Emergency preparedness requirements for Medicare and Medicaid providers: What you need to know NOW.
Emergency Preparedness Requirements
Nominations Now Being Accepted for Handelman Award
The nomination period for the annual Mayer Handelman award is now open through September 15, 2017.
Home Health QRP 2018 Guidance Manual Available
The 2018 guidance manual for the OASIS-C2 version of the OASIS data set is available - get it here.
Medicaid Summer Activity Updates 2017
Medicaid reimbursement rates and MDS validation audits: Here's the news from Medicaid.
CMS to Replace RUGS-IV with RCS-1
CMS recently published a proposal to replace the current Skilled Nursing Facility Case-Mix-System (RUG-IV) with a new Resident Classification System, Version 1 (RCS-1). Learn why.
CMS Revision to State Operations Manual
Diagnosing Schizophrenia in Skilled Nursing Centers
Assessment Skills for Nurses Training Toolkit Now Available
The Nursing Assessment Toolkit provides resources for training direct care staff on how to effectively assess residents for health status, and what changes to look for in an older adult population.
Lifespan Lunches with Governor Hogan
LifeSpan's President, Kevin Heffner, LifeSpan Public Policy expert, Danna Kauffman and board member Adam Kane (Erickson Living) lunched with Governor Larry Hogan on Tuesday, June 14. The event was a fundraiser, organized by Erickson Living. Lifespan supported the event financially. Photos