Ask The Payment Expert about … Phase 2 of the Requirements of Participation
Jul 06, 2017
When does Phase 2 of the Requirements of Participation start and should we be concerned?
Quick tips for adapting QAPI
Chris Osterberg, RN, BSN
Mar 02, 2015
Here are 10 quick tips for successful QAPI team building.
60 seconds with … Ed McMahon, Ph.D.
Sep 01, 2014
Q: You recently received the Mary K. Ousley Champion of Quality Award from the American Health Care Association. What are some of the biggest current obstacles to improving quality in long-term care?
Regulators to double down on QAPI after government report on adverse events in post-acute care
Mar 07, 2014
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services sees the upcoming Quality Assurance & Performance Improvement guidelines, not harsher penalties, as the way to reduce adverse events in post-acute care, officials...
Ask the payment expert … about the financial benefits of QAPI
Mar 01, 2014
What are the financial benefits to implementing CMS’s Quality Assurance Performance Improvement program?
Ask the nursing expert … about QAPI implementation
Sep 01, 2013
There has been a lot of talk about QAPI. What is the director of nursing’s role? Where should we start?
Advancing Excellence unveils new goals, including resident mobility, infection management
Aug 21, 2013
The Advancing Excellence campaign has released updated goals and called on nursing homes to actively use the framework for achieving better quality care.
No timeline for official QAPI regulation, but surveyors are learning program basics, CMS official says
Jun 14, 2013
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services still cannot say when an official regulation will be established for the Quality Assessment and Performance Initiative, but that’s not stopping the agency...