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We've moved the Accreditation Insider to our new website, 
The Association for Healthcare Accreditation
MAY 11, 2012
Briefings on Accreditation & Quality (BOAQ) has changed its name to Inside Accre
The Joint Commission has eliminated its post-survey category of “Contingent Accreditation.&
FEBRUARY 28, 2017
We are pleased to announce the launch of the Accreditation & Quality Advisor blog! The
MARCH 31, 2015
Accreditation and quality professionals are being asked to do more than ever to comply with major
AUGUST 2, 2016
Are you an accreditation specialist or handle survey preparation for your organization? If so, we
APRIL 21, 2015
Two experts explain what new accreditation specialists need to know Editor&
SEPTEMBER 1, 2017
The graduate medical education committee (GMEC) is responsible for overseeing the quality of gra
DECEMBER 18, 2015
This April, CMS sent out a memo with big proposals for accrediting organizations (AO). If passed,
JULY 11, 2017
The Joint Commission recently approved the 2016 accreditation and certification decision rules fo
OCTOBER 6, 2015
If you are expecting a survey from your accreditation organization (AO) in the upcoming weeks and
MARCH 19, 2020
Ever had questions about whether it was good or appropriate to pay your accrediting organization
JANUARY 2, 2019
If you haven’t done so already, do the following to help your agency tackle compliance with
Blogs from industry experts in healthcare that keep users up-to-date on the latest happenings in their fields.
CMS has approved the 2018 standards set forth by the home health accrediting body Community Healt
Join HCPro on Friday, May 8 for a 90-minute webcast that will help accreditation and safety profe
MARCH 31, 2015
HCPro is seeking enthusiastic accreditation professionals to join an ad-hoc group interested in r
AUGUST 11, 2015
MARCH 9, 2017
by A.J. Plunkett (aplunkett@decisionhealth.com) Expect accrediting organ
FEBRUARY 25, 2021
In annual report to Congress, CMS says accreditation organizations have their work cut out for t
NOVEMBER 1, 2017
The self-study is a new accreditation activity program directors and coordinators must complete a
MAY 15, 2019
The committee that accredits MD-granting medical schools has streamlined its accreditation standa
MAY 2, 2014
 The Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program—also commonly known as HFAP—wil
The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) has officially informed the Univ
MAY 15, 2019
In a accreditation-entit
MARCH 20, 2018
The Joint Commission has released its 2013 annual report on quality and safety, which also recogn
NOVEMBER 19, 2013
  Surveyors from CMS and The Joint Commission are taking an interest in dialysis compliance.
AUGUST 16, 2018
 Surveyors from CMS and The Joint Commission are taking an interest in dialysis compliance.
AUGUST 14, 2018
CMS first added ratings in 2005 and in 2008, added the first five-star quality rating to nursing
APRIL 14, 2015
Hi everyone, Yesterday we launched the HCPro Accreditation Twitter account to help
APRIL 11, 2017
A query by CMS officials questioning whether accrediting organizations (AO) that also offer consu
APRIL 1, 2019
HCPro is looking ahead to 2016 and we want to know about your biggest accreditation-related job c
NOVEMBER 10, 2015
The Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program (HFAP) has released an annual quality report that
FEBRUARY 1, 2018
The Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program (HFAP) has released an annual quality report tha
MARCH 1, 2018
About Us
SEPTEMBER 4, 2008
Late last month, the Joint Commission released data on the top compliance pain points of 2014 amo
There’s one facet of accreditation that every patient safety provider ought to know about:
Hospitals seeking accreditation have more options than ever. The Joint Commission, DNV, and AAHH
FEBRUARY 27, 2017
You haven’t been seeing things. Surveyors with several accreditation organizations (AO) hav
SEPTEMBER 7, 2017
Last week, CMS and the Core Quality Measures Collaborative (CQMC) made a huge announcement with t
