In ‘transition,’ CMS asks providers to weigh in on key rules
Oct 11, 2022
NASHVILLE, TN — Many providers renewed their concerns about staffing constraints, workforce retention and the survey process during a rare live forum with a top Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services...
The carrot vs. the stick
Oct 06, 2022
As many states have moved to tighten regulations in lockstep with the federal focus on nursing home reform, there’s often been an unexpected guest at the negotiating table.
One, two – with surveys, three is not guaranteed
Jul 08, 2022
We are seeing a drastic increase in adverse survey outcomes putting operators in precarious licensure situations pending a first, second or third revisit. In addition, we are seeing multiple failed revisits...
Nursing home requirements unchanged after 2nd booster recommendation: LeadingAge
Apr 04, 2022
Most requirements, including CMS’s vaccination mandate and requirements for routine testing and quarantine remain unchanged for nursing homes, the industry advocate explains.
F880 & the DDPNA trap
Jan 31, 2022
Since the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services enhanced enforcement for infection control citations, we have seen our Quality In-Cite® subscribers experiencing increased instances of providers getting...
BREAKING: CMS sets new vaccination targets for another 24 states
James M. Berklan
Jan 14, 2022
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced Friday that providers in 24 states added to the federal vaccine mandate roster Thursday have until March 15 to become fully vaccinated.
Clinical briefs for Wednesday, Jan. 12
Jan 12, 2022
In absence of Supreme Court ruling, work toward compliance with OSHA rule, experts advise … $80.5 million grant meant to help providers address lingering pandemic effects … Immunocompromised are eligible...
And the beat down goes on
Jan 09, 2022
Barely a week into the New Year, many operators are already waist-deep in that old, familiar dread. If only the months ahead held the promise of relief. Not so, according to readers.
McKnight’s Fall Online Expo offers operational and compliance gold on Sept. 30
Aug 24, 2021
Looking for an advantage when it comes to data analytics, compliance or infection control? Then you won’t want to miss the McKnight’s Long-Term Care News Fall Online Expo on Sept. 30.
Potential False Claims Act liability for nursing homes
Jul 07, 2021
The FCA is the Department of Justice’s key tool in combating healthcare fraud and abuse The False Claims Act (FCA) provides a remedy of civil damages when a party 1) makes a false statement or engages...