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Alzheimer's disease and dementia care Alzheimer's disease and dementia care
A new blood test that predicts the onset of Alzheimer's disease and mild dementia could lead to m
MARCH 14, 2014
At first glance, a study showing a significant, long-term drop in dementia in the U.S. looks like
FEBRUARY 12, 2016
The aim of the dementia-friendly community movement is to support dementia residents in living a
Vascular dementia is caused by impaired blood flow to the brain, which damages the brain's
Caring for the Alzheimer’s resident Caring for the Alzheimer's resident
Experts say that revamping insufficient care practices will become increasingly urg
SEPTEMBER 1, 2014
Caring for residents with dementia can be a difficult task, and while pharmacological approaches
JANUARY 24, 2020
Q: We are seeing a patient with Alzheimer’s disease, who was hospitalized
Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia with 60% to 80% of dementia being d
by Megan Batty Capture a patient’s diagnosis of dementia due to Parkinson&
Dementia is an organic mental disorder involving a general loss of intellectual abilities
A new study shows 5 million people suffer from the Alzheimer’s disease or some form of it,
MARCH 28, 2014
MAY 6, 2015
JUSTCODING
Q&A Long-term care ICD-10 coding specifics
OCTOBER 1, 2014
 CDC looks at the current state of the long-term care industry
  Dementia Care Added to Medicare Advantage Value-Based Insurance Design Model
DECEMBER 22, 2016
Surveyors will scrutinize dementia care and Minimum Data Set coding in an upcoming pilot p
APRIL 25, 2014
  Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is the most common form of dementia. M
FEBRUARY 19, 2021
November is Alzheimer’s Awareness month. More than 5 million Americans develop Alzheimer&
NOVEMBER 6, 2015
Between 2000 and 2012, dementia rates among U.S. seniors show a significant decline, dropping fro
  The latest Alzheimer's blood test is promising; as it appears to accurately
NOVEMBER 21, 2014
A new study published in Alzheimer Disease & Associated Disorders concluded that certain vir
FEBRUARY 26, 2016
The National Partnership to Improve Dementia Care in Nursing Homes is a partnership between the C
This week’s updates include Focused Dementia Care survey tools; a 0.2% reduction in IPP
Managing resident pain is an important aspect of care in any skilled nursing facility (SNF), but
JANUARY 17, 2020
BY CHRISTOPHER CHENEY, SENIOR CLINICAL CARE EDITOR AT HEALTHLEADERS Mos
APRIL 1, 2019
Regular exercise improves balance for people with some types of dementia and reduces their need
JANUARY 29, 2016
A new study published in the Annals of Long-term Care found that delirium and its subty
DECEMBER 11, 2015
CMS pilots focused surveys to assess dementia care, MDS accuracy
SEPTEMBER 1, 2014
You note that CMS is adding “emerging infectious diseases” to the current definition
By: Christopher Cheney, Senior Clinical Care Editor at HealthLeaders During the
This article has been excerpted from MDS Care Plans: A Person-Centered, Interdisciplinary App
APRIL 11, 2019
Knowing when egress doors can be locked or latched requires a careful review of LSC If
DECEMBER 1, 2017
By Christopher Cheney Cardiovascular disease is a primary contributor to maternal mortali
MAY 15, 2019
Long-term care providers are being asked to reduce the use of antipsychotic medications am
SEPTEMBER 25, 2014
According to a recently published report, The National Partnership to Improve Dementia Care in Nu
AUGUST 14, 2015
A new study published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society found that Acute Care of
NOVEMBER 24, 2015
  Kidney disease
DECEMBER 1, 2013
Chronic kidney disease (CKD) and acute kidney injury (AKI) are two very different conditio
JULY 16, 2014
JUSTCODING
Want to know what the best care options are for patients with specific diseases or conditions? S
Although it plays an important role in care planning, delivery, and coordination, the care plan f
HCPro, Inc., has expanded into managed care publishing by acquiring National Health Information,
AUGUST 31, 2006
When many people think of palliative care they think of care designed to increase comfort at th
FEBRUARY 3, 2015
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released interim guidance for managing o
A recent study published in Health Affairs found that when physician practices have care-manageme
MARCH 31, 2016
Today, October 1, 2015, the U.S. health care system moves to the International Classificat
OCTOBER 2, 2015
Following the outbreak of Ebola last year, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (
FEBRUARY 19, 2015
A new study conducted by John Hopkins researchers estimates that the Centers for Disease Control
Unfortunately, one of the most commonly cited deficiencies in home health care is the failure to
  International Classification of Diseases (ICD)-10 Code Updates
DECEMBER 14, 2016
National Skilled Nursing Care Week (NSNCW) is May 12-18, 2019, and its theme is “Live Soulf
