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Medical Review Under PDPM

Medical Review Under PDPM

CMS issued their updated their guidance to Medicare Administrator Contractors (MACs) on November 15, 2019 regarding Medical Review Instructions related to Skilled Nursing Facilities in Publication 100-08 Medicare Program Integrity, Transmittal 924. The effective date...
‘Tis the Season

‘Tis the Season

Flu Season that is.  According to the CDC, approximately 17 million workdays a year are lost during flu season.  Tens of thousands of people are hospitalized, and thousands die from flu-related illnesses each year! Keeping patients safe from infection is everyone’s...
CarFit

CarFit

  CarFit is a community-based educational program that promotes continued safe driving and mobility among older drivers by focusing attention on safety, comfort, and fit. CarFit was created in 2006 in collaboration with AAA (American Automobile Association),...
RAI Manual V1.17.1 Update

RAI Manual V1.17.1 Update

On September 18, 2019, CMS published the updated Resident Assessment Instrument (RAI) Manual V1.17.1 replacement manual pages and change tables. In order to assist providers with accurate clinical category designation under the Patient Driven Payment Model (PDPM), CMS...
Final Rule FY 2020

Final Rule FY 2020

  The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) publicly posted the pre-published fiscal year (FY) 2020 Skilled Nursing Facility Prospective Payment System (SNF PPS) Final Rule. The rule includes updates to the Medicare Part A unadjusted federal per-diem...