CMS Compliance Group LTC News Recap (Week of 1/27/14)

Wow – it’s already the last Friday in January! In case you didn’t know, CMSCG posts a recap of some key news that should be on your radar each Friday in case you didn’t see them. You can subscribe to our blog to have notifications of these posts as well as timely compliance information delivered right to your inbox – simply add your email address to the subscription box on the sidebar of the blog! In the meantime, check out these news articles:

  • C. diff control requires soap-and-water hand-washing: study | Long Term Living | ow.ly/sUW3t
  • Resident assessments and care planning quality are threatened by nurses’ unrelated duties, survey finds | McKnight’s Long Term Care News | ow.ly/t784d
  • Maryland’s new waiver could lead to scramble for nursing homes/rehab centers to pair w/ hospitals | Baltimore Business Journal | ow.ly/sZ1QD
  • Medicare Appeals Backlog A ‘Clear And Present Danger’ To Senior Care | Provider | ow.ly/t92WB
  • CMS called out for EHR fraud failings | Healthcare IT News | ow.ly/t75md

Have a wonderful weekend – enjoy the Superbowl! 🙂

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