Tag: Reg Hislop

Is your facility committing these 7 readmission risks?

As of October 1, 2018, the Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) Value-Based Purchasing Program (VBP) rewards SNFs with incentive payments for reducing hospital readmissions. To receive incentive payments for this quality measure, make sure these seven readmission risks don’t exist in your facility: 1. Inadequate staff. Staff are ill-prepared and not equipped to deal with the […]

Webcast: Regulation Revisions for Long-Term Care: What They Mean for You

Presented on: Thursday August 20, 2015 1:00–2:30 p.m. Eastern Presented by: Reginald Hislop III Sponsored by: Billers’ Association for Long-Term Care The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced a proposal to improve the quality of care and safety affecting long-term care residents. Regulations regarding reduction of unnecessary hospital readmissions and infections, increased quality […]

SNFs, Therapy Contracts and Fraud: Redux by Reg Hislop III

Yes another SNF, another therapy contract and more fraud settlements.  The only thing that isn’t different is the contractor – RehabCare once again (a coincidence?…not likely). In news released late last week, a Maine SNF settled with the Department of Justice for $1.2 million, allegations of improper Medicare billings for “unnecessary, inflated, and unreasonable” therapy […]