Are horse people “solid people,” or are they “crazy people”? After three straight days of 5 a.m. rise-and-shines to get my daughter Emmy ready for showing, I initially said, “Girl, these people...
Special Open Door Forum Tuesday on IMPACT Act
Dec 07, 2017
Providers are invited to attend a Special Open Door Forum conference call on the IMPACT Act that starts at 2 p.m. Eastern on Tuesday. Federal regulators will give new information on field testing, describe...
National testing of standardized post-acute data elements to start in November
Sep 29, 2017
Beta testing of standardized data elements for post-acute care will kick off in November in 14 geographic markets, officials with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and the RAND Corporation disclosed...
Special national conference call on IMPACT Act Thursday
Sep 21, 2017
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is hosting a special Open Door Forum conference call on the IMPACT Act at 2 p.m. ET Thursday.
Special Open Door Forum on IMPACT Act approaches
Sep 07, 2017
“The IMPACT Act and Improving Care Coordination” is the title of a Special Open Door Forum being hosted by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services at 2 p.m. ET on Sept. 28.
AHCA goes on offense, backs 5 Star audits
Nov 01, 2014
Following victories such as the newly signed IMPACT Act, provider advocates now will be more aggressive on Capitol Hill, leaders of the American Health Care Association and the National Center for Assisted...
Obama pen ushers in post-acute changes
Nov 01, 2014
Long-term care leaders were on hand as President Barack Obama signed the IMPACT Act into law on Oct. 6.
Providers should expect ‘disruption’ but are ready for Five Star changes, Parkinson says
Oct 10, 2014
Coming changes to the Five Star rating system for nursing homes will “cause some disruption,” but many long-term care providers already are on track, according to American Health Care Association/National...
AHCA applauds Senate passage of IMPACT Act
Sep 22, 2014
The Senate approved the Improving Medicare Post-Acute Care Transformation Act, drawing praise from the American Health Care Association and the National Association for the Support of Long Term Care.
Post-acute standardized assessment bill passes House
Sep 18, 2014
A bill that would standardize data in post-acute settings moved closer to reality after a House of Representatives voice vote in its favor Tuesday. The House’s approval of the Improving Medicare...