As the Ebola outbreak intensifies, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) this week
OCTOBER 21, 2014
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has contracted The Joint Commission to conduct a
DECEMBER 15, 2016
Disease Management and Injury Prevention
Despite changes to the healthcare system, numerous disparities in care exist between whites and n
Oral nutritional supplements may be key to preventing disease-related malnutrition, particularly
JANUARY 15, 2016
The accreditor says hospitals must test mothers for disease that could infect the newborn during
APRIL 1, 2018
Today, the National Association of Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) 
Activities of daily living (often called ADLs) are basic self-care activities that are considered
JANUARY 26, 2018
Long-term care residents on a fluoroquinolone antibiotic such as Cipro are at an increased
APRIL 25, 2014
Home health patients with chronic, complex conditions present care coordination challenges that a
CMS released an interim final rule on March 31 in an effort to ease restrictions for health care
Test your knowledge with this week’s free quiz, which features ICD-10-CM codes for diseases
OCTOBER 14, 2015
JUSTCODING
An aging population. An increasing number of patients with multiple chronic diseases, such as obe
NOVEMBER 15, 2013
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) last week released a study published
APRIL 1, 2014
In November, The Joint Commission and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) joined
JANUARY 13, 2016
Federal regulators are considering changes to the Affordable Care Act’s Hierarchical Condit
by Brian Ward Several hospitals, long-term acute care facilities, and n
Joint Commission urges enforcement of oral care policies The Joint Commission is p
JANUARY 31, 2017
Both a medical necessity and a compliance requirement Involving patients in their care
FEBRUARY 1, 2018
Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) is a common and growing condition, affecting about half of the Medi
MAY 10, 2016
by: Tami Swartz   A short but intense stay on the routine home care level of
1. Which of the following is not a main risk factor for developing kidney disease, as discussed i
A patient’s plan of care is like a road map. It provides instructions and directions on ite
It is no wonder elders often feel a sense of despair when entering a long-term care environment.
JANUARY 22, 2021
Home care study shows checklist possible aid in providing attention to condition changes
Coronary artery disease (CAD) develops when the arteries that supply the blood to the heart muscl
FEBRUARY 25, 2015
JUSTCODING
By Christopher Cheney With the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19
SEPTEMBER 10, 2020
The Joint Commission and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are working on
AUGUST 23, 2016
This article first appeared on care/why-
FEBRUARY 28, 2019
Some patients being cared for in a fully electronic health record (EHR) environment were less lik
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is encouraging healthcare organizations to i
NOVEMBER 13, 2018
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is encouraging healthcare organizations to i
NOVEMBER 15, 2018
To provide quality care, residents should be cognizant of the so
OCTOBER 15, 2020
Quick, cheap, and effective: Oral care makes serious dent in hospital-acquired pneumonia
  What is the correct ICD-10-CM code for Legionnaires’ disease?
SEPTEMBER 23, 2015
JUSTCODING
DECEMBER 3, 2014
JUSTCODING
The Acute Hospital Care At Home program will help health systems and hospitals manage inpatie
DECEMBER 3, 2020
Posttest Directions: Read each question carefully and choose the best answer. Check the co
By Jack O’Brien Forty percent of acute care organizations are at r
JULY 9, 2020
Coronary artery disease (CAD) develops when the arteries that supply the blood to the heart muscl
Caring for the obese patient requires many special considerations. A combination of physical and
DoJ: Thousands deprived of home care options South Dakotans with
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has launched a campaign to help bring atten
Even when patients are being cared for, the stress of being in hospitalized can put their health
NOVEMBER 16, 2015
Dig out your plan for screening for MERS-CoV, Ebola, measles or any other infectious disease and
JANUARY 30, 2020
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has launched a campaign to help bring attent
DECEMBER 1, 2017
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has launched a campaign to help bring attent
DECEMBER 1, 2017
Bariatric care Bariatric care
Cancer Care Cancer Care
DECEMBER 1, 2009
JUNE 25, 2014
JUSTCODING
To keep themselves as closely aligned with CMS as possible, HFAP has updated their Acute Care Man
AUGUST 1, 2018
To keep themselves as closely aligned with CMS as possible, HFAP has updated their Acute Care
SEPTEMBER 1, 2018
FEBRUARY 11, 2015
JUSTCODING
Care providers have a responsibility to ensure that patients’ food needs are met. To ensure
