Oh man, it’s been a LONG time since I posted something on here. It feels good to be back. Today, we’re announcing an update to Med A Census Navigator! It’s a pretty big update too. DRG Codes are here! Based on lots of feedback, we heard that you’d like to be able to see the…...
Med A Census Navigator™ Training
Regulatory Reminder! Inappropriate Schizophrenia Diagnosis/Coding and Survey Citation Posting
It’s a new year and CMS has not wasted any time in making clear their efforts to stem the tide of what they perceive to be inappropriate diagnosing and coding of Schizophrenia. There are going to be some pretty significant adjustments to the 5-star rating system and Care Compare posting of survey citations under dispute.…...
Well, it’s been a while and there have been a number of important regulatory soundbites recently. Here goes! Soundbite 1: The COVID-19 Public Health Emergency renewal On October 13th, DHHS renewed the COVID-19 PHE for another 90 days. As a result, the existing waivers are still active. HHS has stated they will give 60 days…...
Quality Measure Series Part III featuring Leah Klusch
Part III of this series is now available to stream for Insiders! Like Parts I and II, this webinar features Leach Klusch. To apply for NAB and/or ANCC CEU hours, please fill out this form. Course materials can be downloaded here.
Knock Knock! Who’s there? The Revised 5-Star User’s Guide!
The much-anticipated 5-Star user’s guide including cut point revisions has been posted! These revisions affect the October Care Compare refresh and provider 5-star ratings. As you may be aware, In March 2019, CMS released memorandum QSO-19-08-NH. This memo outlined a plan to update the quality measure (QM) rating thresholds twice annually. The plan was to… Continue reading Knock Knock! Who’s there? The Revised 5-Star User’s Guide!
BRR Insiders Final Rule Series: deep dive into the expanding VBP program
Hello there Insiders! If you missed today’s webinar on the final rule, you can watch the video below. If you are here for those sweet credit hours, then follow this link....
Quality Measure Series Part II featuring Leah Klusch
Part II of this series is now available to stream for Insiders! Like Part I, this webinar features Leach Klusch. To apply for NAB and/or ANCC CEU hours, please fill out this form. You can download the course materials here.
Quality Measure Series Part I featuring Leah Klusch
If you missed this webinar on Quality Measures featuring Leah Klusch, see below! If you attended live, you can apply for NAB and/or ANCC credit by filling out this form. Materials may be downloaded here.
Christmas In July? What Gives?
It’s Christmas in July! All the waiting and anticipation is finally over. What’s under the tree though may not be what you anticipated. The gift we have been given this year sort of reminds me of the socks and t-shirts I used to get from my parents or that giant candy cane stick someone put… Continue reading Christmas In July? What Gives?