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CMS Issues Proposed 2019 Payment Rule for SNFs and Hospice
The proposed PPS rules both include requests for feedback on ideas to achieve interoperability, promoting the sharing of electronic health information. “LeadingAge is pleased to see that the 2.4% market basket increase required by the Bipartisan Budget Act will increase SNF payments by $850 million, and that CMS ...
Side Rails and the MDS 3.0
In the new Long Term Care survey requirements, there are new requirements for proper documentation of the use of any type of side rail but the coding requirements for Section P0100A have not changed. No device is coded in P0100 unless it meets the definition of a physical restraint. Physical ...
What Have We Done for You Lately? – April 2018
During April 2018, LeadingAge launched a new series of town hall conversations with members around the country, positioned members to become hometown advocates, asked hard questions about how to pay for services, raised concerns about federal funding proposals, and developed timely resources addressing weapons policies, fair housing, workforce, ageism, and technology.
MACPAC Explores Social Interventions
As part of LeadingAge’s vision for integrated service models, we support efforts to address social determinants of health as those efforts can assist in ensuring quality of life and in some instances lowering medical care expenditures. Three ...
Now Available - Assisted Living Salary & Benefits Report
The 20th annual Assisted Living Salary & Benefits Report was recently published by Hospital & Healthcare Compensation Service (HCS), in cooperation with LeadingAge and supported by the National Center for Assisted Living (NCAL). LeadingAge Members are eligible for a discounted ...