By |2020-04-06T01:33:01+00:00April 6th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Media Contact: Katie Gorscak, (202) 418-2156 katie.gorscak@fcc.gov For Immediate Release FCC ADOPTS $200 MILLION COVID-19 TELEHEALTH PROGRAM New Program Will Provide Immediate Support to Health Care Providers and Patients Across the Country; Separate Connected Care Pilot Program Will Study Long-Term Role of TelehealthWASHINGTON, April 2, 2020—This week, the Federal Communications Commission voted to adopt a [...]

Overview of the Skilled Nursing Facility Value-Based Purchasing Program

By |2018-02-20T14:06:41+00:00February 20th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Provider Types Affected This article is intended for physicians, clinical staff, and administrators of Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNFs) submitting claims under the SNF Prospective Payment System (PPS) to Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs) for services provided to Medicare beneficiaries during a SNF stay. What You Need to Know The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) [...]

Why Telemedicine is the Future in Senior Housing

By |2018-02-19T15:15:29+00:00February 19th, 2018|Uncategorized|

The 21st Century Senior Living Community is a series brought to you by CDW, a provider of technology solutions and services focused exclusively on serving the healthcare marketplace. The series takes a clear-eyed look at how leading providers and their partners are creating the next generation of senior living communities by raising the bar on [...]

Reducing Readmission Rates: Increasing Efficiency and Reducing Costs

By |2016-12-27T17:08:23+00:00November 12th, 2015|Uncategorized|

Introduction Hospitals are under more scrutiny now than ever before. Strict regulations require facilities to hit goals in certain areas of patient care to avoid being fined and penalized. For example, if a patient is readmitted to a hospital within 30 days of discharge, the hospital receives a strike. After so many strikes within a [...]

Reimbursement model’s that continues to be in the forefront of Executives at SNF’s and LTAC facilities

By |2016-12-27T17:08:23+00:00November 12th, 2015|Uncategorized|

In partnership with editorial staff at Provider magazine, providers from both large and individually owned long term/post-acute care centers came together for an Executive Roundtable titled, “Emerging Reimbursement Models: Preparing for What Lies Ahead for Skilled Nursing.” Sponsored by American HealthTech, the event was held during the 2015 American Health Care Association (AHCA)/National Center for [...]