UPDATE: CMS has officially announced that the transition to iQIES will occur in January 2023 for skilled nursing facilities. Read here to learn more.
On Dec. 4, CMS issued a memo outlining changes to unfreeze the Five-Star ratings effective on Jan. 27, 2021. CMS plans to update the quality measures using data based on the following data collection periods: Assessment-based QMs through Jun. 30, 2020 Claims-based QMs through Jun. 30, 2020 QRP QMs through … Read More
Are you aware that CMS calculates functional outcomes scores immediately upon submission of a resident’s 5-day assessment? Did you know that SimpleLTC uses machine learning algorithms to present those scores in real-time? The new SimpleAnalyzer™ Function Scores report provides insight into residents’ admission, expected, and discharge scores within minutes of … Read More
SimpleLTC is excited to announce that we’ve added 7 new QRP-based quality measures in SimpleAnalyzer™. You can now analyze and track the following QRP QMs… S001 – Functional Assessment/Care Plan S002 – Percent of Residents or Patients with Pressure Ulcers That Are New/Worsened S007 – Drug Regimen Review S013 – … Read More