Tag: post-acute care

National Nurses Week Podcast: Bringing Staffing Back to Safe Levels in Long-Term Care

Healthleaders nursing editor, Carol Davis, interviews Reginald Hislop III, the managing partner of H2 Healthcare and consultant, author, and widely recognized thought leader in post-acute care, about the state of nurse staffing in long-term care facilities, and how those facilities can successfully recruit and retain nurses to bring staffing back to safe levels.

The IMPACT Act in 2017 — last chance to register for CMS event

Thursday, February 23 from 1:30 to 3 pm ET To register or for more information, click here. The Improving Medicare Post-Acute Care Transformation Act of 2014 (IMPACT Act) requires the reporting of standardized patient assessment data by Post-Acute Care (PAC) providers, including skilled nursing facilities, home health agencies, inpatient rehabilitation facilities, and long-term care hospitals. During […]

Registration deadline for 2nd Annual AHC/NCAL Quality Summit ends Friday, SNF Open Door Forum postponed

Long-term care and post-acute care providers still have time to register for the 2nd Annual AHC/NCAL Quality Summit, happening March 6-8 at the Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista at Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida. The advance registration deadline ends this Friday, February 3. The Summit includes: Education sessions for assisted living and skilled […]

Public comments due December 11 regarding new quality measure under the IMPACT Act

CMS is seeking public input by December 11 regarding a project titled: Quality measures to satisfy the Improving Medicare Post-Acute Care Transformation Act of 2014 (IMPACT Act) domain of: Transfer of Health Information and Care Preferences When an Individual Transitions. According to CMS, in alignment with the CMS and National Quality Strategy (NQS) objectives and goals, […]

MDS Central is changing…. To your Post Acute Advisor

MDS Central is changing…. To your Post Acute Advisor. We are now going to cover the news and regulations across the entire post acute care continuum, including: Long-term care Home health Inpatient rehabilitation Hospice Assisted living Post Acute Advisor is your place to ask questions, get the latest post acute care news, and find resources […]

Latest MedPAC report contains four reform recommendations for post-acute care

On March 15, the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) issued its March 2013 Report to the Congress on Medicare payment policy. The report provides recommendations to increase the efficiency of Medicare by finding ways to provide high-quality care for Medicare beneficiaries at lower costs to the program. In this report, MedPAC recommends no update in […]