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Survey, Clinical and Quality

Survey, Clinical and Quality

Dashes to Dashes: MDS Clarified

New CMS edit check to include a warning when a dash is placed in a quality measure assessment item.

February 20, 2018

Survey, Clinical and Quality

PBJ Data Submission Stakes Increase

Feb. 14th is the deadline to finalize Payroll Based Journal data that will be used in 5-Star ratings.

February 13, 2018

Survey, Clinical and Quality

CMS Issues FAQ Document on LTC Survey Regulations and Survey Process

Clarification provided in a number of key areas.

February 7, 2018

Survey, Clinical and Quality

Providing Notification to the Ombudsman

State Long Term Care Ombudsman issues letter regarding nursing home discharges and transfers.

February 6, 2018

Survey, Clinical and Quality

DOH Issues Revised Closure Guidelines

More specific guidance provided to nursing homes contemplating closure.

February 6, 2018

Survey, Clinical and Quality

PBJ Coming to Five-Star in April

Together with ezPBJ, LeadingAge NY will be providing education on this issue once more definitive information is obtained.

February 5, 2018

Survey, Clinical and Quality

Next PBJ Deadline is Feb. 14th

Nursing homes must have all payroll data for the last quarter of 2017 submitted by Valentine’s Day.

January 23, 2018

Survey, Clinical and Quality

Not Fake News

Early experiences with the new nursing home survey process.

January 16, 2018

Survey, Clinical and Quality

CMS Updates and Adds Resources to Jimmo Settlement Agreement Webpage

CMS has added resources regarding Medicare coverage to help people who need skilled maintenance nursing or therapy, including a new webpage containing important information about the Jimmo Settlement.

January 8, 2018

Survey, Clinical and Quality

CMS Clarifies Its Position on Texting

S&C letter issued on Dec. 28th.

January 5, 2018
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