Mary Madison, RN, RAC-CT, CDP Clinical Consultant – Briggs Healthcare® Ever wish you could read the transcript from a CMS Open Door Forum? Want to listen again to a CMS presentation to catch something you missed or weren’t able to attend the live session? Well, you can. Check out this website. CMS makes Open Door…… Continue reading CMS Transcripts and Podcasts Available
Date: Thursday, May 31, 2018 Time: 10:00 AM CDT (1 hour duration) Presenter: Mary Madison, RN, RAC-CT, CDP Clinical Consultant – Briggs Healthcare® Registration Link: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2798686292898578434 The regulation for a Baseline Care Plan to be developed within 48 hours of a resident’s admission to a LTC facility was implemented in Phase 2 of the LTC…… Continue reading Upcoming Briggs Healthcare® Webinar Baseline Care Planning: Do You Know What You Need to Know?
Mary Madison, RN, RAC-CT, CDP Clinical Consultant – Briggs Healthcare® “Today, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) proposed transformative changes to the payment systems for services furnished by a range of medical facilities. The agency’s proposed payment rules also set out to continue to modernize Medicare through innovation in skilled nursing facility payment…… Continue reading BREAKING NEWS: CMS Announces Proposed Rules for “Transformative” Changes to Payment Systems
Mary Madison, RN, RAC-CT, CDP Clinical Consultant – Briggs Healthcare® This is an Open Door Forum you don’t want to miss. The agenda shows a jam-packed meeting with lots of announcements on the just-released proposed changes to the case-mix classification system as well as information on other proposed changes, the 2019 SNF PPS Notice of…… Continue reading CMS Skilled/LTC Open Door Forum – Tuesday, May 1, 2018
Mary Madison, RN, RAC-CT, CDP Clinical Consultant – Briggs Healthcare® CMS has provided an updated LTCSP Procedure Guide that is effective May 6, 2018. This May 2018 version has 9 additional pages than the November 28, 2017 version had and there is a Table of Contents to help the reader find specific items. Additionally, this…… Continue reading CMS Updates Long Term Care Survey Process Guide and Training Module
Mary Madison, RN, RAC-CT, CDP Clinical Consultant – Briggs Healthcare® This is the title of a report issued today by the AARP Public Policy Institute. The data in this report includes individuals living in Assisted Living communities and certainly merits reading and action by AL leadership and clinicians. “Antipsychotic (AP) drugs are often prescribed “off-label”…… Continue reading Off-Label Antipsychotic Use in Older Adults with Dementia: Not Just a Nursing Home Problem
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