By Christopher Cheney The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pan
AUGUST 13, 2020
MARCH 26, 2014
JUSTCODING
Test your knowledge with this week’s free quiz, which features ICD-10-CM codes for diseases
JULY 9, 2014
JUSTCODING
JULY 23, 2014
JUSTCODING
AUGUST 27, 2014
JUSTCODING
SEPTEMBER 10, 2014
JUSTCODING
OCTOBER 8, 2014
JUSTCODING
Test your knowledge with this week’s free quiz, which features ICD-9-CM codes for diseases
APRIL 22, 2015
JUSTCODING
Test your knowledge with this week’s free quiz, which features ICD-9-CM codes for diseases
MAY 6, 2015
JUSTCODING
“We have many patients for whom we have no more options to eradicate the disease. We always
FEBRUARY 3, 2017
Answer key 1. heart disease, diabetes, stroke 2. 4%, 10% 3. True 4. T
Q: If a patient has hypertensive heart disease or cerebrovascular accident (CVA) with hemi
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is attempting to develop better methods of m
APRIL 19, 2016
by Josh Poltilove The big buzz at the National Association for Home Care & Hos
Caring for residents with diabetes Caring for residents with diabetes
JANUARY 1, 2011
Physician groups have weighed in on the American Health Care Act
Cover your regulatory bases to provide mental health and substance abuse care
JANUARY 3, 2017
  Amputation care
  Caring for Bedbound Residents
AUGUST 1, 2015
This March, a team of experts working with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
After several months of debate, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) finally publ
MARCH 22, 2016
By Christopher Cheney The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pan
AUGUST 6, 2020
As the largest organ in the body, the skin is subject to a number of diseases and conditio
JULY 30, 2014
JUSTCODING
A former employee at a Colorado hospital may have put thousands of patients at risk of disease af
FEBRUARY 25, 2016
  Best care practices and approaches
JANUARY 28, 2021
Heart disease is the most common cause of death for both men and women in the U.S., according to
Heart disease is the most common cause of death for both men and women in the U.S., according t
  Heart disease is an epidemic across the world, and the elderly popula
FEBRUARY 25, 2021
Cardiovascular disease coding in ICD-10-CM will function very similarly to the way it does in ICD
MARCH 26, 2014
JUSTCODING
AUGUST 12, 2015
JUSTCODING
Thanks to a January rule change, if a Joint Commission surveyor sees anyone who directly cares fo
APRIL 1, 2018
The Centers for Disease Prevention and Control (CDC) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) h
FEBRUARY 9, 2016
I’m always fascinated by new medical research and information about diseases I’ve nev
By Christopher Cheney The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic i
JUNE 4, 2020
SEPTEMBER 24, 2014
JUSTCODING
OCTOBER 8, 2014
JUSTCODING
  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
  Medicare Managed Care Appeals & Grievances
SEPTEMBER 24, 2014
JUSTCODING
Affordable Care Act Accountable Care Organization initiatives put patients at the center of thei
AUGUST 26, 2016
As an HHA staffer or nurse, you care for people in vital ways—bathing, grooming, feeding, a
Can the plan of care serve as a way to document medications?  
NOVEMBER 20, 2013
JUSTCODING
What is the correct ICD-9-CM code for Fox-Fordyce disease?  
SEPTEMBER 3, 2014
JUSTCODING
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that despite making some progress in redu
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that despite making some progress in reduc
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) formally announced a draft of its new opioid
DECEMBER 16, 2015
The Administration for Community Living (ACL), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CD
AUGUST 27, 2014
JUSTCODING
The following tips may assist staff in determining whether a disease or condition may be identifi
JULY 15, 2015
JUSTCODING
Fill in the blank: Each patient should have a written plan of care that has and
OCTOBER 28, 2014
When providing care for residents, it’s important to be knowledgeable and understanding of
  Restorative care for residents after hip surgery
OCTOBER 1, 2014
  CMS proposes major revision to regulations for long-term care
  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
  Navigating Medicare Advantage: MAOs and Protecting Reimbursement in Long-Term Care
FEBRUARY 24, 2017
  Advancing care coordination through episode payment models final rule
FEBRUARY 10, 2017
  Defining maintenance therapy: A proactive approach to quality care
  IMPACT Act, VBP, care coordination, and the SNF landscape
APRIL 28, 2017
  In long-term care credentialing, be rigorous yet realistic
OCTOBER 20, 2017
  Ethical principles for long-term care billers
  Optimizing Managed Care Partnerships to Maximize Clinical Outcomes
MARCH 16, 2018
  Care plans: How they affect compliance and reimbursement across the entire facility
MARCH 23, 2018
  Should traditional Medicare cover chronic care?
