Survey, Clinical and Quality
Survey, Clinical and QualityCMS Retiring Original Medicare Compare Site Tools on Dec. 1st
New online platform to consolidate sites for providers, caregivers, and residents.
- November 24, 2020
Survey, Clinical and QualityDOH Issues Guidance on Nursing Home Advocacy Services
Appeal information provided for involuntary discharges.
- November 16, 2020
Survey, Clinical and QualityNursing Home Surveys Are Back
Solid survey preparation is still the key for success.
- November 9, 2020
Survey, Clinical and QualityFive-Star Measure Specification Changes
The Short-Stay New or Worsening Pressure Ulcers technical specifications will now be the technical specifications for the Short-Stay SNF QRP measure, Changes in Skin Integrity Post-Acute Care: Pressure Ulcer/Injury.
- October 21, 2020
Survey, Clinical and QualityHelping Residents to Exercise Their Right to Vote During a Pandemic
New CMS memorandum QSO-21-02-NH reminds nursing homes of their responsibility to assist residents in exercising their right to vote. LeadingAge NY members are also advised that any voting assistance provided to residents and patients should be coordinated with their local boards of elections in order to ensure compliance with election laws.
- October 13, 2020
Survey, Clinical and QualityNew York Not Collecting MDS Section GG Data in OBRA Assessments
New MDS Version 1.17.2 not currently being used in New York.
- October 6, 2020
Survey, Clinical and QualitySNF HAI Dry Run Reports Now Available
Reports contain FY 2018 and FY 2019 performance scores for the SNF HAI measure.
- October 5, 2020
Survey, Clinical and QualityCold Weather Advisory for Nursing Homes
DOH issues annual guidance on keeping residents safe during the winter.
- October 5, 2020
Survey, Clinical and QualityNursing Home Pandemic Emergency Plan FAQs
DOH issues FAQs on nursing home Pandemic Emergency Plan requirement.
- October 1, 2020
Survey, Clinical and QualityInput Sought on New SNF Quality Reporting Program Measure
Draft measure covers healthcare-associated infections.
- September 22, 2020
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