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December 1, 2021
Why Nursing Home Administrator Stability is Key for COVID-19 Recovery
See how Polaris Group can help you fill vacant nursing home administrator positions.
Polaris Pulse
November 11, 2021
The Polaris Pulse: CMS Issues Emergency Regulation, New Section GG Training, and More
Understand the latest COVID-19 regulation for healthcare workers and take advantage of new Section GG training.
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November 11, 2021
Infection Control and State Surveys: Tips and Findings
Learn how to prepare for infection control requirements in your state certification surveys.
Polaris Pulse
August 24, 2021
The Polaris Pulse: FY 2022 SNF Final Rules
Understand CMS' published SNF PPS Final Rules for FY 2022.
Polaris Pulse
July 22, 2021
The Polaris Pulse: FY 2022 SNF Proposed Rules
Learn more about CMS’ proposed SNF PPS payment in FY 2022.
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July 7, 2021
The Patient-Driven Payment Model And Why It's Important
The Patient-Driven Payment Model(PDPM) and Why It's Important
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June 30, 2021
Solution Center Q&A - Part Two
Part Two of a two-part interview. I am completing a Discharge Assessment for a resident who, upon admission, had two stage 2 pressure ulcers
Regulatory Update
February 3, 2021
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Offering A Training Designed For Providers In The Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) Setting
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is offering a web-based training.
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February 3, 2021
Solution Center Q&A - Part One
Part One of a two-part interview. When our MDSC completes a Significant Change in Status MDS, does this change the PDPM rate for Medicare?
Regulatory Update
February 3, 2021
American Physical Therapy Association: APTA-Backed Bill Advantage Prior Authorization Presses for Medicare Reforms
The legislation would require MA plans to share data, provide transparency, create more efficient systems, and do a better job of listening.
Regulatory Update
February 3, 2021
AAPACN: CMS FY 2022 Budget Request:Nursing Home Survey and Infection Prevention Are a Big Focus
According to AAPACN the CMS FY 2022 budget request has been finalized and submitted to Congress