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A patient has aggressive fungating breast cancer wound and had a biopsy in August 2019. H
Can you explain the difference of how the HHRG treats wound care between nurses and thera
Long-term care professionals might want to opt for non-aspirin pain relievers for resident
by Megan Herr Agencies should consider implementing a solid wound care program o
Measure a wound from inside edge to inside edge to correctly document wound size, and ensure that
Wounds and Skin Tears Wounds and Skin Tears
All pressure injury care begins with accurate wound assessment and healthcare provider notificati
FEBRUARY 21, 2020
A new webinar scheduled for Friday, March 28 will address the impact of hospital worker fa
MARCH 25, 2014
Treatment with honey is called apitherapy. Medical-grade honey is used for wound car
NOVEMBER 15, 2013
A webinar that will feature The Joint Commission will focus on the symptoms and safety implicatio
MARCH 26, 2014
  Codes for common procedures of the skin, such as excisions, wound closures, and
APRIL 15, 2015
JUSTCODING
Wound care Q&A in
APRIL 15, 2015
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Hyperbaric oxygen (HBO) therapy is used to treat a variety of conditions, including wound care. H
APRIL 2, 2014
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  Membership Update: Sample Queries available from June 10 webinar
  Have you signed up for our next quarterly webinar?
FEBRUARY 9, 2018
  Did you miss our quarterly webinar?
FEBRUARY 23, 2018
  Did you miss our quarterly webinar? Here's how to listen.
OCTOBER 12, 2018
CMS held a webinar on May 12 explaining the methodology and upcoming changes to its controversial
In a September 30 webinar, KEPRO’s Cheryl Cook, the organization’s area two and four
OCTOBER 13, 2015
Q: Can we report new CPT® codes 97607 (negative pressure wound therapy,
  Billers' Association members, have you signed up for our quarterly webinar?
SEPTEMBER 21, 2018
Q&A: Long-term care ICD-10 coding specifics Editor's
JANUARY 1, 2015
Unfortunately, one of the most commonly cited deficiencies in home health care is the failure to
The ACGME recently posted three new webinars about the Next Accreditation System (NAS) on its
OCTOBER 25, 2013
APRIL 2, 2014
JUSTCODING
A man seeking medical attention for a self-inflicted gunshot wound fired at the locked doors of a
FEBRUARY 11, 2016
CMS and medical reviewers pay close attention to patterns in care delivery and HHRG data. They ar
APRIL 22, 2015
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APRIL 29, 2015
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MAY 21, 2014
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MAY 6, 2015
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MAY 13, 2015
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New for RPA subscriber-only: Using webinars to place medical didactics under one umbrella
FEBRUARY 14, 2018
Research shows that a tired workforce leads to poor patient care, although many facilities
MAY 28, 2014
In a recent Massachusetts General Hospital webinar, Neil Naik, MD, emergency medicine simulation
OCTOBER 1, 2020
As the transition to ICD-10 nears, it is imperative that long-term care facilities prepare
MARCH 21, 2014
  Research shows that a tired workforce leads to poor patient care, although many fa
JULY 9, 2014
Webinar Rebroadcast Presented on: Thursday, May 23, 201
MAY 7, 2014
JUSTCODING
MAY 20, 2015
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MAY 6, 2015
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HCPro is planning its 2018 GME books, webinars, and e-learning courses. We can't do this without
OCTOBER 6, 2017
by J’non Griffin Home care providers should weigh options for providing mo
MAY 6, 2015
JUSTCODING
by Josh Poltilove The big buzz at the National Association for Home Care & Hos
In July, HCPro sponsored a 90-minute webinar, "Proper GI Scope Disinfection: How to Avoid Be
OCTOBER 22, 2015
Editor’s note: This Q&A was taken from a June 2017 webinar from th
OCTOBER 1, 2018
In July, a patient shot and killed his case worker and wounded a physician at Mercy Wellness Cent
OCTOBER 30, 2014
There’s still time to receive a discount on HCPro residency books and webinars! Take our b
SEPTEMBER 15, 2017
Don’t miss your chance to earn a discount on HCPro residency books and webinars! Take our
SEPTEMBER 29, 2017
MARCH 18, 2015
JUSTCODING
MARCH 11, 2015
JUSTCODING
Which of the following webinar topics would you be most likely to pay to attend?
