On March 30th 2022 CMS updated the SNF value-based purchasing dataset. This updated both the baseline period, to 2018, and the performance period to 2019. (The actual performance period is April 1st through December 1st of 2019.) It’s typically good news when new data is released. Readers of this blog know that we often call… Continue reading Value-Based Purchasing Q2 2022 Update
In this podcast, Joel VanEaton, executive vice president of PAC regulatory affairs and education at Broad River Rehab, and Mary Kennedy, a professor and the chair of the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at Chapman University, talk about what clinicians may need to know about the emerging population of patients with long COVID. More… Continue reading What We’re Learning About Long COVID
Join us as Broad River Rehab highlights the concepts of Trauma-Informed Care and Health Literacy, which have become increasingly important from both practical and regulatory perspectives.
In this podcast, Amy Stewart, MSN, RN, DNS-MT, QCP-MT, RAC-MT, RAC-MTA, vice president of education and certification strategy for AAPACN, and Joel VanEaton, BSN, RN, RAC-CT, RAC-CTA, executive vice president of PAC regulatory affairs and education for Broad River Rehab and an AAPACN Master Teacher, talk about health literacy and its importance in nursing homes… Continue reading The Importance of Health Literacy in Nursing Homes
Things are moving at a breakneck pace already and we are only just a few weeks into the new year. As we noted in our last update, CMS has decided to use Care Compare to publicly report weekend staffing hours and staff turnover. They have also indicated that these new measures will affect individual facility… Continue reading Regulatory Reminder 5-Star: Update Part 2