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Weekly Roundup
February 17, 2017

Spotlight: Pocket Guide Offers Quick Answers. HPA: Price Officially New Secretary of HHS; Public Policy at the Annual Conference; REMINDER - Value of Chronic Care Management. Conference Countdown: 4 Weeks ...

Weekly Roundup
February 10, 2017

Spotlight: Arizona Welcomes Its Society Family. HPA: Understanding and Promoting the Value of Chronic Care Management Services CMS Call; Looking Ahead: The IMPACT Act in 2017 CMS Call; CMS Telehealth Services Fact Sheet. Conference Countdown: 5 Weeks.

Weekly Roundup
February 3, 2017

Spotlight: Item Writing Workshop Builds Key Skills for Today, Tomorrow, and Beyond. HPA: Wyden Introduces Bill To Weaken IPAB; Medicare Observation Status Addressed At HHS Confirmation Hearing; PBJ Submission Reminder; EHR Incentive Program: Attest to 2016 Program Requirements by February 28. Job of the Week: Geriatric Physician. Society Releases Targed Guidance for PALTC Pneumococcal Vaccination Guidance....

Weekly Roundup
January 27, 2017

Spotlight: Making Memory Mighty, Speaker Offers the Latest, Best Research. HPA: Society Advocacy Leads to CMS Policy Change on Care Coordination/Behavioral Health; Affordable Care Act Replacements Introduced in Congress. Help Us Help You: Membership Survey. Seeking Committee Members.

Weekly Roundup
September 30, 2016

Spotlight: Society Leaders Climb the Hill, Build Connections, Influence HPA: CMS Releases Final Conditions of Participation Rule for Long-Term Care Facilities, CMS Hosts SNF Value-Based Purchasing Open Door Forum, 2015 PQRS Feedback Reports and 2015 Annual QRURs Available, CMS Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNF)/Long Term Care (LTC) Open Door Forum October 6th

Weekly Roundup
September 23, 2016

Spotlight: Take the Challenge from Chris Laxton HPA: CMS Bundled Payments for Care Improvement Initiative Models 2-4 Report Released, From the Hill: PAC Provider Groups Advocate for Changes to SNF VBP Other: Society Launches Vlog

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Weekly Roundup
September 16, 2016

Spotlight: Webinar Turns Education into Oral Health Success

HPA: NEW CMS Overview of the SNF Value-Based Purchasing Program MLN Matters® Article; SNF QRP Provider Training Questions and Feedback on MDS 3.0; New Data: 49 States Plus DC Reduce Avoidable Hospital Readmissions

Weekly Roundup
September 9, 2016

Spotlight: UTI Study Presents Opportunity to be on Cutting Edge

HPA: CMS Announces Plans to Eliminate MIPS Penalties; SNF 30-Day Potentially Preventable Readmission Measure — Updated; Advance Care Planning Fact Sheet from CMS; Observation Stays Coalition Pushes the Improving Access To Medicare Coverage Act Of 2015 in Recent Letter to OMB; Society Submits Comments on CY 2017 Physician Fee Schedule

Weekly Roundup
September 2, 2016

Spotlight: Labor Day Sale Honors PALTC Workers HPA: National Partnership to Improve Dementia Care and QAPI Call — September 15