SNF Provider Preview Reports – Reminder to Review Your Data!

Mary Madison, RN, RAC-CT, CDP Clinical Consultant – Briggs Healthcare® CMS reminds LTC providers to preview your SNF QRP Provider Report before June 30, 2018. At that time, your performance data will be publicly displayed on Nursing Home Compare. Here’s this morning’s CMS Reminder message: Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) Provider Preview Reports have been updated…… Continue reading SNF Provider Preview Reports – Reminder to Review Your Data!

New Resource: CMS Web Wheel

Mary Madison, RN, RAC-CT, CDP Clinical Consultant – Briggs Healthcare® CMS has posted an educational tool – CMS Web Wheel – to “Learn about Educational Resources for Medicare Fee-For-Service Providers; CMS Initiatives; and MAC Resources.” The tool provides websites for information based on the topic selected (clicked on). For example, I selected the Beneficiary Notices…… Continue reading New Resource: CMS Web Wheel

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) – New Medicare Card Project

Mary Madison, RN, RAC-CT, CDP Clinical Consultant – Briggs Healthcare® Do you, your facility, your agency or your office have questions about the new Medicare Cards being issued/mailed to beneficiaries? If so, your questions may be a download and a view away. CMS has posted a Frequently Asked Questions document with questions & answers as…… Continue reading Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) – New Medicare Card Project

Dementia Care, LTC Survey and Antipsychotic Medication Use

Mary Madison, RN, RAC-CT, CDP Clinical Consultant – Briggs Healthcare® “The National Partnership to Improve Dementia Care in Nursing Homes is committed to improving the quality of care for individuals with dementia living in nursing homes. The National Partnership has a mission to deliver health care that is person-centered, comprehensive and interdisciplinary with a specific…… Continue reading Dementia Care, LTC Survey and Antipsychotic Medication Use

Webinar: F838 – Facility Assessment: What You Need to Know – July 26, 2018 at 1 PM CDT

Click to register: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/6476572479439526402 The regulation for a Facility Assessment was implemented on November 28, 2017 in Phase 2 of the Requirements of Participation. If you have questions about this requirement, you’ll want to attend this webinar! We’ll cover: * Federal regulations pertaining to the Facility Assessment requirement. * How to get started (if you…… Continue reading Webinar: F838 – Facility Assessment: What You Need to Know – July 26, 2018 at 1 PM CDT

Webinar: 100 Days Out: What’s Changing with the MDS 3.0 Item Set on October 1, 2018 – June 22, 2018 at 1 PM CDT

Click to register: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/6585304283821572866 Did you know that CMS has made more than 100 changes to the MDS 3.0 Item Set that we’ll start using October 1, 2018? Join me for a look at the new items that are being added as well as the items that CMS has removed. This 1-hour webinar is intended…… Continue reading Webinar: 100 Days Out: What’s Changing with the MDS 3.0 Item Set on October 1, 2018 – June 22, 2018 at 1 PM CDT