The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued a proposed rule that would require nursing homes to disclose additional ownership and management information to CMS and to states. This is part of an effort to increase the transparency of nursing home ownership and management.
The California Department of Public Health has issued All Facilities Letter (AFL) 23-14, which notifies hospice agencies, facilities, and interested stakeholders that the Center for Health Care Quality (CHCQ) is hosting a stakeholder meeting on March 14 from 10 a.m. to noon (PT) to discuss hospice regulations.
Updated rates for distinct-part skilled-nursing facilities are now posted on the Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) website.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced additional oversight activity as well as updated reporting practices for skilled-nursing facilities (SNFs).
The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) has issued several new and updated All Facilities Letters (AFLs) for skilled-nursing facilities (SNFs).
The request for applications deadline for the expansion of emergency psychiatric assessment, treatment, and healing (EmPATH) units in eligible California hospitals has been extended to 3 p.m. (PT) on Feb. 24.
The Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) has initiated implementation of the Pre-Admission Screening and Resident Review (PASRR) process by hospitals.
After working with CHA and other stakeholders, the Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) issued a Dec. 20 clarification on what factors determine if an employee worked “on site” at a qualifying facility and is therefore eligible for a retention payment.
The California Department of Public Health has issued updated information about hospice agency licensure requirements and oversight.
A webinar on the post-acute care prospective payment system (PAC PPS) is available on the CHA website.