Quality Assurance And Performance Improvement
When does Phase 2 of the Requirements of Participation start and should we be concerned?
Here are 10 quick tips for successful QAPI team building.
Q: You recently received the Mary K. Ousley Champion of Quality Award from the American Health Care Association. What are some of the biggest current obstacles to improving quality in long-term care?
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services sees the upcoming Quality Assurance & Performance Improvement guidelines, not harsher penalties, as the way to reduce adverse events in post-acute care, officials said on an Open Door Forum call Thursday.
What are the financial benefits to implementing CMS's Quality Assurance Performance Improvement program?
There has been a lot of talk about QAPI. What is the director of nursing's role? Where should we start?
The Advancing Excellence campaign has released updated goals and called on nursing homes to actively use the framework for achieving better quality care.
No timeline for official QAPI regulation, but surveyors are learning program basics, CMS official saysJune 14, 2013
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services still cannot say when an official regulation will be established for the Quality Assessment and Performance Initiative, but that's not stopping the agency from moving forward with QAPI initiatives. Providers should feel confident they will be well prepared for QAPI by following the recommendations in recently posted online materials, said CMS project officer Deborah Lyons, RN.
Nursing home operators can now access a Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services webpage dedicated to the Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement initiative.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services may be asking you for help this summer. It might behoove you to sit up and take notice.