MARCH 4, 2015
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Which of the following webinar topics would you be most likely to pay to attend?
FEBRUARY 25, 2015
JUSTCODING
Stop the productivity drain and ensure your outcome scores are accurate. Attend this webinar to s
As an HHA staffer or nurse, you care for people in vital ways—bathing, grooming, feeding, a
The following Q&A was taken from HCPro’s complimentary webinar, "Shift
Editor’s note: The following is based on a recent HCPro webinar featuring independent s
MARCH 23, 2017
In July, a patient shot and killed his case worker and wounded a physician at Mercy Wellness Cent
AUGUST 13, 2014
A person visiting a family member at a Phoenix hospital died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound
SEPTEMBER 11, 2014
A diabetes code was the most commonly coded primary diagnosis in both the wound and endocrine cli
The below Q&A was taken from HCPro’s live webinar show, “
FEBRUARY 23, 2018
JULY 15, 2015
JUSTCODING
If you missed our September 23 webinar about the rapidly growing issue of active shooters and arm
SEPTEMBER 24, 2015
CMS pilots focused surveys to assess dementia care, MDS accuracy
SEPTEMBER 1, 2014
Bariatric care Bariatric care
Cancer Care Cancer Care
DECEMBER 1, 2009
Los Angeles police shot and wounded a man who had escaped from custody during an examination Sept
SEPTEMBER 29, 2016
Many nurses in long-term care have roles that require them to lead, yet they have never been giv
AUGUST 1, 2015
Editor's note: This Q&A was taken from the HCPro webinar "Emergency Planning: Conduc
FEBRUARY 25, 2016
DECEMBER 23, 2014
JUSTCODING
Editor’s note: The following Q&A comes from HCPro’s webinar, “CMS&rsquo
MARCH 16, 2018
JULY 15, 2015
JUSTCODING
ASHE webinar discusses the need for all-hands staff training and facility preparation
FEBRUARY 9, 2017
Caring for residents with diabetes Caring for residents with diabetes
JANUARY 1, 2011
MARCH 18, 2015
JUSTCODING
Editor’s note: This Q&A was taken from the January ASHE webinar, &
DECEMBER 1, 2017
Editor’s note: This Q&A was taken from the January ASHE webinar, “Active Shoo
JANUARY 1, 2018
  Amputation care
  Caring for Bedbound Residents
AUGUST 1, 2015
Alzheimer's disease and dementia care Alzheimer's disease and dementia care
Caring for the Alzheimer’s resident Caring for the Alzheimer's resident
  Care Plans and Medicare Payments: Why care plans must move toward functionality
  Affordable Care Act payment model continues to improve care, lower costs
AUGUST 12, 2016
  Physicians and health care providers continue to improve quality of care, lower costs
AUGUST 26, 2016
  Transforming Health Care Delivery through the CMS Innovation Center: Better Care, Healthier P
MARCH 10, 2017
  End-of-life care
OCTOBER 1, 2011
  Caring for hearing- and vision-impaired residents
  Tube feeding and oral care
Affordable Care Act Accountable Care Organization initiatives put patients at the center of thei
AUGUST 26, 2016
Editor's note: This Q&A was taken from the July 2016 webinar, "Clarifications of the Mos
OCTOBER 20, 2016
Can the plan of care serve as a way to document medications?  
Fill in the blank: Each patient should have a written plan of care that has and
OCTOBER 28, 2014
  Restorative care for residents after hip surgery
OCTOBER 1, 2014
  CMS proposes major revision to regulations for long-term care
  How do we meet the level of care requirement?
