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AHCA Provider Lounge Series: Phil Scalo - Bartley Healthcare

Posted by Kris Mastrangelo on Tue, Dec 10, 2019

C.A.R.E.

Compliance • Audits/Analysis • Reimbursement/Regulatory/Rehab • Education/Efficiency


Interview with Phil Scalo, President & CEO of Bartley Healthcare

Kris Mastrangelo, President and CEO of Harmony Healthcare International (HHI), interviews Phil Scalo, President of Bartley Healthcare, in the AHCA Provider Lounge.   Over the past 35 years Bartley Healthcare has mastered the art of providing person-centered care.  As President and CEO, Phil explains that the mission of Bartley Healthcare is simple - to understand and meet the needs of their residents.  By following that mission, Phil and his team are able to adapt to the ever-changing regulations.  Phil further states that the key to meeting benchmarks for readmission rates is building a trusted environment.  From admissions to discharge, Bartley makes sure their residents know that they are there to help even after they have returned home.  

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Topics: hospital readmissions

SNF Value-Based Purchasing: Hospital Readmissions Incentive Payment Multiplier

Posted by Kris Mastrangelo on Tue, Aug 14, 2018

C.A.R.E.

Compliance • Audits/Analysis • Reimbursement/Regulatory • Education/Efficiency


Effective October 1, 2018 (Fiscal Year 2019) Skilled Nursing Facilities across the country will be subject to the first metric of Value-Based Purchasing, Hospital Readmissions. Value-Based Purchasing is comprised of 3 components:  Measurement, Report and Reward. 

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Topics: Value-Based Purchasing, hospital readmissions

SNF Value-Based Purchasing: Hospital Readmissions 2% Reduction or a 1% Increase

Posted by Kris Mastrangelo on Tue, Apr 24, 2018

C.A.R.E.

Compliance • Audits/Analysis • Reimbursement/Regulatory • Education/Efficiency


Effective October 1, 2018 (Fiscal Year 2019) Skilled Nursing Facilities across the country will be subject to the first metric of Value Bases Purchasing, Hospital Re-admissions. Value Based Purchasing is comprised of 3 components: Measurement, Report and Reward.  

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Topics: Value-Based Purchasing, hospital readmissions

Quality Measure Confusion and Clarity: Hospital Readmissions

Posted by Kris Mastrangelo on Fri, Mar 17, 2017

C.A.R.E.

Compliance • Audits/Analysis • Reimbursement/Regulatory • Education/Efficiency


This blog will be short. It is meant to give you an “aha” moment. 

It has been one heck of a ride these last three years. We keep studying, we keep reading and we keep pulling “all-nighters” just to keep abreast of the nonstop regulatory and reimbursement changes.  I have whiplash from the dinging, pinging and buzzing on my multiple devices. The days are consumed with massive amounts of questions and discussions from top level CEO’s, Executives, and Clinical Management Teams across the country all with a unified goal of deciphering and simplifying Value Based Purchasing (VBP), Bundled Payments and the Quality Reporting Program (QRP). 

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Topics: Quality Measures, rehospitalizations, hospital readmissions

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