New half billion incentive payment distribution to nursing homes coming

Mary MadisonCOVID-19Leave a Comment

On Monday, December 7, 2020, HHS Secretary Alex Azar announced the distribution of $523 million in second round performance payments to over 9,000 nursing homes. These nursing homes are being rewarded for successfully reducing COVID-19 related infections and deaths between September and October.  Nursing homes will begin receiving payments December 9. “HHS … Read More

HHS announces nearly $4.9 billion distribution to nursing facilities impacted by COVID-19

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In case you haven’t heard this news yet, HHS announced on May 22, 2020 that it has begun distributing billions in additional relief funds to skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) to help them combat the devastating effects of this pandemic. Nursing homes play a pivotal role in providing skilled care to … Read More

[On-demand webinar] Texas PASRR: PCSP form changes and requirements

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On behalf of our friends at Texas Health and Human Services (HHS), we’d like to invite Texas providers to join us for September’s PASRR Technical Assistance Call entitled, “PCSP form changes and requirements”. Beginning August 22, 2019, updates to the Preadmission Screening and Resident Review (PASRR) Comprehensive Service Plan (PCSP) … Read More