  With the release of therapy utilization data, SNFs must prioritize individualized care
  The IMPACT Act and Care Plans: How they intersect
  Post-Acute Care Has a Quality Management Problem
  A unified PPS for postacute care gets closer
SEPTEMBER 2, 2016
  Electronic health care transactions can save time and money
NOVEMBER 4, 2016
  Care plans: How they affect compliance and reimbursement across the entire facility
OCTOBER 21, 2016
  Understanding and Promoting the Value of Chronic Care Management Services
JANUARY 27, 2017
  Advancing care coordination through episode payment models final rule
FEBRUARY 10, 2017
  Navigating Medicare Advantage: MAOs and Protecting Reimbursement in Long-Term Care
FEBRUARY 24, 2017
  IMPACT Act, VBP, care coordination, and the SNF landscape
APRIL 28, 2017
  Defining maintenance therapy: A proactive approach to quality care
  In long-term care credentialing, be rigorous yet realistic
OCTOBER 20, 2017
  Ethical principles for long-term care billers
Changing How We Care Plan webcast will be presented on: Tuesday, May 3, 2016. 1:00–2:30 p.
Changing How We Care Plan webcast will be presented on: Tuesday, May 3, 2016. 1:00–2:30 p.m
MARCH 18, 2016
The growth of managed care continues to grow due to the Medicaid expansion under the Affordable C
OCTOBER 24, 2014
Humana says its data shows that accountable care is making a difference for Medicare Advantage be
FEBRUARY 3, 2015
M2200 asks about the number of visits on the plan of care, which reflects physician orders. This
M2200 asks about the number of visits on the plan of care, which reflects physician orders. This
MARCH 9, 2017
Computerized care plans, now used almost universally, are geared to address and satisfy regulator
Patients of the Medicare-certified agency who are under the care of a physician and receiving hom
Care transitions have been a vital part of patient safety since the specialized discipline came t
APRIL 21, 2015
Although it plays an important role in care planning, delivery, and coordination, the care plan f
According to a press release from February 25, 2015, members of the American Health Care A
An increased focus on value-based care is creating new jobs within hospitals, according to a repo
FEBRUARY 17, 2015
When many people think of palliative care they think of care designed to increase comfort at th
FEBRUARY 3, 2015
  Upcoming Medicare Boot Camp- Long-Term Care Version in Minneapolis, MN, August 17th-20th
  25-year-old long-term care CoPs to get face-lift
OCTOBER 2, 2015
  Dementia Care Added to Medicare Advantage Value-Based Insurance Design Model
DECEMBER 22, 2016
  CMS launches three new policies, continuing the shift to value-based care
DECEMBER 22, 2016
  Obstructing audits could lead to Medicare exclusion for long-term care facilities
MARCH 17, 2017
  De-stressing distressed long-term care facilities: Challenges they currently face and solutio
  CMS Special Open Door Forum: The IMPACT Act and Improving Care Coordination
SEPTEMBER 8, 2017
  Want to learn more about the Billers’ Association for Long-Term Care?
NOVEMBER 10, 2017
Payment for advance-care planning may be on the horizon. A group of providers recently recommende
SEPTEMBER 15, 2015
The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) projects that home health care will be fastest growing indus
Name key elements that should be the basis for the “written” plan of care.
AUGUST 26, 2014
JULY 9, 2014
JUSTCODING
FEBRUARY 11, 2015
JUSTCODING
An American Hospital Association task force is hoping to help improve access to care for patients
AUGUST 25, 2015
Did you know? HCPro has created a membership community specifically for long-term care billing p
Did you know? HCPro has created a membership community specifically for long-term care billing p
APRIL 29, 2016
Did you know? HCPro has created a membership community specifically for long-term care billing p
APRIL 22, 2016
A new study finds that patients diagnosed with depression often rely on their primary care physic
A one-size-fits-all approach to case management and patient care can be detrimental to patients a
OCTOBER 19, 2017
A recent study published in Health Affairs found that when physician practices have care-manageme
MARCH 31, 2016
A patient’s plan of care is like a road map. It provides instructions and directions on ite
The nation’s largest healthcare buyers—Medi-care, state Medicaid programs, large empl
Match data for 2014 show a modest increase in the primary care physician workforce, but the incr
CMS reports that between 2012 and 2015, accountable care orga
AUGUST 30, 2016
Involving patients in their care isn’t just polite, it’s a CMS requirement. Condition
FEBRUARY 22, 2018
If therapy completes an evaluation after the nurse does the start of care and the therapy
Surveyors will scrutinize dementia care and Minimum Data Set coding in an upcoming pilot p
APRIL 25, 2014
Federal lawmakers have introduced a bill designed to improve coordination of care and serv
A bill introduced in the House of Representatives would target improved care coordination
AUGUST 1, 2014
This locator applies only if verbal orders are involved in the start of care process. It w
Hospital-owned urgent care centers are subject to modifier -PO (services, procedures and/or surge
A recent (March 10) study published in the American Journal of Managed Care reports that the use
The patient care plan (485) is not a stand-alone documentation system; it is the legal record of
The Quality of Patient Care Star Rating methodology includes nine of the 24 currently reported pr
The Joint Commission revised the rationale to Provision of Care standard PC.01.02.07, which discu
NOVEMBER 4, 2014
The Joint Commission extended the mandatory reporting of the Perinatal Care (PC) performance meas
JUNE 30, 2015
Medicare doesn’t differentiate between skilled and unskilled personal care because there is
Can we provide two home health aides to provide care for a quadriplegic patient?
