• Five Star Help Line Open July 24 - 28

    Five Star Help Line Open July 24 - 28

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    The Five Star (5 Star)  Preview Reports are available as of July 18, 2017. Nursing Home Compare will update with June's Five Star data on July 26, 2017. The 5 Star Help line (800-839-9290) will be available July 24, 2017 through July 28, 2017.

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  • SNF QRP Requests for Reconsideration for Calendar Q4 2016 Due Aug. 13

    SNF QRP Requests for Reconsideration for Calendar Q4 2016 Due Aug. 13

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    CMS provided notifications to facilities that were determined to be non-compliant with Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) Quality Reporting Program (QRP) requirements for Quarter 4 of CY 2016, which will affect their FY 2018 annual payment update (APU). Notifications of non-compliance were placed into facilities’ Quality Improvement and Evaluation Systems (QIES) - Certification and Survey Provider Enhanced Reporting (CASPER) system on July 14, 2017 and also mailed directly to providers. Providers that receive a letter of non-compliance may submit a request for reconsideration to CMS via email no later than 11:59pm PST, August 13, 2017. 

     

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  • Fiscal Year 2017 HHS OIG Work Plan UPDATED

    Fiscal Year 2017 HHS OIG Work Plan UPDATED

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    The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Inspector General (OIG) Work Plan for fiscal year (FY) 2017 summarizes new and ongoing reviews and activities that OIG plans to pursue with respect to HHS programs and operations during the current fiscal year and beyond. Work planning is an ongoing and evolving process, and the Work Plan is updated throughout the year.

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