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This session will address a wide range of issues of interest to practitioners caring for residents in the assisted living setting. Two recent CMS Innovation Grant projects, including one about the use of INTERACT in AL, will be presented. Clinical...
Session Summary In 2012, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Innovation Center (CMMI), in partnership with the Medicare/Medicaid Coordination Office, funded a project in seven sites to improve the quality of care for residents in...
AMDA has launched a Quality Prescribing Campaign in response to CMS's Call to Action: Raising Awareness for Reducing Adverse Events (ADE) in Nursing Homes. This session will focus on raising awareness specifically directed toward adverse drug...
This session will provide details about new billing codes that have recently been approved by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). Participants will learn the service and documentation requirements for these codes as well as the...
This presentation will describe the seven elements of the Patient-Centered Medical Home model (PCMH) and how these elements parallel principals of care in the Nursing Home. Comparison and contrast will be presented by a family physician seeing...
This session will address the legal risks associated with antipsychotics. The applicable federal regulations and CMS' recent initiatives will be explored on a practical level. Among the presentation methods will be actual cases where nursing...
Looking forward, a major challenge facing nursing homes is implementing Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement (QAPI) programs. The recently mandated QAPI activities significantly expands the level and scope of facility quality improvement...
This webinar presentation explores the regulatory requirements for the system of care of the nursing home resident who elects the Medicare Hospice benefit. Participants will receive additional information about resources available for detailed study...