Keeping nursing home and LTC workers safe during coronavirus pandemic

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On Thursday, May 14, 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued an alert providing safety tips employers can follow to help protect nursing home and long-term care facility workers from exposure to the coronavirus. Safety measures employers can implement to protect workers in the nursing home … Read More

Additional policy and regulatory revisions in response to the COVID-19 PHE and delay of QRP requirements

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Below is a repost of a Briggs article written by Mary Madison, RN, RAC-CT, CDP, Clinical Consultant, Briggs Healthcare. Last Friday, May 1, 2020, I posted a brief blog on the second Interim Final Rule issued by CMS.  CMS-5531-IFC at this location is the unpublished PDF version.  The official IFC is scheduled for publication on May 8, 2020 in … Read More

SimpleLTC parent company, Briggs Healthcare, acquires ezPBJ

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Briggs Healthcare Acquires ezPBJ

Software acquisition simplifies PBJ compliance for skilled nursing providers and expands Briggs’ post-acute digital offerings WEST DES MOINES, IOWA, Aug. 1, 2018 – Today Briggs Healthcare announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire ezPBJ. As a wholly owned subsidiary of Briggs, ezPBJ will continue to expand its software … Read More