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Good News From CMS!

CMS is providing an 18-month moratorium for specific Phase 2 requirements. On September 28, 2016, CMS revised the SNF and NF Requirements for Participation, which became effective on November 28, 2016, and have a three-part phase-in of implementation date over…

Categories: Health Care, Long Term Care
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CMS Misses Fraud Prevention Deadline

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMA) were required to submit a report to Congress on October 1st reviewing their fraud prevention system (FPS), yet the report has still not been submitted. On October 15th, two Senate Finance Committee…

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Too Many “Oops!” for Older Hospitalized Patients

“Could it have been prevented?”, the concerned family member asks , and, in way too many instances, the answer is “yes!” A  report from the Department of Health and Human Services reports that 14% of hospitalized Medicare patients suffered harms deemed “clearly or…

Categories: Aging, Health Care, Hospitals, Medical News
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