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

Encore Webinar: Baseline Care Planning: Do You Know What You Need to Know? Jun 12, 2018 2:00 PM CDT

Click to register: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8211687589995124995 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 Requirements of Participation (RoPs). There were additional requirements for a Baseline Care Plan Summary. If you still have questions about either requirement,…… Continue reading Encore Webinar: Baseline Care Planning: Do You Know What You Need to Know? Jun 12, 2018 2:00 PM CDT

LTC Survey Resources Updated

Mary Madison, RN, RAC-CT, CDP Clinical Consultant – Briggs Healthcare® CMS has recently updated several resource documents used during long-term care surveys.  These survey resources are found beneath Downloads in a .zip file.  The documents that are updated in the Surveyor Resource file include: CMS-20065…Activities Critical Element Pathway Editing and Finalizing Statements of Deficient Practice…… Continue reading LTC Survey Resources Updated

New Medicare Beneficiary Identifier – Get It, Use It

Mary Madison, RN, RAC-CT, CDP Clinical Consultant – Briggs Healthcare® On Friday, May 25, 2018 CMS posted a special MLN Matters “intended for physicians, providers, and suppliers submitting claims to Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs), including Durable Medical Equipment MACs (DME MACs) and Home Health and Hospice MACs, for services provided to Medicare beneficiaries.: This 5-page…… Continue reading New Medicare Beneficiary Identifier – Get It, Use It

Upcoming Briggs Healthcare® Webinar Baseline Care Planning: Do You Know What You Need to Know?

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?