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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is hosting a live webcast for Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNFs) on Tuesday, May 2, 2017, from 2:00 to 3:30 p.m. ET.
The focus of this training will be to assist providers from the following care settings in better understanding how Review and Correct Reports fit within the overall Quality Reporting Program: Skilled Nursing Facilities, Inpatient Rehabilitation Facilities, and Long-Term Care Hospitals. Additionally, the training will provide information about re-submitting data to correct errors prior to the quarterly submission deadlines to ensure the accuracy of the data which will ultimately be publicly displayed.
You must register to attend.
Rules for new Episode Payment Models (EPMs) that focus on acute myocardial infarction (AMI), coronary artery bypass graft (CABG), and surgical hip and femur fracture treatment (SHFFT), most frequently hip pinning. These models will begin in 2017 and run for 5 performance years (PY). Addresses the qualifying three-day hospital stay and other issues.
The final Skilled Nursing Facility Quality Reporting Program specifications for the three MDS-based quality measures adopted through the FY 2016 final rule. Data collection on these three measures begins Oct. 1, 2016. NOTE: In February 2017 CMS revised the specifications for the pressure ulcer SNF QRP QM. Those specs are now found in a separate document.
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