Yes. Maintaining, cleaning, and caring for the assistive device can be done by the home health a
A 2016 study outlines what makes the perfect critical care nurse, from those who know best: criti
MARCH 3, 2016
The next CMS Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNF)/Long Term Care (LTC) Open Door Forum scheduled for:
The Independence at Home Demonstration, which is affiliated with the Affordable Care Act, is maki
SEPTEMBER 20, 2016
To succeed in the transformation to value-based care, John K. Hudson, MD, and hi
Joint Commission urges enforcement of oral care policies The Joint Commission is p
JANUARY 31, 2017
MARCH 5, 2014
JUSTCODING
This article has been excerpted from MDS Care Plans: A Person-Centered, Interdisciplinary App
APRIL 11, 2019
HCPro, Inc. has continued its expansion into the long-term care education and information deliver
NOVEMBER 7, 2006
Patients eligible for chronic care management services (CPT code 99490) are generally chronically
 A new study suggests that care provided by nurse practitioners (NP) and physician assistant
Emergency care in the United States is just barely getting a passing grade, according to a
APRIL 10, 2014
Fill in the blank: Patients are to be informed about unanticipated outcomes of care by
JUNE 10, 2014
Long-Term Care Regulatory Compliance Boot Camp The Long-Term Care R
SEPTEMBER 19, 2014
The Critical Care Societies Collaborative (CCSC) issued a report stating critical care nurses hav
AUGUST 4, 2016
Since the passage of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), CMS has been slowly making its transition awa
JULY 8, 2015
Research has shown that restrictive diets add little benefit for older adults in long-term care,
AUGUST 29, 2014
Federal officials announced new guidelines October for the protection of hospital workers caring
OCTOBER 22, 2014
Physician outsourcing firm EmCare, a subsidiary of Envision Healthcare, recently announced plans
JUNE 19, 2014
The aide care plan or assignment must provide enough direction so the aide knows exactly what to
Being rude can affect medical performance and patient care, according to a study conducted by Te
SEPTEMBER 10, 2015
Rural areas offer the biggest compensation packages for primary care physicians, according to hea
APRIL 14, 2016
The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to hear Home Care Association of America v. Weil, which means
U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Ben Cardin (D-MD) introduced the Home Health Care Planning
Involving patients in their care isn’t just polite, it’s a CMS requirement. Condition
FEBRUARY 20, 2018
Q: Some of our care teams are having trouble working together—one of my st
The Long-Term Care Regulatory Compliance Boot Camp is an intensive four-day course that wi
SEPTEMBER 11, 2014
  The Long-Term Care Regulatory Compliance Boot Camp is an
SEPTEMBER 25, 2014
The Long-Term Care Regulatory Compliance Boot Camp is an intensive four-d
OCTOBER 3, 2014
The Long-Term Care Regulatory Compliance Boot Camp is an intensive four-d
OCTOBER 9, 2014
The Long-Term Care Regulatory Compliance Boot Camp is an intensive four-d
OCTOBER 24, 2014
The Long-Term Care Regulatory Compliance Boot Camp is an intensive four-d
OCTOBER 31, 2014
The Long-Term Care Regulatory Compliance Boot Camp is an intensive four-d
NOVEMBER 7, 2014
The Long-Term Care Regulatory Compliance Boot Camp is an intensive four-d
NOVEMBER 14, 2014
The Long-Term Care Regulatory Compliance Boot Camp is an intensive four-d
NOVEMBER 21, 2014
The Long-Term Care Regulatory Compliance Boot Camp is an intensive four-d
DECEMBER 12, 2014
The Long-Term Care Regulatory Compliance Boot Camp is an intensive four-d
DECEMBER 5, 2014
Today, the National Association of Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) 
The Long-Term Care Regulatory Compliance Boot Camp is an intensive four-day co
OCTOBER 17, 2014
