Tag: SNF

New Podcast: Proposed FY2022 Payment Rule for SNF

Sponsored by Intelycare and Vocera With us today, in honor of skilled nursing week, is Maureen McCarthy. Maureen is president of Celtic Consulting, LLC, and CEO and founder of Care Transitions, LLP, a care coordination service provider. We chat about the proposed FY 2022 payment rule for SNFs. Post-Acute Advisor · 2022 Proposed Payment Rule […]

In Honor of Skilled Nursing Week

Brought to you by Intelycare and Vocera In honor of Skilled Nursing Week, we’d like to honor our post-acute, SNF and rehab staff with some extra and free content that we hope will be helpful. We know you’ve had a long, hard year and we want to celebrate you! We’ll be releasing something new every […]

SNF occupancy reached record low in December

December 2020 saw the lowest SNF occupancy, 71.7%, since the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care began recording data in 2012. The 71.7% occupancy is a sharp decline compared to the 85% occupancy SNFs saw in February of the same year. Despite the vaccination programs, and lower COVID-positivity rates at SNFs, experts warn […]

Protect your SNF Against Lawsuits

Join attorneys Sean Fahey and Todd Selby as they discuss methods to protect your SNF against lawsuits. Join us on March 15th on an upcoming webinar for a deeper dive on the topic. Register here. Listen on SoundCloud Listen on iTunes Connect Listen on Spotify

SNF residents could receive COVID-19 vaccine by Christmas

Nursing home residents could receive the COVID-19 vaccine as early as Christmas, said Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar on December 13. Azar remarked to CBS’ “Face the Nation,” that nearly all nursing homes in the country have signed up for the federal government’s program to distribute the vaccine. Walgreens expects to receive the […]

Overcoming Staff Challenges During the Pandemic

Stefanie Corbett, owner of Corbett Healthcare Solutions, joins us today to talk about challenges that SNF staff have faced during the pandemic, and ways administrators can support and encourage staff throughout this difficult period. Listen on Soundcloud Listen on Apple Podcasts

SNF Audits After the Pandemic

Expert Maureen McCarthy, president of Celtic Consulting, LLC, and CEO and founder of Care Transitions, LLP, a care coordination service provider, joins us to talk about what SNF audits may look like after the pandemic. Listen on soundcloud Listen on Apple Podcasts

Choosing unemployment over paychecks leads to SNF staffing issues

SNFs across the U.S. are struggling with staffing issues amid the pandemic. Because of both safety concerns and limited access to childcare, some staff members are choosing unemployment over paychecks. The federal government added an additional $600 a week to individual unemployment checks as part of the CARES Act, meaning that some employees actually make […]

Federal nursing home commission names new members

New members for the White House’s new Coronavirus Commission for Safety and Quality in Nursing Homes were announced June 19th.  Of the more than 800 applicants, 25 stakeholders with a variety of backgrounds were selected. The commission’s goal is to review nursing home responses to COVID-19 and create new regulations and procedures going forward. The […]

LeadingAge calls on Congress for COVID-19 relief funds

LeadingAge is calling on Americans to join their campaign, Act For Older Adults, asking Congress to dedicate a relief fund for aging services. The letter to Congress calls for, “$100 billion specifically for aging services providers; $1.2 billion for affordable senior housing; a $10 billion testing fund; support to deliver home health telehealth; access to […]