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July 7, 2017

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) posted new resources to help clinicians successfully participate in the first year of the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS). Visit the Resource...

July 7, 2017

On June 30, 2017, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services issues a Survey and Certification (S&C) memo outlining changes to the Interpretive Guidance of the revised Requirements for Participation (located in Appendix PP of the State Operation Manual). The memo includes:

  • Revised Interpretive Guidance: In September 2016,
  • ...
June 30, 2017

Wednesday July 5 from 2 to 3:30 pm ET

Register for Medicare Learning Network events.

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...