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Survey, Clinical and Quality

Survey, Clinical and Quality

Webinar on Improving Communication

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

May 20, 2019

Survey, Clinical and Quality

PBJ Data Due Next Week

Data covering January through March 2019 must be finalized by May 15th.

May 6, 2019

Survey, Clinical and Quality

SNF Quality Reporting Program Deadline Is May 15th

SNFs can potentially avoid a 2 percent reduction in their Medicare FFS rates by ensuring they have submitted all necessary MDS data for admissions and discharges between Oct. 1st and Dec. 31, 2018 as part of the required reporting for the SNF QRP.

April 29, 2019

Survey, Clinical and Quality

Hone Your Five-Star Skills with These Tools

Details of sweeping Five-Star changes and what they mean are reviewed in 17-minute video presentation and associated handouts.

April 24, 2019

Survey, Clinical and Quality

Review and Corrections Deadline Rapidly Approaching

April 1, 2019 is the deadline to review and submit correction requests to CMS regarding quality measure information from CY 2017 stay-level data for the FY 2019 SNF VBP Program.

March 25, 2019

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Is There a Place for Mom?

In response to member concerns shared at our March 14th Nursing Facility Cabinet meeting regarding lack of housing at discharge adversely affecting Five-Star performance, LeadingAge NY analyzed data to identify regional trends in successful discharge.

March 15, 2019

Survey, Clinical and Quality

Reviewing and Correcting VBP Data

Educational call will outline the process for requesting corrections to quarterly nursing home VBP data.

March 11, 2019

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CMS Updates Five Star, Nursing Home Compare, and Immediate Jeopardy Standards

Nursing Home Compare and Five Star changes take effect in April; revisions to Immediate Jeopardy standards effective as of March 5th.

March 8, 2019

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Is Your Facility Over the Threshold?

The Skilled Nursing Facility Provider Threshold Report is now available.

March 5, 2019

Survey, Clinical and Quality

CMS Quality Measure Shuffle: What’s in Store for April 2019

The new MDS 3.0 Quality Measures User’s Manual Version 12.0, effective Jan. 1, 2019, has been posted to the CMS website.

February 27, 2019
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