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Open Enrollment (Annual) 2021 Reimbursement

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PDPM, Isolation, Quarantine, Skilling, COVID-19, and ICD-10

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QAPI: Survey Plan of Correction (Part 3)

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QAPI Five Elements of a Successful Program (Part 2)

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QAPI Program: Is Your Facility Prepared? (Part 1)

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MDS 3.0 Revisions and PDPM State Mapping

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Open Enrollment (Annual) 2021 Reimbursement

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PDPM, Isolation, Quarantine, Skilling, COVID-19, and ICD-10

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QAPI: Survey Plan of Correction (Part 3)

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QAPI Five Elements of a Successful Program (Part 2)

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QAPI Program: Is Your Facility Prepared? (Part 1)

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MDS 3.0 Revisions and PDPM State Mapping

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Open Enrollment (Annual) 2021 Reimbursement

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PDPM, Isolation, Quarantine, Skilling, COVID-19, and ICD-10

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QAPI: Survey Plan of Correction (Part 3)

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QAPI Five Elements of a Successful Program (Part 2)

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QAPI Program: Is Your Facility Prepared? (Part 1)

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MDS 3.0 Revisions and PDPM State Mapping

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$20 Billion Provider Relief Funding Phase 3

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OIG Report August 2020 Medicare Part A and Part B Appeals Overpayment

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Length of Stay (LOS) - What is the Best Calculation?

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Skilled Nursing Documentation for Medicare Part A in a SNF

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HHI C.A.R.E.S. About Care Top 8 Updates for SNFs

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COVID-19 FAQs MLN Matters SE20011 Medicare Fee-For-Service (FFS)

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Top 25 Regulatory Updates for the Nursing Home Industry

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Five-Star Health Inspections, Staffing (PBJ and CMI), and Quality Measures

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Isolation and Quality Care Top 10 Criterion You Need to Know: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic Repost

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Medicare Minute: COVID ICD-10

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Medicare Minute: Spell of Illness

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Medicare Minute: 3 Night Qualifying Stay

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Medicare Minute: Skilling the COVID-19 Patient

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COVID-19 Seniors at Risk: Top 8 Things to Prevent Death

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COVID-19 Strategies to Alleviate the Mental and Psychosocial Impact

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ICD-10-CM Coding: COVID-19 Update & Searching for Codes

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Isolation and Quality Care Top 10 Criterion You Need to Know: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic

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Coronavirus and Influenza Outbreak: Top 20 Things You Need to Know

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PDPM - Where are We Now Q&A: Part 9

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PDPM - Where are We Now Q&A: Part 8

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PDPM - Where are We Now Q&A: Part 7

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PDPM - Where are We Now Q&A: Part 6

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PDPM - Where are We Now Q&A: Part 5

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PDPM - Where are We Now Q&A: Part 4

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Trauma Informed Care: Top 10 Trauma Causing Events from Childhood

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PDPM - Where are We Now Q&A: Part 3

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Medicare Minute: Payroll-Based Journal

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Medicare Minute: CMS Abuse Icon

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PDPM - Where are We Now Q&A: Part 2

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PDPM - Where are We Now Q&A: Part 1

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Medicare Minute: Nurses Rule The World

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AHCA Provider Lounge: Georgia Health Care Association (GHCA)

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Medicare Minute: Top 4 Tags for Trauma-Informed Care

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AHCA Provider Lounge: Recruiting and Retaining Staff

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AHCA Provider Lounge: Betsy Johnson - Kentucky Association of Health Care Facilities

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Medicare Minute: What Happened to Section G?

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Medicare Minute: Therapy Billing Codes

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AHCA Provider Lounge: Heath Boddy - Nebraska Health Care Association

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PDPM: Lessons Learned from Month One of PDPM

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AHCA Provider Lounge Series: Mark Parkinson - AHCA

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Person-Centered Care: Substance Abuse Support for Veterans

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AHCA Provider Lounge Series: Ava Green - Grace Healthcare

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AHCA Provider Lounge Series: Cynthia Morton - National Association for the Support of LTC

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Home for the Holidays: Leave of Absence

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AHCA Provider Lounge Series: Bob Asztalos - Florida Health Care Association

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AHCA Provider Lounge Series: Phil Scalo - Bartley Healthcare

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AHCA Provider Lounge Series: Janine Finck-Boyle, LeadingAge

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[ICYMI] Therapy Contract Negotiation for PDPM

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[ICYMI] MDS Transmission Timeframes

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[ICYMI] Top 10 Things You Need to Know About PDPM Transition

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[ICYMI] PDPM Transition Tips: MDS Nurse Assessment Coordinators

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MDS Transmission Timeframes

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Respiratory Therapy: MDS Coding and Documentation Support

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PDPM Transition Tips From the Field: MDS Nurse Assessment Coordinators

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Immediate Jeopardy: Revised Parameters and Referring Crimes to Law Enforcement

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Therapy Contract Negotiation: Top 11 Things You Need to Know for PDPM

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PDPM Q & A: Respiratory, Diagnoses Codes, Shortness of Breath and More

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Top 10 Things You Need to Know About PDPM Transition

