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McKnight's Long-Term Care News, May 2019, Page 4, John Kane

CMS combing the data as it narrows PDPM adjustment targets

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has been monitoring and conducting “very comprehensive data analysis” to identify any trends or changes in provider behavior, payments and beneficiary care quality since implementing the Patient Driven Payment Model, agency leaders said Thursday.

Time to forgive those impossible choices

For anyone who thinks classic literature and caregiving have no overlap, I present for your consideration that 1866 great, “Crime and Punishment.” Back in high school, the book’s 700 or so pages and stodgy translation challenged even this avid reader. Yet, despite a slow start, it ultimately became one of my all-time favorites. That’s because…

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