Finance

Handling the Finances for a Senior with Dementia

For family and caregivers, handling someone else’s finances can be a difficult task, particularly when that individual is afflicted with dementia. Read More »

3 ways to take the pain out of prior authorizations

Obtaining prior authorizations can cost your practice some 14 hours of staff time per physician per week.

This whitepaper explains the three key capacities your IT partner should be able to offer you, so you can confidently hand this administrative burden off to them.

  • Know when an order has been created
  • Determine whether an authorization is needed
  • Obtain that authorization on your practice’s behalf

Free your staff up from hours of phone work every week. This whitepaper shows you how.

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CMS puts 18-mo. hold on certain enforcements, 5-star ratings

The agency has issued a temporary moratorium on the enforcement of eight specific Phase 2 F-Tags, although the new survey process begins this week as scheduled.

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CMS adds online tool for quality measures

The web-accessible version of the CMS Measures Inventory Tool (CMIT) will make it easier for providers to track their quality measures across the care continuum.

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CMS proposes new Immediate Jeopardy policy for SNFs

The draft policy could reduce the likelihood of high civil money penalties against skilled nursing providers for immediate jeopardy deficiences that resulted in no harm or death.
 

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CMS proposes new Immediate Jeopardy policy for nursing homes

The draft policy could reduce the likelihood of high civil money penalties against skilled nursing providers for immediate jeopardy deficiences that resulted in no harm or death.
 

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Financing memory care

Ready to expand your memory care offerings? Investment experts weigh in on how organizations can position themselves for the best financing options, whether it’s for new construction or retrofitting existing units.

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Fundraising: Putting mission over money

Inspiring charitable giving is crucial for not-for-profit organizations. Harvard professor Jennifer McCrea explains how to engage potential contributors in a conversation about mission instead of money.

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Florida AL chain under investigation for charging residents a hurricane fee

The state’s long-term care ombudsman office is investigating claims that the provider charged its Florida residents a special surcharge because of the storm.

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ezPBJ adds audit module

The new feature provides backups and audit response reports for payroll-based journal requirements.

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