Volume XXXI, Number 3
CMS Announces Six New Quality Measures
On March 3rd CMS held an Open Door Forum call announcing changes to Nursing Home Compare & Five-Star. The following day AHCA also held a call for members, providing an overview of the changes as well as how AHCA plans to respond to CMS.
CMS announced that 6 NEW measures will be added to Nursing Home Compare in April of 2016.
Five of the measures will be added to Five-Star in July 2016; however, CMS has not yet announced how they will be added or impact your star ratings.
Six NEW Measures
Click HERE to view a pdf document from AHCA’s website for more information on the new measures.
To access the on-line AHCA archived call after March 8th click HERE. (You will need your AHCA Member log-in)
AHCA Recommends that Nursing Facility Providers
Commitment to Care
If you have any questions about the THCA Commitment to Care Initiative or would like to share your facilities successes please contact Gloria Bean-Williams by email or call (512) 458-1257.
State / THCA News
National / AHCA News
Announcements & Recognition
2016 THCA Membership Directory and Resource Guide COMING SOON!
Hard copies scheduled to be mailed out later this month, with a digital copy to be posted on our website mid-April!
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