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May 26, 2017

This week the President released his full budget proposal for fiscal year 2018, which begins October 1, 2017. The President’s budget starts the budget process now Congress will develop the full budget and pass measures for the fiscal...

May 26, 2017

This week the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released its estimate of the direct spending and revenue effects of the American Health Care Act (AHCA) of 2017 (H.R. 1628), which was passed by the House of Representatives. The...

May 19, 2017

The Society is once again a strategic partner for the upcoming 13th Annual Long-Term and Post-Acute Care (LTPAC) Health IT Summit being held in Baltimore, MD, June 26-27. The Summit focuses on key health information technology (HIT) issues facing clinicians and PA/LTC...

May 19, 2017

Thursday, June 15 from 1:30 to 3 pm ET

To register or for more information, visit MLN Connects® Event Registration.

During this call, learn about appropriate assessment and evaluation for the accurate diagnosis of schizophrenia and other mental disorders. Also, find out...

May 19, 2017

Monday, May 22 from 1 to 2 pm ET

Visit the event webpage to register.

Join the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for an overview webinar on the participation criteria used to determine inclusion in the Merit-based Incentive...

May 19, 2017

Due to extenuating circumstances, the reporting deadline for the Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) Quality Reporting Program (QRP) Fiscal Year 2018 payment determination has been extended from May 15, 2017, to June 1, 2017.

The MDS assessment data for October-December (Q4) of calendar year 2016 are due with this submission deadline.

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May 12, 2017

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has released a revised SNF Billing Reference Booklet. The booklet reviews common questions about billing in the SNF, tips and special...