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April 28, 2017

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is tracking the progress of the National Partnership to Improve Dementia Care in Nursing Homes by reviewing publicly reported measures. The official measure of the Partnership is the percentage of long-stay nursing home residents who are receiving an antipsychotic medication, excluding...

April 28, 2017

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has been reviewing claims and is now letting practices know which clinicians need to take part in...

April 21, 2017

Senate Finance Committee Chair Orrin Hatch (R-UT), Ranking Member Ron Wyden (D-OR) and Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and Mark Warner (D-VA) who co-chair the Committee's Chronic Care Working Group, reintroduced the Creating High-Quality Results & Outcomes Necessary to Improve Chronic (CHRONIC) Care Act (S. 870) last week. The bill seeks to...

April 21, 2017

On May 1, 2017, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will begin accepting Notices of Intent to Apply (NOIA) for the January 1, 2018 start date. You must submit a NOIA if you intend to apply to the Medicare Shared Savings Program, Skilled Nursing Facility 3-Day Rule Waiver, and/or Medicare Accountable Care Organization Track 1...