Are we prepared to defend the increase in Patient Driven Payment Model revenue with superior clinical outcomes?
It’s time to give purchasing agents more room to operate in long-term care. Here’s why, and now here’s a group that can help their efforts.
“If I could work my will, every idiot who goes about with ‘Reimbursement Reform’ on their lips would be boiled in their own pudding and buried with a stake of holly through their heart!” Ebenezer Scrooge hissed after the conclusion of a CMS Open Door Forum.
I fervently believe that we both under-document and poorly assess cognition in our population.
A star of “The Sound of Music” probably wouldn’t be hitting the right notes if she were trying to be admitted to a U.S. nursing home nowadays.
“Tick, Tick … Boom!,” a lesser known musical by composer Jonathan Larson, who won a Pulitzer and three Tony Awards for his musical “Rent,” opens with a ticking sound.
Through humor we directly confront Patient-Driven Payment Model myths and nonsense, as well as offer key “aha!” moments that ultimately lead to success under PDPM. Never wanting to hold back, or otherwise hold my tongue, I bring you “Portmanteau, a PDPM parody, part Deux!”
Recent changes to the Nursing Home Compare website leave a lot to be desired. I give them two out of a possible four stars.