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ICD-10 Coding and Skilled Nursing Care

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Consolidated Billing in a Skilled Nursing Facility: Top 4 Things to Know

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Top 5 Strategies: ICD-10 Coding and Skilled Diagnosis

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Top 10 Things To Know About Triple Check PDPM Style

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Just Breathe: Top 4 Reasons Why Respiratory Therapy Makes a Comeback

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ICYMI: PDPM: Admission Screening

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ICYMI: Restorative Nursing: Crucial for Patient Quality, Critical for PDPM

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ICYMI: PDPM: Impact on Medicaid Case Mix States

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ICYMI: PDPM Basics for MDS Coordinators

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HIV/AIDS State Coding Prohibited

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PDPM: Admission Screening

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PDPM: Top 3 Areas for Systems Implementation

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PDPM Basics for MDS Coordinators

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SNF QRP (Quality Reporting Program) Time Tables

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Patient Driven Payment Model: Bootcamp #1 Questions & Answer

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Therapy Caps (Medicare Part B) KX Modifier Thresholds: Top 4 Things to Know

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Immunization: What does “up to date” mean?

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PDPM: Impact on Medicaid Case Mix States

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Restorative Nursing: Crucial for Patient Quality, Critical for PDPM

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ICYMI: Long-Term Care and the Data Dilemma

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ICYMI: Mark Parkinson's Advice for SNFs in 2019

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ICYMI: Therapy Utilization under Patient-Driven Payment Model (PDPM)

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Transition to Patient Driven Payment Model (PDPM): Nurse Leader Strategies

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ICYMI: Competency Assessment for Nursing Homes

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ICYMI: Patient Driven Payment Model: Q & A (Part 3 of 3)

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ICYMI: Patient Driven Payment Model: Q & A (Part 2 of 3)

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ICYMI: Patient Driven Payment Model: Q & A (Part 1 of 3)

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Antipsychotic Medications: Expectations, Regulations, and Strategies

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ICYMI: Five Strategies for Pain Management

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ICYMI: PEPPER Release Date: April 5th, 2019

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PEPPER Release Dates: Access Your Facility's Data

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Requirements of Participation (RoP): Overview Phase III

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Infection Prevention: Four Key Actions

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ICYMI: Skilled Nursing Facility Quality Reporting Program Data Collection & Final Submission Deadlines for FY 2021

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ICYMI: The National Database MDS Resident Matching Process

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Antipsychotic Medications: Risks and 5 Components to Consider for Minimized Usage

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ICYMI: QAPI Program for Falls

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Patient Driven Payment Model: Questions and Answers (Part 3 of 3)

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Patient Driven Payment Model: Questions and Answers (Part 2 of 3)

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Patient Driven Payment Model: Questions and Answers (Part 1 of 3)

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Top 4 QAPI Requirements due November 28, 2019

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Competency Assessment for Nursing Homes

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Compliance Series - 7 Elements: #7 Enforcement, Discipline and Incentives

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Compliance Series - 7 Elements: #6 Responsibility and Oversight Committee 2019

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Compliance Series - 7 Elements: #5 Auditing and Monitoring 2019

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Compliance Series - 7 Elements: #4 Prevention and Response 2019

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Compliance Series - 7 Elements: #3 Education and Training 2019

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Compliance Series - 7 Elements: #2 Reporting and Investigating - 2019

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Compliance Series - 7 Elements: #1 Policies and Procedures

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Compliance Series: 7 Elements of An Effective Compliance Program 2019

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AHCA Provider Lounge Series: Challenges Facing SNFs in Rural America

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AHCA Provider Lounge Series: Building Better Healthcare Partnerships

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QAPI Program for Falls

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The National Database MDS Resident Matching Process

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Skilled Nursing Facility Quality Reporting Program Data Collection & Final Submission Deadlines for the FY 2021 SNF QRP

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AHCA Provider Lounge Series: Improving Patient-Care Through Innovative Post-Discharge Model

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AHCA Provider Lounge Series: Eden Alternative Approach to Person-Centered Care

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AHCA Provider Lounge Series: Therapy Utilization under Patient-Driven Payment Model (PDPM)

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AHCA Provider Lounge Series: Balancing Margin and Mission

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AHCA Provider Lounge Series: Long-Term Care and the Data Dilemma

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AHCA Provider Lounge Series: Mark Parkinson's Advice for SNFs in 2019

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AHCA Provider Lounge Series: The Case for Palliative Care

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AHCA Provider Lounge Series: Solving the Staffing Dilemma

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AHCA Provider Lounge Series: The Journey to Gold (Quality Award)

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ICYMI: Leave of Absence

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SNF PPS Final Rule FY2019: Principal Diagnosis and Expected Decline

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Leave of Absence

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SNF Quality Reporting Program (SNF QRP): Top 10 Things you Need to Know

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Five Strategies for Pain Management

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MDS 3.0 Updates Effective October 1, 2018: Question and Answer (Part IV of IV)

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MDS 3.0 Updates Effective October 1, 2018: Question and Answer (Part III of IV)

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MDS 3.0 Updates Effective October 1, 2018: Question and Answer (Part II of IV)