FEBRUARY 23, 2016
  The Long-Term Care Regulatory Compliance Boot Camp is an
SEPTEMBER 25, 2014
Long-Term Care Regulatory Compliance Boot Camp The Long-Term Care R
SEPTEMBER 19, 2014
The Long-Term Care Regulatory Compliance Boot Camp is an intensive four-day co
OCTOBER 17, 2014
The Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program (HFAP) has released new standards for OPPE and F
MARCH 14, 2014
by A.J. Plunkett (aplunkett@decisionhealth.com) Healthcare compliance ch
JANUARY 12, 2020
Report to Congress finds that accreditation organizations have a lot of work to do The
OCTOBER 1, 2017
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 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
NOVEMBER 7, 2014
The Long-Term Care Regulatory Compliance Boot Camp is an intensive four-d
OCTOBER 31, 2014
The 2015 Medicare Compliance Forum features a robust line-up of topics and speakers to address th
Dear Colleague, This month I would like to discuss the Joint Commission on Accreditation
JANUARY 15, 2005
Greetings one and all from high above the 2012 Life Safety Code (LSC) compliance track w
JUNE 16, 2016
Life safety concerns continue to be a central focus for healthcare accrediting agencies. Life saf
OCTOBER 13, 2016
The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) invites the public’s input on proposed
The 2015 Medicare Compliance Forum features a robust line-up of topics and speakers to address th
The 2015 Medicare Compliance Forum features a robust line-up of topics and speakers to address th
The Joint Commission has denied full accreditation to Virginia Mason Medical Center in Seattle af
JUNE 23, 2016
Expect CMS to continue to put pressure on The Joint Commission (TJC) and other accrediting organi
DECEMBER 1, 2018
Expect CMS to continue to put pressure on The Joint Commission (TJC) and other accrediting organi
DECEMBER 1, 2018
by Jan Milliman You’ve created a compliance program, but are you getting t
On April 14, CMS sent out a memo with big proposals for accreditation. If passed, the proposed ru
APRIL 18, 2017
This July we’re going to be running two Accreditation and Quality focus groups. The first 1
Expect CMS to continue to put pressure on The Joint Commission (TJC) and other accrediting organi
OCTOBER 9, 2018
By Steven Porter A study that found independent hospital accreditation c
NOVEMBER 20, 2018
Ethics and compliance: Sample training program outline Ethics and
DECEMBER 1, 2019
 HFAP, one of the oldest accrediting organizations for U.S. hospitals, recently updated 13 o
AUGUST 23, 2018
HFAP, one of the oldest accrediting organizations for U.S. hospitals, recently updated 13 of its
AUGUST 21, 2018
   The Long-Term Care Regulatory Compliance Boot Camp is an intensive
MARCH 28, 2014
If the results from your next survey include more life safety compliance issues than you’re
APRIL 13, 2017
The CMS made hospital quality improvement a major part of its fiscal year 2015 Inpatient Prospect
AUGUST 12, 2014
Does your compliance calendar run on a one- or three-year schedule to match when you expect surve
SEPTEMBER 1, 2019
A review of all the regulatory agencies that affect your hospital, from CMS, accreditation agenci
OCTOBER 27, 2016
Healthcare is increasingly moving from a quantity-based system to a quality-based one. A quick gl
The following excerpt comes from Scompliance-et
SEPTEMBER 26, 2019
HFAP, one of the oldest accrediting organizations for U.S. hospitals, recently updated
OCTOBER 1, 2018
The Joint Commission’s deeming authority for hospital accreditation has been renewed by the
February 10, 2003-Marblehead, MA-HCPro, Inc., the leader in healthcare compliance, regulation, and m
FEBRUARY 10, 2003
With CMS and accreditation organizations such as The Joint Commission (TJC) putting an emphasis o
MARCH 29, 2018
Pushback led federal officials to relax testing compliance deadlines If you haven&rsquo
SEPTEMBER 14, 2017
The Joint Commission earlier this month announced that the 2015 Comprehensive Accreditation Ma
Compliance MSPs, physicians, and hospital-owned clinics:
The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME), the American Osteopathic Associ
