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This package serves as a guide for agreements for medical director services in nursing facilities. It includes a model agreement between the medical director and the nursing facility; performance requirements and the roles and responsibilities of a...
October 18, 2012
Columbia, MD –Oct. 18, 2012 — In October 2012, the National Quality Forum (NQF) Neurology Steering Committee recommended two nursing home measures submitted by AMDA be considered for endorsement. AMDA developed the two quality measures, titled...
March 11, 2013
Columbia, MD – AMDA – Dedicated to Long Term Care Medicine (AMDA) is proud to announce the Board of the National Quality Forum (NQF), a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the quality of health care nationwide, has approved two nursing...
May 21, 2013
Columbia, MD — In response to the ProPublica report, “ Medicare Drug Program Fails to Monitor Prescribers, Putting Seniors and Disabled at Risk ,” AMDA released the following statement: AMDA agrees that ongoing efforts to educate physicians and...
February 11, 2014
AMDA – Dedicated to Long Term Care Medicine (AMDA) supports the “SGR Repeal and Medicare Provider Payment Modernization Act of 2014” (H.R. 4015). We are pleased that the bill permanently repeals and replaces the SGR with positive updates that will...
March 3, 2014
The core of AMDA – Dedicated to Long Term Care Medicine (AMDA’s) mission is to improve and advance the quality of care provided to post-acute and long-term care (PA/LTC) patients. Much has improved in this setting over the years, and the recent...
March 13, 2014
Columbia, MD - AMDA—The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine is pleased that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has decided not to finalize its proposed rule to eliminate protected class status for several...
April 24, 2014
Columbia, MD – In 2012, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) set a goal of reducing antipsychotic use in long-stay nursing home residents by 15% nationwide. Recently, the agency announced that this goal has been met. AMDA—The...
September 19, 2014
Columbia, MD – AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine supports the National Partnership to Improve Dementia Care’s new goals, announced today , to further reduce the use of antipsychotic medications in long-stay nursing home...
October 6, 2014
Columbia, MD - AMDA - The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine will receive $1,624,269 in civil money penalty (CMP) funds over a three-year period to improve the quality of care and quality of life for younger adults receiving post-...