Skilled Nursing & Post-Acute Strategic Resources
Keeping up to date on the latest in healthcare analytics can be a challenge. Leverage our Industry Insights pages to prepare for upcoming regulatory and payment model changes or drill down to resources related to your role and organization.
Value-Based Payment – Time for a Return on Investments
You get what you pay for. For years, CMS paid for volume and that’s exactly what they got- lots of rehab, lots of tests, lots of specialists; lots of volume. But despite paying a lot for healthcare, our national outcomes remained mixed when compared to other similar countries, particularly in the areas of life expectancy,…Read More
Why It’s Important to Apply for the AHCA/NCAL Quality Awards amidst COVID-19
Ah, September…the days are getting shorter, the weather is getting cooler (in the North, at least) and the American Health Care Association/National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL) has opened their portal for the AHCA/NCAL National Quality Award Program! Whether you are new to the program and applying for a Bronze award, continuing your quality journey…Read More
Don’t Forget About the October 1, 2020 MDS Updates
As with most things that happened before COVID-19, it seems like the MDS item set updates for October 1, 2020 (FY 2021) happened in the mists of the far-away past. In fact, it was just December 20, 2019, and even in my webinar on upcoming MDS changes back in February, I warned that things could…Read More
COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Updates
COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Response & Resources
Check out the PointRight blog for a collection of resources from the CDC, CMS, WHO and more.
COVID-19: MDS Coding & Documentation FAQs
Our May Advanced Training session featured an active Q&A at the end that our Senior Healthcare experts took the time to answer in this blog.
COVID-19: Skilled Care and Compliance Implications [ Webinar ]
Senior Healthcare Experts Pam Kaiser and Jennifer Gross lead this session on the challenges faced by MDS coordinators and administrators amidst COVID-19.
COVID-19 Preparedness for SNFs: Focus on the Fundamentals
Senior Healthcare Specialist Jennifer Gross reminds SNFs to focus on the fundamentals, preparedness and communication.
Managing Risks in Your Network of SNFs Amidst COVID-19
Senior Healthcare Specialist Maria Arellano provides guidance for Hospitals and REITs on how they can manage risk and support their partners in the midst of Coronavirus.
COVID-19: 5 Things Nurse Assessment Coordinators Need to Know
Senior Healthcare Specialist Jennifer Gross outlines five things for NACs to focus on when managing response to COVID-19.
Survey Reprieve During the Pandemic – for Some Anyway
Senior Healthcare Specialist Maria Arellano helps break down recent memos from CMS concerning COVID-19 related survey impact.
COVID-19: Policy Updates and Care Considerations [Webinar]
Join PointRight’s Senior Healthcare Specialists as they review recent CMS policy announcements and discuss care delivery and risk assessment strategies.
SNF Three Day Waiver – What It Means to Hospitals
Clinical expert Pam Kaiser explains what Hospitals need to know about CMS’s 1135 Waiver for SNFs.
COVID-19: MDS Coding and Documentation FAQs [ Webinar]
Senior Healthcare Specialist Jennifer Gross explores how COVID-19 is impacting MDS coding .