The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services released an updated version of the Minimum Data Set 3.0 Resident Assessment Instrument manual Friday.
The Department of Health and Human Services may not have had the authority to offer providers special settlements to help clear a huge backlog of Medicare appeals, a leading Congressman said in a recent letter to the agency. Rep. Kevin Brady (R-TX) is urging HHS to halt the new settlement process.
A significant number of people take six months or longer to choose a senior care or housing option for a loved one, recently released survey results showed.
ACOs continue to improve quality but savings remain elusive ... Bladder training should be option No. 1 for urge incontinence in women, physicians group recommends ... Scottish association releases fall prevention guidelines for long-term care
Even our harshest critics have no choice but to acknowledge that Florida's nursing facilities are among the best in the nation.”
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The goal of this continuing education activity is to enhance competency and build additional skills among internists in the treatment and management of IBS-C and CC, ultimately improving outcomes for those who suffer from these conditions.