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CMS Publishes New Web-Based Training for MDS Section N: Medications – Drug Regimen Review

The course is intended as an overview of the assessment and coding process for the cross-setting quality measure Drug Regimen Review Conducted with Follow-Up for Identified Issues.

February 19, 2021

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Focused Infection Control Considerations Following the Care Compare Refresh

CMS memo QSO 20-31-All-REVISED includes revised criteria for triggering a FIC survey.

February 1, 2021

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DOH Offers Staff Support Training Video

Training highlights the importance of understanding yourself and stress during the pandemic.

January 29, 2021

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CMS Releases New Trainings for Post-Acute Care Providers

Two new programs now available: Section M: Assessment and Coding of Pressure Ulcers/Injuries and From Data Elements to Quality Measures: Cross-Setting QRP Web-Based Training.

January 19, 2021

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CMS Issues Updated Five-Star Technical Users’ Guide

The updated guide describes the newest methodologies for calculating nursing home ratings that will be used at the Jan. 27th refresh.

January 19, 2021

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CMS Updates Focused Infection Control Survey

QSO outlines new FIC survey triggers and provides guidance on survey prioritization and enforcement.

January 7, 2021

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Facility Evacuation Planning Application

New York City providers are required to review and comply by March 31, 2021.

January 6, 2021

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Facility Volunteers Sought for Legionella Study

Opportunity for nursing homes and assisted living facilities to participate.

December 15, 2020

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The Five-Star Freeze Is Over

CMS to resume calculation of the Health Inspection and Quality Measure domains of the Five-Star Quality Rating System on Care Compare.

December 8, 2020

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eFINDS Training Available

DOH announces training opportunities through June 2021.

December 3, 2020
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