MARCH 7, 2014
Hospice PEPPER expands target areas TMF Health Quality Institute
'I was frustrated that we haven't been moving the needle much on compliance with these critical
NOVEMBER 1, 2017
'I was frustrated that we haven't been moving the needle much on compliance with these critical
JANUARY 1, 2018
Accreditation is a complex topic with multiple branches, specialties, and nuances. New accreditat
AUGUST 7, 2018
Marblehead, MA -- HCPro, Inc., the industry leader compliance and management products and service
APRIL 28, 2008
Expect The Joint Commission (TJC) and other accrediting organizations (AO) to intensify scrutiny
NOVEMBER 1, 2017
The Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC) last week announced it has acqui
OCTOBER 20, 2015
You already know that you need to be in compliance with the Life Safety Code(R)
MARCH 17, 2016
A couple of weeks ago, HCPro’s Accreditation Insider featured an article that addressed a s
FEBRUARY 11, 2016
  Product Spotlight: Medicare Compliance Watch
SEPTEMBER 22, 2015
  Skilled nursing facility compliance audit
AUGUST 26, 2016
The U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) has announced it intends to push back the compliance dead
Your facility is explored from top to bottom for life safety compliance when life safety surveyor
JANUARY 4, 2018
Your facility is explored from top to bottom for life safety compliance when life safety surveyor
SEPTEMBER 27, 2018
A: As part of a monthly or quarterly quality assurance review, agencies should closely monitor co
This academic year saw the number of ACGME-accredited programs rise 3% to 9,977, according to the
OCTOBER 7, 2016
The Florida Department of Health, Division of Medical Quality Assurance will verify a practition
 If you thought The Joint Commission and other accrediting organizations (AO) were already u
CMS' 2015 IPPS proposed rule, released April 30, focuses on quality measures, such as hosp
JUNE 18, 2014
JUSTCODING
CMS posted a handful of notable updates in recent weeks related to hospice quality init
Case reminds safety managers to keep systems in compliance, even if enforcement loosens
MAY 18, 2017
The Joint Commission updated five requirements for accredited nursing care centers. The five elem
AUGUST 11, 2015
This fact sheet outlines specific compliance requirements for Hospice Item Set (HIS) and Consumer
Editor’s note: Each month, Brad Keyes, CHSP, owner of Keyes Life Safety Compliance, ans
MARCH 13, 2020
Editor’s note: Each month, Brad Keyes, CHSP, owner of Keyes Life Safety Compliance, an
MARCH 27, 2020
Editor’s note: Each month, Brad Keyes, CHSP, owner of Keyes Life Safety Compliance, ans
OCTOBER 10, 2020
Submitting eCQMs in 2017 When it comes to healthcare quality improvement
FEBRUARY 21, 2017
AHAP’s own Jodi Eisenberg was recently interviewed on the changing world of accreditation.
NOVEMBER 26, 2013
Representatives from The Joint Commission, URAC, DNV-GL, the Healthcare Facilities Accreditation
NOVEMBER 7, 2017
CMS has for several years expressed concerns that accrediting organizations (AO) have not been do
MAY 30, 2020
  ICD-10 Compliance: Converting to a new diagnosis coding system
  ICD-10 Compliance: Converting to a new diagnosis coding system
  ICD-10 Compliance: Considering the impact of GEMs
AUGUST 7, 2015
  Introducing Medicare Compliance Watch and Medicare Insider Daily!
SEPTEMBER 22, 2015
  Medicare Compliance Forum-Take advantage of throwback pricing!
SEPTEMBER 29, 2015
  Best Practices for Ongoing Consolidated Billing Compliance
OCTOBER 16, 2015
  Medicare billing: A common compliance risk area
APRIL 15, 2016
  10 last-minute tips for PBJ compliance
  Care plans: How they affect compliance and reimbursement across the entire facility
OCTOBER 21, 2016
  New Medicare Compliance and Ethics Program Requirements
  Spice up your corporate compliance and ethics program with PEPPER
  Care plans: How they affect compliance and reimbursement across the entire facility
MARCH 23, 2018
  Compliance tip: The relationship between the assessment and the claim
  What should your policy for coding compliance and ethics include?
