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Senior Living Health Care
News and insights related to the senior living and long-term care industry.
This issue outlines the various funding sources for COVID-19-impacted senior living providers, along with related payment requirements.
The AICPA has issued additional technical questions and answers for health care entities related to leasing and CARES Act provisions.
Learn about the new patient-driven payment model case mix for skilled nursing facilities, including nontherapy ancillaries.
Learn about CMS’ final rule for skilled nursing facilities, including Medicare payment rates and quality programs.
Learn about the new patient-driven payment model case mix, including nursing components, recently released by CMS.
Learn about the new patient-driven payment model case mix, including therapy components, recently released by CMS.
Part B fee schedules for 2019 received a 0.1 percent increase and have been in place since Jan. 1, 2019. Learn more.
Skilled nursing facilities’ Medicare fee-for-service payments must reflect the rate adjustments due to value-based purchasing. Learn more.
Learn about the quality reporting program measures released by Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services for skilled nursing facilities.
Home office cost statement requirements will be enforced by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. Learn more.
The Medicare payment rule for 2019 was finalized for skilled nursing facilities and prospective payment systems. Learn more.
Learn about the new minimum data set changes for skilled nursing facilities. Making these key updates will affect future reimbursement.
Get insights on prospective payment system, case-mix payment methodology and consolidated billing changes for skilled nursing facilities.
Get clarification on the new Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ skilled nursing facility advance beneficiary notice. Learn more.
It’s expected the new patient-driven payment model will be more closely aligned with skilled nursing facilities’ quality reporting systems.
The skilled nursing facility value-based purchasing program started fiscal year 2018. Learn important program payment dates and more.
In April, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services will phase in new Medicare cards using randomly assigned numbers. Learn more.
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services moves forward with the targeted probe and educate program to reduce claims denials and appeals.
The therapy cap on Medicare Part B therapy services has been repealed. Learn what this means for your skilled nursing facility.
Due to developing guidance, Part B therapy providers should closely monitor the amount of therapy furnished, beginning with services.
Long term care providers must implement a new survey process launched on Nov. 28. Learn about the need for baseline care plans and more.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services published a correction updating skilled nursing facilities’ prospective payment system rates.
Information collected through the payroll-based journal system provides regular analysis of staffing patterns in nursing facilities.
Learn about key changes involved in the phase 2 implementation of the requirements for participation in Medicare and Medicaid programs.
In an effort to increase security, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services will issue new Medicare cards. Learn more.
SNFs determined to be noncompliant with quality reporting program requirements may be subject to a 2 percent payment reduction. Learn more.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has published the proposed final rule for skilled nursing facilities. Learn more.
Providers have until May 15 to submit staffing data for the quarter. Submit early to avoid delays due to errors or needed corrections.
Learn about the growing number of additional development requests (ADRs) that are affecting skilled nursing facilities (SNFs).
Learn about physical and occupational therapy code changes for 2017 affecting senior living and long-term care facilities.
Learn about the regulatory compliance changes that long-term care facilities will be responsible for, starting Oct 1, 2016 and beyond.
Learn about the six factors that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services uses to calculate Five-Star Quality Ratings for nursing homes.
On April 25, 2016, the CMS issued its proposed rule regarding fiscal year 2017 Medicare payment rates for SNFs, effective Oct. 1, 2016.
Learn how the Program for Evaluating Payment Patterns Electronic Report (PEPPER) affects your skilled nursing facility.
Learn about the Skilled Nursing Facility Utilization and Payment Public Use File and its impact on your organization.
Skilled nursing facilities are cautioned to accurately report and bill therapy services, especially when therapy changes.
Read on to learn about the IMPACT Act's Quality Reporting measurements and they affect skilled nursing facilities.
Skilled nursing facilities: Learn about the new Value-Based Purchasing program and its impact on skilled nursing facility payments.
Stay compliant with ACA Section 6106. Learn best practices for submitting staffing data to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.
Health care organizations: Have you taken the steps to ensure a smooth transition to ICD-10? The October deadline is looming.
Consolidated billing continues to concern nursing facilities. Learn what SNFs should do to ensure appropriate payment to outside providers.
With the approaching deadline of October 1, 2015, facilities are reminded to prepare for their ICD 10 transition.
RSM’s Senior Living Health Care Connection provides the latest compliance and reporting news related to the long-term care industry.
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