What is the Value-Based Purchasing (VBP) Program?

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) SNF Value-Based Purchasing (VBP) Program aims to reward quality and ...
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Not Just a Pain in the Neck – Handling Pain Care for Short and Long-Term Stay Residents

A major area of concern for Skilled Nursing Facilities is preventing and alleviating pain among their residents. Pain can cause ...
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No Falls A Day Keeps the 5-Star Ratings Here to Stay!

Falls are extremely common in skilled nursing facilities. The average rate of falls is 2.6 falls/resident in a given year. Falls ...
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Managing Dementia and Psychiatric Disease Through Therapy

Managing psychiatric and disease related behavioral issues in the elderly has always been challenging in the skilled nursing ...
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5 Tips to Improve Quality Measures and Increase Your Star Rating!

Be A Shining 5 Star! All eyes are on SNF administrators and your Star Rating data! Existing residents, resident family members, ...
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