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JAMDA
July 8, 2021
To quantify the dose-response associations between tooth loss and risk of cognitive impairment and dementia.
Spotlight
July 8, 2021
MEMBERS ONLY CONTENT Login or Join Understanding history is important to planning for the future. As post-acute and long-term care (PALTC) moves out of the worst pandemic in a century, looking at where we’ve been and how we got here will help shape...
Policy Snapshot
July 8, 2021
CMS updated FAQs about repayment of COVID-19 accelerated and advance payments are now available. If you got these payments, learn more about how recoupment works and how it affects your Medicare claims payment amounts: COVID-19 Accelerated and...
Policy Snapshot
July 8, 2021
CMS released a snapshot of the impact of COVID-19 on the Medicare population from January 1, 2020-April 24, 2021. The updated data shows over 4.3 million COVID-19 cases and over 1.2 million COVID-19 hospitalizations.
JAMDA
July 5, 2021
To examine the relationship between cognitive status and falls with and without injury among older adults during the first 18 days of a skilled nursing facility (SNF) and determine if this association is mediated by limitations in activities of...
JAMDA
July 5, 2021
Person-centered care (PCC) in nursing homes is an elusive organizational goal that has attracted the attention of pay-for-performance (P4P) programs. P4P programs are used to incentivize providers to improve the quality of care delivered. However,...
JAMDA
July 5, 2021
Understanding disability-adjusted life-years (DALYs) based on dementia subtypes and mild cognitive impairment (MCI) is essential for optimal resource allocation. This study aimed to investigate disease burdens of various dementias and MCI in a...
JAMDA
July 3, 2021
Pharmacists’ care has an essential role in multidisciplinary teams in charge of chronic patients. However, data available on the clinical outcomes of these activities appear inconclusive. This study aimed to systematically investigate the effect of...
JAMDA
July 2, 2021
To assess the association of pre-morbid functional status [Barthel Index (BI)] and frailty [modified Frailty Index (mFI)] with in-hospital mortality and a risk scoring system developed for COVID-19 in patients ≥75 years diagnosed with COVID-19.
Policy Snapshot
July 2, 2021
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) published 2021 Alternative Payment Model (APM) Incentive Payment details on the Quality Payment Program (QPP) website ; eligible clinicians and surrogates can log in to see what you were paid by...