Coders may report critical care provided in the ED. Critical care is defined as the direct delive
Did you know? HCPro has created a membership community specifically for long-term care billing pr
MARCH 18, 2016
Did you know? HCPro has created a membership community specifically for long-term care billing p
To improve medical outcomes in intensive care units, some hospitals are attempting to make units
FEBRUARY 7, 2017
Nurses new to home health struggle with the completion of documentation related to patient care.
 The CoPs make clear that the plan of care will continue to be based on the comprehensive as
An incomplete medical record: demonstrates that care was incomplete
AUGUST 28, 2019
  "As we move into a world where the value of health care services is more im
MARCH 5, 2015
A new report from the Bipartisan Policy Center’s (BPC) Long-Term Care Initiative outlines t
FEBRUARY 5, 2016
Americans deserve a health care system that delivers the right care, at the right time, and at a
The National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) submitted a written request to the ac
The National Association of Home Care and Hospice (NAHC) this on Tuesday announced the appointmen
About 70% of agencies will work to improve performance on acute care hospitalization in 2019, acc
by: Tami Swartz   A short but intense stay on the routine home care level of
This article first appeared on care/why-
FEBRUARY 28, 2019
Patient care in the nation’s military hospitals is rife with problems, including a lack of
A second health care worker who cared for an Ebola patient at a Dallas hospital has contracted th
OCTOBER 15, 2014
  In light of allegations of falsified records to cover up delays in care, the Dep
Fifty-five percent of physician leaders believe the Affordable Care Act has more good in it than
AUGUST 6, 2015
On April 1, CMS launched the Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement Model (CJR)-- a major step
The next CMS Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNF)/Long Term Care (LTC) Open Door Forum scheduled for
APRIL 29, 2016
Caring for behavioral health patients is a major challenge for nurse leaders. When it escalates t
DECEMBER 21, 2016
You ask: The Acute Care Hospitalization measure is now weighted at 35% in value-based purcha
Q: While we are under the pandemic, can occupational therapists perform start-of-care (SO
By Christopher Cheney Primary care practices are continuing to struggle
NOVEMBER 25, 2020
Earlier this month, the Critical Care Societies Collaborative published a report simultaneously i
JULY 12, 2016
Some of the requirements for home care include: If the patient does in fact leave the hom
1. The plan of care is developed by the clinician and the physician on the first visit an
Q: A long term care resident is discharged to the hospital, returning to the facility skil
MARCH 28, 2014
“Rather than viewing a ‘still image’ of the care experience, organizatio
JANUARY 15, 2015
  “Increasing training slots for primary care specialties may do noth
AUGUST 1, 2014
The Joint Commission extended the mandatory reporting of the Perinatal Care (PC) performance meas
JULY 8, 2015
Patient care permits little room for nurses to be anything but on their toes. And in the event of
NOVEMBER 4, 2015
Did you know? HCPro has created a membership community specifically for long-term care billing p
APRIL 15, 2016
"You need to take care of yourself before you take care of others." -
SEPTEMBER 23, 2016
“The more time I spent caring for my patients, the less I cared for myself. I didn’t
FEBRUARY 10, 2017
 The American College of Physicians (ACP) last week debuted a High Value Care Coordination T
APRIL 17, 2014
The National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC), Home Care Association of America, an
The way forward for high-quality and affordable patient care might come from the past.