  Resident-centered care in a data- and payment-driven industry
Changing How We Care Plan webcast will be presented on: Tuesday, May 3, 2016. 1:00–2:30 p.m
MARCH 18, 2016
by Trey La Charité, MD Physicians spend years learning how to take care o
NOVEMBER 5, 2014
JUSTCODING
All pressure injury care begins with accurate wound assessment and healthcare provider notificati
FEBRUARY 21, 2020
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
Computerized care plans, now used almost universally, are geared to address and satisfy regulator
The Joint Commission released new Memory Care requirements for the Nursing Care Accre
OCTOBER 22, 2014
JUSTCODING
  Banning handshakes from healthcare settings may help reduce spreading disease, a
  A joint study conducted by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention and Pre
SEPTEMBER 18, 2014
With the word Ebola all but gone from the front pages, and the actual disease seemingly beaten ba
MARCH 5, 2015
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released The Core Elemen
SEPTEMBER 18, 2015
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a he
SEPTEMBER 16, 2015
Despite the risk that bloodborne diseases represent, a new study published in
JANUARY 26, 2016
JANUARY 1, 2019
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
According to a press release from February 25, 2015, members of the American Health Care A
NOVEMBER 20, 2013
JUSTCODING
Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a disease that damages the body’s central nervous system. There
JUNE 10, 2015
JUSTCODING
An increased focus on value-based care is creating new jobs within hospitals, according to a repo
FEBRUARY 17, 2015
Can you explain the difference of how the HHRG treats wound care between nurses and thera
  25-year-old long-term care CoPs to get face-lift
OCTOBER 2, 2015
  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
  MedPAC advises CMS to establish payment equity between postacute care settings
APRIL 20, 2018
  Have you heard about our new Long-Term Care Advisory Services?
MARCH 23, 2018
  Calling all experts! Get involved in educating other long-term care professionals.
APRIL 27, 2018
  Managed care admissions: Bridging the communication gap between admissions and the business o
  Emphasis on shorter lengths of stay may cause identity crisis among long-term care facilities
AUGUST 3, 2018
Got gaps along your care continuum that you’re looking to fill? Not sure?
AUGUST 11, 2015
Payment for advance-care planning may be on the horizon. A group of providers recently recommende
SEPTEMBER 15, 2015
The path to good care and patient satisfaction may come from ensuring patient involvement. Expert
DECEMBER 8, 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
With no real guidelines for determining postacute care for patients, it’s up to hospitals t
JANUARY 26, 2016
An American Hospital Association task force is hoping to help improve access to care for patients
AUGUST 25, 2015
Today, hospitals are paying more attention than ever to post-acute care, thanks to readmission pe
JANUARY 12, 2016
Did you know? HCPro has created a membership community specifically for long-term care billing p
APRIL 22, 2016
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
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
For a long time, antibiotics have been used as a “catch-all” solution to disease. A n
FEBRUARY 16, 2016
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
JULY 9, 2014
JUSTCODING
JULY 16, 2014
JUSTCODING
JULY 23, 2014
JUSTCODING
JULY 30, 2014
JUSTCODING
Antibiotic overuse is a serious problem in hospitals and officials from the Centers for Disease C
AUGUST 19, 2014
With the word Ebola all but gone from the front pages, and the actual disease seemingly beaten ba
FEBRUARY 25, 2015
Last month, the FDA and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a safety commun
NOVEMBER 16, 2015
From PSQH Magazine The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) h
MAY 17, 2018
On the heels of a new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
MARCH 14, 2019
On the heels of a new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
MARCH 12, 2019
On the heels of a new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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
  Heart disease is the most common cause of death for both men and women in the U.
JUNE 24, 2015
JUSTCODING
The patient care plan (485) is not a stand-alone documentation system; it is the legal record of
With healthcare complexity increasing daily, traditional models of delivering care fail to offer
DECEMBER 29, 2016
The Quality of Patient Care Star Rating methodology includes nine of the 24 currently reported pr
“TV doctors often are portrayed as heroes. But in life, patient care does not depend on sup
JULY 19, 2018
Coders can breathe easy, because the codes for reporting diseases of the respiratory system (J00-
MARCH 19, 2014
JUSTCODING
The Joint Commission revised the rationale to Provision of Care standard PC.01.02.07, which discu
NOVEMBER 4, 2014