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Long-term care providers should stop telling staff to avoid taking photos, and instead create policies to make such images part of a medical record, an expert said Friday.
Maximum civil monetary penalties for skilled nursing providers will more than double under a final rule released by the Department of Health and Human Services and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. It became effective Sept. 6.
More than 100 Medicare accountable care organizations qualified for shared savings payments in 2015 by meeting quality performance standards and hitting their savings threshold, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services said in August. The total cumulative savings for the federal government through the program is up to $1.29 billion.
Before he exits the White House, President Barack Obama and his administration remain focused on adjusting Medicare reimbursements.
Briggs Healthcare acquired SimpleLTC in August as part of a goal to help customers increase data analytics abilities, executives said.