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CMS adds 6 quality measures to Nursing Home Compare

Hospice and Palliative Medicine SmartBrief | Apr 29, 2016

The CMS posted six new quality measures on the Nursing Home Compare website this week. Three of the measures are based on Medicare-claims data submitted by hospitals, while the other three are MDS-based. McKnight's Long-Term Care News (04/27)


Study finds advance care planning may reduce hospitalizations

Hospice and Palliative Medicine SmartBrief | Apr 29, 2016

Virtual Lobby Day is pushing for passage of palliative care bill

Hospice and Palliative Medicine SmartBrief | Apr 27, 2016

Plan calls for 2% boost in Medicare hospice payments

Hospice and Palliative Medicine SmartBrief | Apr 27, 2016

Study: Omega-3 may reverse fructose-triggered gene mutations in brain

Hospice and Palliative Medicine SmartBrief | Apr 27, 2016

Expert: All physicians should have end-of-life talks with patients

Hospice and Palliative Medicine SmartBrief | Apr 27, 2016

Study finds low documentation of stroke patients' care preferences

Hospice and Palliative Medicine SmartBrief | Apr 27, 2016

Seniors with hearing aids have slower cognitive decline, researchers find

Hospice and Palliative Medicine SmartBrief | Apr 27, 2016

AMA: Physicians should help develop new payment models

Hospice and Palliative Medicine SmartBrief | Apr 27, 2016

CMS seeks comments on quality measure for antipsychotic use in elderly

Hospice and Palliative Medicine SmartBrief | Apr 27, 2016


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