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Dan Hirschler, Program Manager reported that effective March 12, the MDS exception reviews will focus on the December 31 quarter instead of the September 30 quarter. With the change to the December 31 quarter, any modifications in case-mix score results from the reviews will be prospective (affecting the July 1, 2018 rate) instead of retrospective.
Infection Control continues to be a top cited area with the new Long-Term Care Survey Process.
On Tuesday, February 20, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) posted results from the first CAHPS Hospice Survey for patients, their families, caregivers, referral sources and providers to have access to information related to choosing a hospice provider.
Hospices must calculate and submit their Cap report by next Wednesday, February 28.
March 20, 2018
DoubleTree Hotel, 175 Hutchinson Avenue, Columbus, OH 43235
March 21, 2018
Lunch & Learn Series
March 22, 2018