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Regulatory Outlook for 2019
In her presentation, Ms. Tritz focused on the long term care survey process, Phase 3, Requirements of Participation(RoPs), facility-reported incidents, Immediate Jeopardy, Payroll Based Journal (PBJ) audits and time-limited ...
J2000: Prior Surgery – CMS Updates Coding Instructions
After the RAI manual updates were released for October 2018, an errata document was posted to the CMS website concerning J2000: Prior Surgery. In the Coding Tips on page J-35, there were three ...
Rate Calculator: Proposed Home Health Medicare Rates for CY 2019
We have updated our popular Home Health Agency (HHA) Medicare Rate Calculator to incorporate the calendar year (CY) 2019 final rule which will become effective January 1, 2019. Access to this tool requires login via My.LeadingAge.
2018 Election Outcome: Opportunities and Challenges
The change to Democratic control of the U.S. House means an end to legislative attempts to repeal ACA. In addition, incoming Democratic committee chairs have promised new oversight into administrative issues that have weakened the program. Voters in Idaho, Utah, and Nebraska supported the Medicaid expansion for which ...
What Have We Done for You Lately? – October 2018
October was an activity-filled month at LeadingAge. In addition to preparing for our successful Annual Meeting & EXPO in Philadelphia, we also launched a major new managed care initiative, advocated for nursing homes on several fronts, raised awareness about the role of technology, and weighed in on important issues in our field. Here’s a rundown of our work this month on your behalf.