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CMS Releases Rules on Long Term Care Facilities
In August, CMS released the final rule for Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Reform of the Requirements for Long-Term Care Facilities. This rule will make sweeping changes in the way long term care services are delivered and paid for going forward. There is a three year phase in of these rules with 2017 as the start date. Please see the attached summary provided by LeadingAge DC for an overview of these changes. The work OASN has been doing over the past three years will help members better transition to these changes.READ MORE>>
Assessing Quality and Using it to Show Value and Make Service Delivery Model Changes
Managed care reimbursement in the long-term care service area continues to grow and with it many models of reimbursement. Long-term care providers must assess the quality outcomes they are producing and make changes to their service delivery models to maximize on the reimbursement in pay-for-performance and other value-based managed care models.READ MORE>>
Telemedicine and Telehealth in Post-acute Care The Future of Health Care?
The terms telehealth and telemedicine have been used interchangeably for many years. With the COVID-19 pandemic, telehealth and telemedicine are being used more than ever to provide services in facilities as well as for older adults at home.