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March 10, 2017

Several Society members who have been participating in The Initiative to Reduce Avoidable Hospitalizations Among Nursing Facility Residents, that was launched in 2012 by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), are encouraged by a recent report...

March 10, 2017

This week, the House Republicans introduced their legislation to repeal and replace parts of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The bill, the...

The Diabetes Management Pocket Guide provides help with the recognition, assessment, treatment and monitoring of diabetes, along with the latest recommendations from the American Diabetes Association, and new guidance of pneumococcal vaccination...
This package includes the Diabetes Management Clinical Practice Guideline, and the Diabetes Management Pocket Guide. Residents of post-acute and long-term care (PA/LTC) facilities who have diabetes often take multiple medications and experience...
March 3, 2017

A revised Transitional Care Management Services Fact Sheet is available. Learn about:

  • Health care professionals furnishing these services and supervision
  • Services settings
  • ...
March 3, 2017

This week the Senate Finance Committee is voting on approving Seema Verma to lead the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). The committee’s initial vote on Wednesday was a tie and a later vote did not count because it included proxy votes which do not count under committee rules. A final vote was expected Thursday and it appears...

March 3, 2017

Senator Chuck Grassley (R-IA) and Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) recently introduced the Elder Abuse Prevention and Prosecution Act (S.178). The goal of S.178 is to minimize elder abuse and exploitation, and to establish an infrastructure within the...

February 24, 2017

On February 17, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) awarded approximately $20 million to 11 organizations for the first year of a five-year program to provide on-the-ground training and education about the Quality Payment Program for clinicians in individual or small group practices of 15 clinicians or fewer. These local,...