  Consolidated billing stage-specific strategies for compliance
  CMS seeks billing specialists to participate in provider compliance focus group
SEPTEMBER 28, 2018
  Achieve accurate reimbursement and compliance with these best practices
NOVEMBER 9, 2018
  New member resource for your compliance & ethics program
DECEMBER 7, 2018
The U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) has announced it intends to push back the compliance dead
NOVEMBER 28, 2017
With the introduction of the Next Accreditation System, patient safety and quality improvement (P
APRIL 26, 2019
The ability of a hospital or health system to deliver quality clinical, financial, and op
DECEMBER 21, 2015
The Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Heath Care (AAAHC)
OCTOBER 22, 2015
Be prepared to ask for time extensions from your accrediting organization and CMS to bring doors
OCTOBER 1, 2018
 Be prepared to ask for time extensions from your accrediting organization and CMS to bring
OCTOBER 1, 2018
Bad news if your organization is still a little shaky on 2-midnight rule compliance. Quality Impr
DECEMBER 29, 2015
Accreditation bodies Book excerpt: EPA hazardous waste regs still loom ahead, May, p. 11
JANUARY 1, 2018
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) has released a new online tool that could h
FEBRUARY 1, 2018
Accrediting bodies Addressing common misconceptions regarding waivers and
JANUARY 12, 2017
As part of a monthly or quarterly quality assurance review, agencies should closely monitor compl
Help your leadership understand the upcoming accreditation survey process once new USP protection
JANUARY 23, 2020
  New details are available about the transition to a single accreditation system
JUNE 27, 2014
Each month, Brad Keyes, CHSP owner of Keyes Life Safety Compliance, answers
DECEMBER 29, 2016
By John Commins Hospital leaders must adopt safety and quality as
JANUARY 2, 2020
Editor’s note: Each year, the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory
APRIL 11, 2017
  Finalized rules for shared savings ACOs place greater emphasis on quality
NOVEMBER 20, 2015
  CMS releases six new quality measures
  Post-Acute Care Has a Quality Management Problem
  CMS allowing physicians to pick their pace of participation with Quality Payment Program
SEPTEMBER 9, 2016
  Nursing Home Action Plan focuses on improving quality, strengthening enforcement
SEPTEMBER 23, 2016
  CMS Finalizes the New Medicare Quality Payment Program
OCTOBER 28, 2016
  Want to know more about the Quality Payment Program?
APRIL 21, 2017
  Defining maintenance therapy: A proactive approach to quality care
  New CMS Quality Payment Program listserv available
  Improvements in preventable hospitalizations and promising trends for nursing home quality
  Submit comments on IMPACT Act quality measures by May 3, 2018
MARCH 30, 2018
  Civil monetary penalties to fund new CMS quality improvement initiative
NOVEMBER 30, 2018
Expert Q&A Evaluating MDS data quality will improve b
OCTOBER 1, 2014
How CMS and Joint Commission decide what accreditation program to put you in The differ
FEBRUARY 1, 2018
Dear accreditation professional, Your feedback is essential to us at HCPro. Please
Community Health Accreditation Partner (CHAP) is now an approved accreditation organization to pr
  Bolster billing compliance: Implement a Medicare Part A triple-check process
  Compliance and the UB-04: How to identify risk areas and analyze provider information
AUGUST 21, 2015
  ICD-10 Compliance: ICD-10 Implementation date is just around the corner!
