November 4, 2019
New Hospital Discharge Planning Rules: Big Implications for Hospitals, PAC, and Preferred Networks

One of the lesser known provisions of the Improving Medicare Post-Acute Care Transformation (IMPACT) Act of 2014 contained requirements for[…]

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October 16, 2019
Recruiting in a Tight Labor Market

National unemployment rates are near an all-time low of 3.6 percent[i]. Finding top talent in a tight labor market requires[…]

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September 27, 2019
Implementation of PDPM Is Upon Us: Resident Assessment Instrument Manual Updates and Making the Transition

After a long build-up, the implementation time for the Patient-Driven Payment Model (PDPM) has arrived! In the past few weeks,[…]

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September 25, 2019
The Patient-Driven Payment Model: Thought Leadership for Implementation Success

The Patient-Driven Payment Model (PDPM) represents the most profound change to skilled nursing facility (SNF) reimbursement in more than two[…]

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September 10, 2019
PDPM—Are You Ready for Your New Normal?

With less than a month until the skilled nursing facility (SNF) Patient-Driven Payment Model (PDPM) takes effect, concerns about preparedness[…]

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August 7, 2019
Mega Rule 3 Implementation Delayed: Changes and What We Know So Far

In October 2016, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a final rule, known as the Mega Rule,[…]

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