On March 15, the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) issued its annual report to Congress. In the report, MedPAC addresses the SNF PPS in Chapter 8. MedPAC states that most indicators of payment adequacy for SNFs are positive. Here are some findings published in the report: Access to SNF services remains stable for most beneficiaries. […]
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The QIES Technical Support Office (QTSO) recently released a document containing helpful hints to ensure correct MDS 3.0 submission.
On October 13, the Senate Finance Committee, which spent the past two weeks discussing 130 amendments, approved its healthcare reform bill by a vote of 14-9.
Tips for long-term care facilities searching for a new software vendor for the MDS 3.0.
Q: Our facility will need to update our software when we transition to the MDS 3.0. What questions should we ask our vendor now? Diane: It’s important to start a dialogue now with your automation vendor. You can work with your vendor to create a better product. Sit down with your team and make a […]