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- Identifying Rehospitalization Risk Factors
Did you know that one risk factor rehospitalization is living in a long-term care facility (LTCF). Medicare recipients living in LTCFs have higher rates of emergency room visits and rehospitalizations than their peers in the community. Learn more about risk factors for rehospitalizations in this article.
- Ask the expert: Therapy billing
Diane Brown is a long-term care regulatory specialist and lead educator for HCPro's Medicare Boot Camp-Long-Term Care Version. In this Q&A with Diane, she answers a question about therapy billing.
- QAPI is coming: Is your facility preparing for its arrival?
Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement (QAPI) is a hot topic in long-term care as CMS is currently working on formalizing their plans for the program. Read this article to learn more about the buzz.
- CMS releases updated MDS 3.0 RAI User's Manual
CMS has released the MDS 3.0 RAI User’s Manual. Read on to learn more about this revision and the changes it features.
- CMS issues transmittal to update the Medicare Provider Reimbursement Manual
CMS issued a transmittal updating the Medicare Provider Reimbursement Manual, Chapter 41, which directly affects SNFs. Learn more about these changes today!
- 2014 SNF Proposed Rule Analysis: Revising and rebasing the SNF market basket
CMS issued its annual proposed rule featuring payment updates for SNFs in 2014, which proposes revising and rebasing the SNF market basket. Do you understand what this proposal means? Let’s breakdown what this revising and rebasing really means to SNFs.
Long-Term Care Blog
MDSCentral gives long-term care professionals MDS 3.0 news and resources to prepare for the new assessment system.
QAPI is coming: Is your facility preparing for its arrival?
CMS releases updated MDS 3.0 RAI User's Manual
Ask the expert: Therapy billing
2014 SNF Proposed Rule Analysis: Revising and rebasing the SNF market basket
Ask the expert: BIMS assessment