With an implementation date of October 1, 2015 looming, the transition to ICD-10 is in full swing. In speaking daily with Skilled Nursing Facility Operators and Administrators, it is apparent that while many leaders understand that ICD-10 is...
One of the easiest problems to solve, but one of the biggest problems existing in long term care is getting industry leaders to recognize the importance of qualified medical records staff. Performing my own, informal root cause analysis this week, I...
Section A of the MDS 3.0 Assessment provides the assessor with the opportunity to record information about the start date of the current SNF stay and the current episode of a stay. If these dates...
April 27, 2015
OIG and Industry Leaders Team Up to Release Guidance for Healthcare Boards
April 14, 2015
Is Your Skilled Nursing Facility Ready for the 2014 PEPPER?
April 1, 2015
The SNF Therapy Dilemma: In-House v. Contract
March 5, 2015
Case Mix Best Practices for the Skilled Nursing Facility
February 23, 2015
HIPAA - Individually Identifiable Information: Know the Rules!
January 20, 2015
The Critical Role of Nutrition in Wound Healing
January 9, 2015
Wound Care in the Skilled Nursing Facility: The Latest “Buzz”
December 29, 2014
Long-Term Care Regulations & Policy in the Face of Health Care Reform: 2015 and Beyond
November 20, 2014
Beyond The Average Length of Stay
September 10, 2014
Quality Indicator Survey – Are You Ready?
September 5, 2014
Top 5 Ways to Attract and Retain a Good MDS Coordinator
July 15, 2014
Medicare Denied Claims – How the Appeal Letter Can Make Or Break You