JUNE 16, 2016
On August 9, CMS posted a fact sheet regarding home-based primary care. Home-based primary care a
Home health patients with chronic, complex conditions present care coordination challenges that a
In Illinois, nurses are joining critical care transport teams to improve patient care and reduce
JANUARY 19, 2017
BY CHRISTOPHER CHENEY, SENIOR CLINICAL CARE EDITOR AT HEALTHLEADERS Mos
APRIL 1, 2019
Last week, CMS proposed a new rule intended to boost the success of Accountable Care Organiz
In recent years, healthcare officials have been striving to improve care coordination, which can
JANUARY 5, 2016
  Transitions of care: What’s your policy?
FEBRUARY 1, 2014
One of our nurses asked us what her legal risks are if something goes wrong when caring f
The Acute Hospital Care At Home program will help health systems and hospitals manage inpatie
DECEMBER 3, 2020
The measure is derived from the percentage of home health episodes of care during which the SOC/R
This is an excerpt from HCPro's new title, care-q
FEBRUARY 2, 2018
Is it possible for a patient receiving home health care to also receive outpatient pulmon
AMDA-Dedicated to Long-Term Care has released final competencies for attending physicians i
OCTOBER 25, 2013
CMS has released a proposal to strengthen the Shared Savings Program for Accountable Care Organiz
The healthcare industry by definition exists to care for the health of each individual. But how w
FEBRUARY 13, 2015
At HCPro, we recognize that long-term care billers are a largely underserved professional
At HCPro, we recognize that long-term care billers are a largely underserved professional popula
  At HCPro, we recognize that long-term care billers are a largely underserved pro
  At HCPro, we recognize that long-term care billers are a largely underserved pro
  At HCPro, we recognize that long-term care billers are a largely underserved pro
According to the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, hospice organizations should
HIM and other healthcare professionals looking for best practice tips to improve care for LGTBT i
Ending the year with a jaw-dropping acquisition in the home care industry, health insurer Humana
A coronavirus patient under the care of medical residents at Montefiore Medical Center in New Yor
MAY 6, 2020
Q: Does the CARES Act apply to both Medicare and Medicaid payors? A: Th
National Nursing Home Week is a time to recognize nursing home staff for their quality of care an
MAY 10, 2010
Following the rollout of a successful online consult program for primary care physicians and spec
Cultivating a culture of trauma-informed care Because SNFs are occupied b
DECEMBER 1, 2019
It is no wonder elders often feel a sense of despair when entering a long-term care environment.
JANUARY 22, 2021
Thank you for being a loyal subscriber to HCPro's Long-Term Care Clinical Pearls. T
In the wake of the scandal earlier this year over delayed access to care, the Department o
NOVEMBER 6, 2014
A study recently published in Academic Medicine found that primary care physicians were mo
JANUARY 8, 2015
A study recently published in Academic Medicine found that primary care physicians were mo
JANUARY 9, 2015
Medicare recently announced the creation of a new accountable care payment model, which asks prov
Immigrant physicians are an underused resource that could provide primary care where it’s
Critical care nurses at 42 hospitals nationwide developed patient care initiatives that substanti
APRIL 21, 2015
In response to the Affordable Care Act’s push for physicians to provide high-value care and
SEPTEMBER 11, 2015
Finding that most apps aimed toward clinicians focused on clinical care, a group of students at t
NOVEMBER 13, 2015
Despite concerns that the presence of medical students would slow the pace of care in medical dep
DECEMBER 18, 2015
Patients who live in rural areas are now driving even further for obstetric care as rural hospit
FEBRUARY 24, 2016
To combat physician shortages and a growing number of patients due to the Affordable Care Act, se
MARCH 10, 2016
HCPro is seeking enthusiastic long-term care managers, nurse leaders, and nurse educators to join
CMS aims to develop and implement two Transfer of Health (TOH) Information and Care Preferences q
In your plan of care, include any diagnoses that support therapy services or explain the need for
In its final rule about lessening health care providers’ burden, CMS estimates providers wi
   The Long-Term Care Regulatory Compliance Boot Camp is an intensive
MARCH 28, 2014
With the fourth year of open enrollment for Affordable Care Act (ACA) marketplace health plans
Case managers may not be physicians, but they are integral to the quality of patient care.