SEPTEMBER 11, 2015
    Why having a robust compliance and ethics program will boost your botto
JANUARY 19, 2017
  SNFs found to be out of compliance with QRP requirements will receive letter from CMS
Examine your hospital’s medication compounding process and your compliance level with upcom
SEPTEMBER 1, 2018
Examine your hospital’s medication compounding process and your compliance level with upcom
OCTOBER 1, 2018
The 2015 Medicare Compliance Forum pairs leading Medicare experts with practicing provider
Editor’s note: Each month, Brad Keyes, CHSP, owner of Keyes Life Safety Compliance, ans
MAY 9, 2020
Each month, Brad Keyes, CHSP, owner of Keyes Life Safety Compliance, answers your questions a
AUGUST 1, 2018
Quality measures, such as the Hospital Value-Based Purchasing (VBP) Program, the Hospital
SEPTEMBER 10, 2014
JUSTCODING
PATIENT SAFETY & QUALITY HEALTHCARE (www.psqh.c
FEBRUARY 12, 2016
CMS continued its focus on improving the quality of patient care in the
OCTOBER 7, 2015
JUSTCODING
Surveyors from CMS and The Joint Commission are taking an interest in dialysis compliance. That m
OCTOBER 1, 2018
Surveyors from CMS and The Joint Commission are taking an interest in dialysis compliance. That m
NOVEMBER 1, 2018
The Next Accreditation System (NAS) has changed the role residency coordinators play in en
APRIL 25, 2014
The Next Accreditation System (NAS) has changed the role residency coordinators play in ensuring
JUNE 6, 2014
The success of a cause analysis program requires careful management of cause analysis quality. Th
OCTOBER 21, 2015
Healthcare reimbursement is increasingly moving from a quantity-based system to a quality-
JULY 30, 2014
JUSTCODING
Patient safety and quality improvement efforts often fail to demonstrate improved financial outco
SEPTEMBER 9, 2014
When CMS shared the findings of the 2015 Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS), it also publi
On August 25, 2015, The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services issued 2014 quality a
AUGUST 28, 2015
Four slide presentations on the topics related to the Next Accreditation System are available at
NOVEMBER 22, 2013
New program coordinators can learn more about accreditation requirements as part of a new worksho
MAY 23, 2014
HCPro is seeking feedback on your rural health clinic billing and compliance training needs. Plea
Last week we started noodling on where things might go from a regulatory/accreditation perspectiv
JANUARY 17, 2019
The ACGME recently posted three new webinars about the Next Accreditation System (NAS) on its
OCTOBER 25, 2013
Editor’s note: Each month, Brad Keyes, CHSP, owner of Keyes Life Safety Compliance, ans
FEBRUARY 1, 2018
  Physicians and health care providers continue to improve quality of care, lower costs
AUGUST 26, 2016
  The Five-Star Quality Rating System Technical User’s Guide is now available!
  CMS is hosting a live webcast for SNFs: How review and correct reports fit into quality repor
  The Skilled Nursing Facility Quality Reporting Program Review and Correct reports are availab
  Medicare proposes changes to payment rates and quality programs for SNFs in FY18
  Q&A: Goodbye RUG-IV, hello RCS-1: Preparing for quality under a proposed payment system
APRIL 13, 2018
  Patient-driven payment model, survey, and quality: Understanding MDS accuracy and what you ne
Editor's note: This month's "Compliance conundrum" column is by J'non Griffin
We know that measuring healthcare quality helps healthcare systems improve. But we could and shou
NOVEMBER 26, 2013
This March the federal government received an unusual suggestion from the National Quality Forum&
MARCH 28, 2017
Get tips to implement successful quality initiatives to achieve 5-star ratings, comply with new C
Quality improvement is not something that coordinators think about very much, aside from keeping
OCTOBER 6, 2017
If you haven’t seen the OIG report “Medicare Compliance Review of University of Cinc
CMS released the Quality-Initiatives-Patient-Assessment-Ins
Each month, Brad Keyes, CHSP, owner of Keyes Life Safety Compliance, answers
DECEMBER 21, 2019
Even as the accrediting organization awaits final CMS approval, here are several proposals to ke
MAY 18, 2017
ESRD PPS and Quality Incentive Program (QIP) On July 1, CMS posted the E
Medicare Compliance Review of Saint Luke's Hospital of Chesterfield for 2011 and 2012
Medicare Compliance Review of Saint Luke's Hospital of Chesterfield for 2011 and 2012
  Don't miss our quarterly webinar on Wednesday, April 18! Spice Up Your Compliance Program wit
This is an excerpt from the May issue of Briefings on Accreditation and Quality.
