The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) has issued a report on a unified post-acute care payment system, as mandated by the Improving Medicare Post-Acute Care Transformation Act of 2014 (IMPACT Act).
The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) has released updated All Facilities Letters (AFLs) on COVID-19 vaccines and program flexibility requests on space requirements. The AFLs include: If you have any questions about the AFLs, you can contact your local CDPH district office or CHA’s Trina Gonzalez, vice president, policy, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) has issued All Facilities Letter (AFL) 23-17, which provides updated information on new requirements regarding licensure, changes of ownership (CHOW), and changes in management companies (CHOM) for skilled-nursing facilities (SNFs) and intermediate care facilities (ICFs).
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has developed additional training resources for skilled-nursing facilities (SNFs). Value-Based Purchasing Program On May 24, CMS will host a webinar providing an overview of the SNF Value-Based Purchasing (VBP) Program, as proposed in the SNF prospective payment system proposed rule for federal fiscal year 2024. Following the webinar, the […]
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced that the Review Choice Demonstration (RCD) for inpatient rehabilitation facilities (IRFs) will begin on Aug. 21 in Alabama. It will then expand to California, Texas, and Pennsylvania. However, a specific time frame for implementation in California has not been established.
The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) has issued All Facilities Letter 23-16, which clarifies California state requirements for family councils in skilled-nursing facilities (SNFs).
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued proposed rules for two post-acute care setting prospective payment systems (PPS) for the 2024 federal fiscal year (FFY).
A webinar on the Multipurpose Senior Services Program (MSSP) is available on the CHA website.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has issued guidance regarding the delivery of home dialysis services by certified end-stage renal disease (ESRD) providers in a skilled-nursing facility (SNF).
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued several new resources to assist post-acute care (PAC) providers, including inpatient rehabilitation facility and long-term care hospital providers, in coding specific items required in patient assessment and the PAC quality reporting program (QRP).