Healthcare

July 2019 Five-Star Ratings: No Change for 70% Of Nursing Facilities

The July Five-Star Quality Ratings for nursing facilities (NF) show that 70% of facilities had no change in star ratings. This comes one quarter after major changes to the rating system caused a decrease in stars for 37% of facilities. For a detailed explanation of the changes, please read this article on our website. The […]

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Quality Reporting Program: Non-Compliance Letters for SNFs, Hospice, LTCH and IRFs

CMS provided notifications to the facilities that are determined to be out of compliance with Quality Reporting Program (QRP) requirements for CY 2017 for the following provider types: Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) Hospice Long-Term Care Hospital (LTCH) Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility (IRF) Non-compliance notifications were mailed by Medicare Administrative Contractors and placed into QIES CASPER folders […]

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7-1-18 Ohio Medicaid Rates

The Ohio Department of Medicaid (ODM) has finalized the fiscal year 2019 (FY19) Medicaid rates effective 7/1/18 to 12/31/18. The statewide average 7/1/18 Medicaid rate was $195.95 which was an increase of $.80 from 1/1/18 and $1.54 from the statewide average 7/1/17 Medicaid rate. The biggest average increase was peer group 3-large at $1.40 while […]

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Register Now: PointClickCare User Optimization Meeting – July 27, 2017

Join HW&Co. and PointClickCare for our annual workshop! We will examine techniques to enable leveraging of the technology to reduce manual effort and improve efficiency and accuracy with PointClickCare Software. Joint sessions will cover Value Based Care, Document Manager, as well as Financial and Clinical Communication points. *NAB 6 hours of CPE Approval Pending Get more […]

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