APRIL 12, 2018
Use this policy, shared courtesy of Lynda Bailey, RN, BSN, CSHA, accreditation specialist for
MAY 30, 2020
Use this policy, shared courtesy of Lynda Bailey, RN, BSN, CSHA, accreditation specialist fo
The National Quality Forum has come out in strong support of a proposed standardized quali
On December 18, 2015, CMS posted the draft Quality Measure Development Plan, a strategic framewo
Editor’s note: Each month, Brad Keyes, CHSP, owner of Keyes Life Safety Compliance, ans
APRIL 12, 2020
The 2015 Medicare Compliance Forum is the only seminar that will teach you how to respond to the
Join October 27–28 in Charleston, South Carolina, for the 2015 Medicare Compliance Forum. T
The 2015 Medicare Compliance Forum is the only seminar that will teach you how to respond to the
Join October 27–28 in Charleston, South Carolina, for the 2015 Medicare Compliance Forum. T
  Change is right around the corner, so attend the 2015 Medicare Compliance Forum
Provider-Based Entities: A Guide to Regulatory and Billing Compliance is a compr
Provider-Based Entities: A Guide to Regulatory and Billing Compliance is a comprehensive
Provider-Based Entities: A Guide to Regulatory and Billing Compliance is a comprehensive
On April 27, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) added six new quality measur
APRIL 29, 2016
Each month, Brad Keyes, CHSP, owner of Keyes Life Safety Compliance, answers your questions a
JUNE 1, 2018
by William K. Cors, MD, MMM, FACPE, chief medical quality officer at Pocono Heal
DECEMBER 1, 2014
The National Quality Forum (NQF) recently released a series of recommendations calling for the im
JULY 2, 2019
by Matt Phillion Indoor air quality isn’t a new issue for healthca
APRIL 2, 2021
by Matt Phillion Indoor air quality isn’t a new issue for healthca
FEBRUARY 18, 2021
Are you in compliance with OSHA’s chemical labeling standard? Editor’s
FEBRUARY 16, 2017
The basics of what you need to know to stay in compliance with the LSC
DECEMBER 15, 2016
CMS sets sights on future quality, payment initiatives in 2016 SNF PPS proposed rul
Last Friday, CMS posted the annual update for the 2014 electronic clinic quality measures (eCQM)
Is the constant haranguing about “quality” getting to you? You’re not alone. On
Match quality of care with respect when treating LGBTQ patients 
MAY 6, 2015
JUSTCODING
Dear Accreditation Professional, Your feedback is essential to us at HCPro. Pleas
JUNE 13, 2017
During 2017-2018 academic year, the number of ACGME-accredited GME programs increased by nearly 5
SEPTEMBER 21, 2018
ACGME-accredited programs are required to establish clinical competency committees (CCC) to eval
JULY 12, 2018
Each month, Brad Keyes, CHSP, owner of Keyes Life Safety Compliance, answers
MAY 18, 2017
Editor’s note: Each month, Brad Keyes, CHSP, owner of Keyes Life Safety Compliance, ans
MARCH 1, 2018
Congratulations to Penka Dringova, CPC, CPMA, CCC, CEMC, CGIC, CGSC, CIMC, compliance anal
AUGUST 6, 2014
JUSTCODING
The Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program (HFAP) has announced new standards for OPPE and
MARCH 14, 2013
One Week until Medicare Compliance Forum-Here are the Top Reasons Why You Should Attend
  The 2014 Medicare Compliance Forum, on October 23 and 24, is the only seminar th
OCTOBER 8, 2014
JUSTCODING
Seven measure sets aim to alleviate the burden and cost of measuring clinical quality and will &q
FEBRUARY 23, 2016
Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) participation increased 36% from 2011 to 2012,
Six Pediatric Quality Measures Program (PQMP) grantees have been given $13.4 million to test new
OCTOBER 4, 2016
  National Provider Calls Individualized Quality Co
Terms of use synopsis
SEPTEMBER 4, 2008
MARCH 11, 2015
JUSTCODING
How do we know if today’s quality measures are accurate? That is the question that Peter Pr
APRIL 26, 2016
