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August 4, 2017

This week the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released information about the hardship exemption process for the Advancing Care Information Category of the Quality Payment Program (QPP) Merit-Incentive Base Payment System (MIPS). To apply you need to visit the...

August 4, 2017

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued final rules outlining 2018 Medicare payment rates for skilled nursing facilities and hospice. The final rules are effective for fiscal year (FY) 2018 and reflect a broader Administration strategy to streamline administrative requirements for providers; support the patient-doctor...

August 4, 2017

Thursday, September 7 from 1:30 to 3 pm ET

Register for Medicare Learning Network events.

During this call, learn about the new Facility Assessment Tool to help identify and develop the specific assessment of your facility. Also, find out about frequently asked questions...

August 2, 2017

Older people are the main recipients of medications in many regions of the world, and their population is rapidly growing. Numerous studies have shown that drug treatment is frequently inappropriate in this age group, and adverse drugs reactions pose an essential threat to them. Major reasons are the lack of evidence for most medications and...

August 2, 2017

To test the effects of individual, nonfacilitated sessions with PARO (version 9), when compared against a look-alike plush toy and usual care, on the emotional and behavioral symptoms of dementia for people living in long-term care facilities.

August 1, 2017
August 1, 2017
August 1, 2017