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COVID-19/Coronavirus

When the fog lifts

I fancy myself a brave and intrepid hiker, and a couple weeks ago chose a particularly daunting trail that was rumored to lead to some of the best possible views of Mount Hood, the 11,249-foot peak that towers over Portland, OR. The trailhead was enveloped in fog when I arrived, but with a 3,000-foot elevation…

Payment

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

CMS leaning on providers to form new PDPM pay rates

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is relying on data metrics regarding trends or changes in provider behavior, payments and beneficiary care quality as it considers potential adjustments to the Patient Driven Payment Model, an agency leader said Wednesday.

The data is in! More trends from CMS ResDAC

All data lovers you are in luck!  Another quarter of data is in, courtesy of the CMS Research Data Assistance Center (ResDAC).  We have all watched trends since the initiation of the Patient Driven Payment Model (PDPM); been curious as to the impact of COVID-19; and will continue to ponder what may occur in FY…

Clinical Updates