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MDS 3.0 Updates Effective October 1, 2018: Question and Answer (Part I of IV)

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Intent to Transfer and Discharge Letter

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OT Skilled Treatment Techniques for Dementia (Part II)

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ICYMI: Skilled Care (Occupational Therapy) for Dementia: Part I

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ICYMI - More Questions and Answers: ABN and NOMNC

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SNF Value-Based Purchasing: Hospital Readmissions Incentive Payment Multiplier

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Siderails/Bedrails F700: State Operation Manual Appendix PP

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SNF PPS Final Rule FY19: Top 10 Things You Need to Know

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More Questions and Answers: ABN and NOMNC

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Skilled Care (Occupational Therapy) for Dementia: Part I

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Survey Update: Immediate Jeopardy and Immediate Imposition of Federal Remedies

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MDS Validation Reports and Grouper Accuracy

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Notice of Medicare Non-Coverage (NOMNC) Advance Beneficiary Notice of Non-Coverage (SNFABN) Part VII

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Notice of Medicare Non-Coverage (NOMNC) Advance Beneficiary Notice of Non-Coverage (SNFABN) Part VI

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Notice of Medicare Non-Coverage (NOMNC) Advance Beneficiary Notice of Non-Coverage (SNFABN) Part V

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Advance Beneficiary Notice of Non-Coverage (SNFABN): Part IV

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Notice of Medicare Non-Coverage (NOMNC): Part III

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Question and Answer: NOMNC and SNFABN: Part II

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Notice of Medicare Non-Coverage (NOMNC) and Advance Beneficiary Notice of Non-Coverage (SNFABN) - Part I

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Medicare Week:  Fact or Fiction 2018

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MDS PPS Assessments Compliance (Part 2): Missed Assessments

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MDS PPS Assessments Compliance (Part I): Late Assessments

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Value-Based Purchasing Program (VBP): Skilled Nursing Facility

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Skilled Nursing Documentation for Admissions

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Top 12 E-Tags: Emergency Preparedness

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Enforcement Freeze on 8 F-Tags

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F-Tags: Severity and Scope

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Top 10 F-Tags Deficiency Trends in Nursing Facility Health Inspections

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Therapy Modes of Care Under a Patient Driven Payment Model (PDPM)

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Merry Walker Ambulation Device: Restraint or Not a Restraint

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RCS-1 Resident Classification System Version 1 Delayed until October 2019 and Modified to Patient-Driven Payment Model (PDPM)

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Quality Measure: The Ability to Move Independently Worsened

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

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Payroll-Based Journal (PBJ) Data Collection: Top 10 Things You Need to Know

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Requirements for Requirements of Participation (RoP) Overview Phase I, Phase II and Phase III

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AHCA Provider Lounge Series: Active Residents Equal Happy Residents

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SNF PEPPER Report - April 2018 Release

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AHCA Provider Lounge Series: SNF Staffing Amid Regulatory Challenges

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AHCA Provider Lounge Series: Providing for a Sicker, Better-Informed Resident Base

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Medicare Part A Required SNF PPS Assessments: Back to Basics (Part 3 of 3)

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Medicare Part A Required SNF PPS Assessments: Back to Basics (Part 2 of 3)

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Medicare Part A Required SNF PPS Assessments: Back to Basics (Part 1 of 3)

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RCS-1 Modes of Therapy: MDS Guidelines (Section O)

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Person-Centered Therapy Services

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VA Hospital: 3-Night Qualifying Medicare Stay

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Positioning Devices, Self-Releasing Devices and Restraints

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Respiratory Therapy: MDS Coding, Criteria and Qualified Professional

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Denial Letters: ABN = Advance Beneficiary Notice of Non-Coverage

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Physical Restraints: Identify the Effect of the Device, Not the Device

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AHCA Provider Lounge Series: Setting the Standard for a World-Class Organization

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RCS-1 (Resident Classification System Version 1): Questions and Answers

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AHCA Provider Lounge Series: Finding Success through Data Collection, Respiratory Therapy and Specialization

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Medicare Part B Outpatient Therapy Caps Eliminated: Top 5 Hot Points

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Medicare Part B Therapy Cap Update

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Medicare Part B Caps

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Coffee with Kris: A Laugh with Lenny Clarke

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Therapy: When is it Evaluation? When is it Treatment?

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60 Day Spell of Wellness: Back to Basics

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AHCA Provider Lounge Series: What RCS-1 Means for Therapy in the SNF

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Immediate Jeopardy: Scope and Severity

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AHCA Provider Lounge Series: Defining and Refining Patient Population for the Facility Assessment

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AHCA Provider Lounge Series: A "Gold Standard" Facility

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Bed Inspections: Risk for Entrapment

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AHCA Provider Lounge Series: Meeting New Staffing Standards

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$20 Billion Provider Relief Funding Phase 3

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OIG Report August 2020 Medicare Part A and Part B Appeals Overpayment

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Skilled Nursing Documentation for Medicare Part A in a SNF

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$20 Billion Provider Relief Funding Phase 3

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OIG Report August 2020 Medicare Part A and Part B Appeals Overpayment

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