Providers will be greeted at the end of the month by more important tweaks and changes to multiple parts of the Minimum Data Set resident assessment tool.
MDS changes challenge providers to be compliant yet adaptable, expert says
Jul 17, 2013
Providers are simultaneously coping with significant changes to survey guidelines and increased oversight, making it more important than ever to develop a responsive and well-informed staff, a compliance...
CMS issues meaningful use final rule and offers RAI manual update timeline
Aug 24, 2012
Regulators have released the final rule that outlines criteria hospitals and other providers must meet to receive funding for a federal electronic health-record incentive program.
SNF rehab claims scrutinized more than ever, expert says
Jul 11, 2012
Nursing home administrators who can’t substantiate every minute of rehab therapy delivered in their building leave themselves open to increasingly common audits and surveys, a top MDS 3.0 expert...
AIS signs deal with Pathway Health Services
Jun 26, 2012
Pathway Health Services signed an agreement with AIS Inc. Under the deal, the chain will tap into AIS’ RAI 3.0 courseware. The RAI 3.0 courseware is focused on the RAI methodologies, These include...
Failure to prepare for MDS updates in the next 10 days could be costly, expert warns
Mar 21, 2012
If skilled nursing facilities are not prepared for the MDS 3.0 changes that will go into effect April 1, 2012, the consequences could be expensive, a top expert warned Wednesday.