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The authors of the Original Study article, “Associations Between Geriatric Syndromes and Mortality in Community-Dwelling Elderly: Results of a National Longitudinal Study in Taiwan” by Huang CC, Lee JD, Yang DC, et al. published in the March 2017...
March 24, 2017
This week the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued an interim final rule delaying the effective date of the Advancing Care Coordination Through Episode Payment Models (EPMs); Cardiac Rehabilitation Incentive Payment Model;...
March 24, 2017
On March 15, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Office of Minority Health and the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy at the Health Resources and Service Administration introduced Connected Care, an educational initiative to...
March 24, 2017
Qualified Clinical Data Registries, or QCDRs, are keys to Medicare’s new payment system in that they collect clinical data for the purpose of patient and disease tracking. But what do we need to know about QCDRs, where can they be found, what are...
March 24, 2017
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently posted new resources on the Educational Resources webpage to help clinicians successfully participate in the first year of the Quality Payment Program, including: Alternative Payment...
March 24, 2017
According to the 2015 Comprehensive Error Rate Testing (CERT) Report, the denial rate for Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNFs) increased from 6.9% in 2014 to 11% in 2015 due to missing or incomplete certification/recertification: Statement must contain...