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Caring for the Ages
August 1, 2021
Today’s digital and print geriatrics news are citing, almost daily, the overall workforce shortage being experienced in the United States. When we look specifically at health care, it reflects what is occurring in the general workforce. Within...
Weekly Roundup
August 1, 2021
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Policy Snapshot
July 30, 2021
Last week, the Society released an updated position statement on Appropriate Staffing Standards In Post-Acute and Long-Term Care. This expands on a previous statement (A00 and H02) to encourage a systems-approach to establishing appropriate staffing...
Policy Snapshot
July 30, 2021
On July 29, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a final rule updating Medicare payment policies and rates for Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNFs) under the SNF Prospective Payment System (PPS) for Fiscal Year (FY) 2022. In...
Policy Snapshot
July 30, 2021
On July 29, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a final rule updating Medicare payment policies and rates for Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNFs) under the SNF Prospective Payment System (PPS) for Fiscal Year (FY) 2022. In...
Policy Snapshot
July 30, 2021
Last month, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) removed S&C 17-37-NH, Revision of Civil Money Penalty (CMP) Policies and CMP Analytic Tool. In the rescinded guidance, CMS had instructed regional offices to impose civil...
Policy Snapshot
July 30, 2021
Last month, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) removed S&C 17-37-NH, Revision of Civil Money Penalty (CMP) Policies and CMP Analytic Tool. In the rescinded guidance, CMS had instructed regional offices to impose civil...
July 30, 2021
An Office of Inspector General report found that Medicare made improper Part B payments for services that were also included in the Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) consolidated billing requirements. Review these resources to bill correctly: Ambulance...
Policy Snapshot
July 30, 2021
An Office of Inspector General report found that Medicare made improper Part B payments for services that were also included in the Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) consolidated billing requirements. Review these resources to bill correctly: Ambulance...
Spotlight
July 29, 2021
MEMBERS ONLY CONTENT Login or Join Education has been a lifelong passion for Michele Bellantoni, MD, CMD. She thrives on opportunities to teach and share her expertise with others, but she also constantly learns from those around her. She sees...