resources

A series of fact sheets, FAQs, and other educational materials on the new nursing home Medicare Part A payment methodology effective October 2019 are now available.

24 days ago

Nursing Homes

Medicare Part B Coverage of Flu, Pneumonia, and Hepatitis B Vaccines

New LeadingAge NY memo addresses coverage and payment in various settings.

25 days ago

Nursing Homes

Nursing Home Reimbursement Update

Members should anticipate quality pool payment adjustments and 1 percent supplement payments by mid-December.

29 days ago

Nursing Homes

NYS Attorney General Addresses Sales of Not-for-Profit Nursing Homes

AG recommends best practices for boards and management on selling a not-for-profit nursing home.

19 days ago

Nursing Homes

Temporary Leaves and Medicare SNF Coverage

SNF residents may temporarily leave the facility for holiday visits.

25 days ago

Nursing Homes

Report Highlights Barriers to Post-Acute Care Decision-Making

The report, released by the United Hospital Fund, discusses the importance of post-acute care and the impediments to optimal post-acute care decision-making, including the rapid pace of discharge decisions, managed care network limits, regulations, and the limitations of publicly-available quality data.

25 days ago

Nursing Homes

CMS Proposes New Medicaid Managed Care Regulations

The proposed regulations are intended to reduce administrative burdens and give state Medicaid agencies greater flexibility to address local circumstances and populations.

1 month ago
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