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What was in the recent CMS proposed rule regarding Phase 3?

What was in the recent CMS proposed rule regarding Phase 3? Dr. Andy Kramer October 2019 In the July 18, 2019, Federal Register, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) proposed a rule that will reform some of the Phase 3 requirements that have been...

What is the likely impact of PDPM on quality?

What is the likely impact of PDPM on quality? Dr. Andy Kramer August 2019 With implementation of the patient-driven payment model (PDPM) around the corner, there is much being written about the virtues of basing payment on clinical characteristics and the reduced...

Providing End-of-life Care Increasingly Important in Long Term Care

Providing End-of-life Care Increasingly Important in Long Term Care Dr. Andy Kramer August 2018 Communication with elders and family members about end-of-life care is becoming more accepted and encouraged. As staff care for older and frailer residents in skilled...

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