New podcast: COVID, Compliance, Reimbrusement, and the False Claims Act

Long-term care expert Stefanie Corbett discusses COVID vaccine mandates, boosters, and other infection control compliance to keep in mind. We also discuss where SNFs should focus their efforts to avoid dips in revenue and compliance issues, specifically the False Claims Act. Stefanie is a health policy educator, consultant, researcher, and author. She is the owner […]

Free Webinar | Post-COVID Compliance Issues for SNFs

Sponsored by: IntelyCare and Vocera As SNFs see less COVID cases in their facilities, and CMS returns its focus to “normal” operations, providers need to transition as well. COVID waivers are sunsetting and compliance tasks that have been put on the backburner need to be focused on now. Phase 3 of the Mega Rule went into […]

Re-evaluating Payment After a Year of COVID

With us today is Maureen McCarthy. Maureen is president of Celtic Consulting, LLC, and CEO and founder of Care Transitions, LLP, a care coordination service provider. We discuss how reimbursement avenues have changed in the past year, and how SNFs need to consider what might change as the pandemic hopefully improves. Post-Acute Advisor · Re-evaluating […]

New Podcast: HIPAA Refresher, Addressing COVID and other concerns

With us today is Joan Usher, a nationally recognized expert in the field of health information management. Find her at jluhealth.com. Today, we’ll be talking about HIPAA, the public health emergency, how to handle staff COVID testing in a HIPAA-compliant way, and more. Listen and subscribe on iTunes Connect, Spotify, or SoundCloud.

Pasadena SNF residents evacuated after COVID outbreak

Golden Cross, A Pasadena SNF, evacuated 63 residents late June 11 after it was stripped of its license amid a COVID-19 outbreak that claimed the lives of eight residents. As of June 11, there were 104 confirmed cases in the facility, including 72 residents, and 32 staff members.   The residents have been transferred to […]