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June 30, 2017

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The Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) ended the Sustainable Growth Rate formula and established the Quality Payment Program, improving Medicare by helping...

June 30, 2017

This week, the House of Representatives passed the Protecting Access to Care Act of 2017 (H.R. 1215) a bill supported by the Society through our work in The Health Coalition on Liability and Access (HCLA). The bill was introduced by Representative Steve King (R-IA) and would impose limits on medical malpractice litigation in state and federal...

June 30, 2017

AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine strongly opposes the Better Care Reconciliation Act, H. R. 1628 (BCRA of 2017). The Society believes this legislation does not address and only worsens concerns...

June 30, 2017

 

Receiving a national award is an honor; but when that award lead to action, energy, heightened staff morale, team building, and improved quality of life, it becomes a movement. That is true of the Foundation for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine’s Quality Improvement & Health Outcomes (QIHO) Awards, where the...

Recorded May 3, 2017 Speaker: Rebecca L. Ferrini, MD, MPH, CMD Description: In every post-acute and long-term care setting, some individuals consume more than their “fair share” of the facility resources, taxing the capabilities of the organization...
Recorded April 26, 2017 Speaker: Robert Goldstein, MD, CWSP, FACP Description: Antimicrobial stewardship is a nationwide, imperative initiative that seeks to educate prescribers and administrators about the appropriate use of antimicrobials to curb...
June 23, 2017

Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) Quality Reporting Program (QRP) Review and Correct reports are available on demand in the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Certification and Survey Provider Enhanced Reporting (CASPER) application. Log into the CMS Network using your CMSNet user ID and password to access the “Welcome to the CMS...