Note: This Regulatory Reminder is a follow up to a Regulatory Reminder that we posted on April 8, 2022. Lots going on in the regulatory world these days with 5-Star updates and the FY 2023 Final Rule release. Yesterday, CMS posted a “Creating a Roadmap for the End of the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency (PHE)”.…...
Day: August 22, 2022
Reflections July 2022: RESDAC Data √
Thanks to everyone who attended this webinar yesterday. For those who missed it, you can download the slides here. To apply for NAB/ANCC hours, please complete this form. Finally, it wouldn’t be on-demand without the video would it?...
Regulatory Reminder: CMS to update Quality Measure Ratings Thresholds!
On Monday, CMS issued a memo titled, “Quality Measure Rating Threshold Changes with the April 2022 Refresh”. This memo indicated that CMS plans to change the QM rating thresholds every six months. This will begin in April of 2022. This probably seems like short notice for a change of this magnitude. Back in 2019, CMS… Continue reading Regulatory Reminder: CMS to update Quality Measure Ratings Thresholds!
The Staffing Crisis: How it Ends
Let’s talk about the Staffing Crisis. Skilled nursing is struggling to find people to do the work we’re here to do: care for people who need us. All clinical positions are in demand. Everyone in the field I speak with talks about it. How Did We Get Here? Skilled nursing isn’t like most businesses. We… Continue reading The Staffing Crisis: How it Ends