COVID-19 reporting requires NHSN enrollment now

Mary MadisonCOVID-19, Industry, Secure NewsLeave a Comment

Below is a repost of a Briggs article written by Mary Madison, RN, RAC-CT, CDP, Clinical Consultant, Briggs Healthcare. If you’ve been following recent Interim Final Rule blogs, you know that beginning Friday, May 8, 2020 all Medicare-certified LTC facilities (SNFs and NFs) must begin reporting COVID-19 data through the NHSN (National Healthcare Safety Network – … Read More

PDPM: 2 important ways to avoid audits

Corey PauleyIndustry, PDPM blog, Secure News4 Comments

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Audits are a necessary evil in the Medicare world. CMS performs audits to prevent healthcare fraud and abuse. As a result, providers are subject to scrutiny and potentially negative financial consequences. Now that the Patient-Driven Payment Model (PDPM) is almost upon us, it’s important to look at ways you can … Read More