Our life safety expert answers all your questions about facility compliance Editor&rs
SEPTEMBER 28, 2017
Complex requirements introduced as part of the Next Accreditation System (NAS) put a spotlight on
JULY 31, 2019
Join us at 1 p.m. (Eastern) Tuesday, July 29, as HIPAA compliance experts Margret Amatayakul,
Anesthesia providers have low hand hygiene compliance rates, according to a new study by research
Provider-Based Entities: A Guide to Regulatory and Billing Compliance is a comprehensive
Provider-Based Entities: A Guide to Regulatory and Billing Compliance is a comprehensive
Proposed CMS quality measure reporting requirements detailed in the 2016 prospective payment rule
JUNE 23, 2015
Physician practices spend more than $15.4 billion each year reporting quality measures that nearl
The Quality of Patient Care Star Rating methodology includes nine of the 24 currently reported pr
In a recent interview, Sue Bowman, AHIMA senior director of coding policy and compliance, and R
In the January edition of The Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety, a
On December 18, CMS published its Quality-Initiatives-Patie
DECEMBER 29, 2015
National Nursing Home Week is a time to recognize nursing home staff for their quality of care an
MAY 10, 2010
Q&A: What makes a quality EHR? Editor’s note: A 2016 study
The 2014 Medicare Compliance Forum is the only seminar that will teach you how to respond
Q: Is there a way to convince management that Security Rule compliance is just as importa
Joint Commission focuses on CAUTI compliance Revised NPSG ai
JANUARY 16, 2017
The adoption of the ACGME’s Next Accreditation System introduced the concept of Milestones
MARCH 17, 2017
Each month, Brad Keyes, CHSP, owner of Keyes Life Safety Compliance, answers
OCTOBER 19, 2019
Editor’s note: Each month, Brad Keyes, CHSP, owner of Keyes Life Safety Compliance, ans
NOVEMBER 8, 2020
Ten hospitals in the Tennessee Surgical Quality Collaborative (TSQC) reduced surgical complicatio
AUGUST 5, 2014
If a skilled nursing facility gets high marks on quality measures it may have benefits for patien
DECEMBER 16, 2014
Physicians and hospitals are being evaluated on myriad quality metrics, with results increasingl
Interest in using a variety of nursing engagement surveys as a reportable quality indicat
JULY 16, 2015
The average medical practice spends 785 hours a year on quality measure reporting. That’s e
MARCH 15, 2016
The OASIS-C2 item stet is now available on the OQuality-Ini
Hospice providers are encouraged to preview their quality measure results based on Quarter 1- 201
“Many prominent hospitals that are in the top echelon of other quality rating reports, and
APRIL 14, 2016
Quality within any healthcare system depends on improving patient outcomes, which rely on contin
OCTOBER 8, 2019
A skilled nursing facility that scores well on quality measures is not necessarily reducing resid
OCTOBER 17, 2014
A new study has found that the average physician practice spends more than $40,000 on quality rep
Only a select group of 43 agencies that earned 5 stars in quality of care July 12 have remained o
Long-term care providers should have jumped on the Quality Assurance Performance Improvement (QAP
The AMA and the American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities, Inc. (A
HIPAA training isn’t a one-time effort. To be in compliance, all new staff require HIPAA or
Do you have questions about physician practice coding, reimbursement, safety, EHRs, compliance, H
DECEMBER 2, 2015
JUSTCODING
SEPTEMBER 24, 2014
JUSTCODING
by Megan Headley, from Patient Safety and Quality Healthcare magazine The
FEBRUARY 28, 2020
by Megan Headley, from Patient Safety and Quality Healthcare magazine The #MeToo
by Megan Headley, from Patient Safety and Quality Healthcare magazine The
MARCH 11, 2020
Logic says that electronic health records (EHR) should be a huge boon to healthcare quality. Up-t
NOVEMBER 1, 2016