Nursing home surveyors should question staff members to ensure that residents' care is ali
DECEMBER 5, 2014
The Pioneer Accountable Care Organization model is paying off in savings, according to the Center
The Joint Commission extended the mandatory reporting of the Perinatal Care (PC) performance meas
JULY 8, 2015
HCPro's Medicare Boot Camp®–Long-Term Care Version cover
A Health Affairs report shows that California accountable care organizations are seeing
Pay for chronic care management is more trouble than its worth, say many doctors.
HCPro's Medicare Boot Camp®–Long-Term Care Version cover
Patient care permits little room for nurses to be anything but on their toes. And in the event of
OCTOBER 29, 2015
"Commitment to continuity of care reflects the highest ideals of our profession. The questi
MAY 13, 2016
Quick, cheap, and effective: Oral care makes serious dent in hospital-acquired pneumonia
 "If our patients receive a cancer diagnosis, we need to care for them with a spirit of
FEBRUARY 15, 2019
At HCPro, we recognize that long-term care billers are a largely underserved professional populat
JUNE 30, 2015
 CDC looks at the current state of the long-term care industry
SEPTEMBER 30, 2015
JUSTCODING
Experts say that revamping insufficient care practices will become increasingly urg
SEPTEMBER 1, 2014
WESTMED Medical Group, a 260-physician group practice, launched an accountable care organization
NOVEMBER 21, 2013
One California lawmaker hopes to increase the number of primary care residency positions in the s
MARCH 28, 2014
JUNE 11, 2014
JUSTCODING
Despite a recent movement to increase primary care physicians’ ability to identify mental
  Hospitals are making progress in equitable care, according to results of a
JUNE 19, 2014
APRIL 8, 2015
JUSTCODING
Sepsis patients may need improved post-discharge care to keep them from needing a return visit to
Over the years I have written about the changing landscape in post-acute care, princi
Q: If a patient's family member who is not responsible for the patient's care calls to ask h
  The University of Utah Health Care is crediting a program that provides the cost
SEPTEMBER 10, 2015
HCPro is looking for long-term care experts to share their insights and contribute to our
OCTOBER 9, 2015
HCPro is looking for long-term care experts to share their insights and contribute to our
OCTOBER 2, 2015
A home health agency depends on its entire care team—aides, nurses, therapists, and social
HCPro is looking for long-term care experts to share their insights and contribute to our growi
OCTOBER 16, 2015
 A home health agency depends on its entire care team—aides, nurses, therapists, and s
HCPro is looking for long-term care experts to share their insights and contribute to our growi
OCTOBER 23, 2015
HCPro is looking for long-term care experts to share their insights and contribute to our growi
OCTOBER 30, 2015
HCPro is looking for long-term care experts to share their insights and contribute to our growi
NOVEMBER 6, 2015
This week’s updates include Focused Dementia Care survey tools; a 0.2% reduction in IPP
This week’s updates include Advance Care Planning (ACP) as an optional element of an An
Research published in the journal Health Affairs indicates that accountable care organiz
NOVEMBER 29, 2016
Many hospitals today use a hospitalist role in which an employed physician manages the care for p
If your staff is feeling stressed and burnt-out, check out these tips for teaching self-care from
APRIL 6, 2017
The Creating Opportunities Now for Necessary and Effective Care Technologies (CONNECT) for Health
In the course of patient care, every patient/family interaction is an opportunity to educate, say
JUNE 15, 2017
Only a select group of 43 agencies that earned 5 stars in quality of care July 12 have remained o
November marks Home Care and Hospice month, according to CMS. Now is the time to ensure your comm
As the U.S. faces a shortage of primary care physicians, researchers set out to determine if medi
JANUARY 19, 2018
By Joan Monchak Lorenz, MSN, RN, PMHCNS-BC Nursing is known as the caring profes
FEBRUARY 22, 2018