SNF professionals: Learn about the new friendship between VBP and QRP and how, for the first time, resident voices will be included.
Most SNFs don’t know they’ve been fined — are you one of them? Last year, CMS enacted sweeping new requirements for COVID-19 reporting by nursing homes, including the threat of hefty fines for failure to comply. CMS has followed through on its promise, issuing more than $8 million in COVID-19 reporting … Read More
On January 15, 2021, CMS released a monthly update of data that provides a snapshot of the impact of COVID-19 on the Medicare population. The updated data show over 1.9 million COVID-19 cases among the Medicare population and over 493,000 COVID-19 hospitalizations. The updated snapshot covers the period from January … Read More
CMS has updated Section 5 of the MDS 3.0 Provider’s Guide. The MDS 3.0 Provider User’s Guide provides information and instructions pertaining to the QIES ASAP MDS 3.0 system to Long-Term Care (LTC) facility and Swing Bed (SB) hospital users who are required to submit assessment data about their residents and patients. … Read More