RHCF 2/4 Cost Report Run Time Errors

Carl J. Pucci in Finance & Reimbursement

The Bureau of Residential Heal Care Reimbursement (BRHCR) has received a number of calls regarding ‘run-time errors’ from facilities running the RHCF cost report software in a network or file-sharing environment. The RHCF software was built to run in a ...

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Effective Today: CMS' New COVID-19 Testing Requirements

Lisa Volk and Jackie Pappalardi in Clinical & Quality

AHCA wanted to share a reminder that CMS’ interim final rule on testing goes into effect today, September 2, 2020. We wanted to call your attention to the resources AHCA has developed to help skilled nursing facilities understand and meet these new requirements ...

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NYS DOH Issues DAL 20-11 Amended PPE Requirements for Nursing Homes

Lisa Volk and Jackie Pappalardi in Clinical & Quality

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, on July 2020 a new regulation was adopted creating personal protection equipment (PPE) requirements for the nursing homes. September 1st is deadline stated under this regulation ...

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Department of Health Announces New Regulations Requiring Increased and Postmortem COVID-19 and Influenza Testing to Ensure Data Integrity

Lisa Volk and Jackie Pappalardi in Clinical & Quality

The New York State Department of Health today announced that confirmatory COVID-19 and Influenza testing will be required whenever a hospital patient or nursing home resident has a known exposure or symptoms consistent with either disease. Testing must ...

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