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Survey, Clinical and Quality

Survey, Clinical and Quality

DOH Provider Association Quarterly Meeting

Survey and abuse reporting discussed.

July 18, 2019

Survey, Clinical and Quality

CMS Proposes Changes to Nursing Home Regulations

Rules of Participation (ROPs) including some Phase 3 requirements are affected.

July 17, 2019

Survey, Clinical and Quality

QRP Penalty Notifications

Nursing homes that will be subject to a 2 percent reduction of their Medicare Part A rate beginning on Oct. 1, 2020 for failing to meet the required Quality Reporting Program threshold should be receiving notification this week.

July 16, 2019

Survey, Clinical and Quality

Changes to Resident Rights Proposed

DOH seeks comments on proposed regulatory changes.

July 8, 2019

Survey, Clinical and Quality

DOH Finalizes 2018 Quality Pool Scores

Homes can now access score sheets with their overall quintile ranking on the Health Commerce System.

June 17, 2019

Survey, Clinical and Quality

Update on Annual TB Screening for Health Care Workers

New recommendations on annual TB screening for health care workers issued in CDC’s MMWR and adopted by CDC.

June 10, 2019

Survey, Clinical and Quality

Mystery Solved: There Is No Secret Ingredient

CMS recently released the MDS data elements used for the FY 2021 SNF QRP APU determination. An analysis of the data elements compared to current submission edits was revealing.

June 10, 2019

Survey, Clinical and Quality

BFCC-QIO Changes Require Action by Health Care Providers

New memo outlines change with appeals and quality of care complaints.

June 4, 2019

Survey, Clinical and Quality

Quality Reporting Program Learning Opportunity

Medicare Learning Network to offer an update on post-acute QRP programs on June 5th.

June 3, 2019

Survey, Clinical and Quality

Webinar on Improving Communication

Free program seeks to improve communication for nursing home staff and families.

May 20, 2019
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