Caryn Adams, Author at McKnight's Long Term Care News

Caryn Adams

Caryn Adams is McKnight's Ask the Expert Payment columnist.

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Caryn Adams

Ask The Payment Expert

With just about six weeks until the PDPM rollout, what should be occurring at our facility? With the October 1 Patient-Drive Payment Model implementation date fast approaching, there are many tasks that facilities should be completing. If you haven’t completed a baseline readiness assessment, there’s no time now!  Initiate QAPI to ensure training and compliance.…

Caryn Adams

Ask The Payment Expert

My April Five-Star rating is different from what I expected. Why? In March, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services posted changes to the Five-Star calculation methods that affected ratings beginning in April.  The health inspection domain is unfrozen after allowing time for all facilities to be surveyed under the new process that rolled out…

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