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[Webinar] OIG Workplan: Your Key to SNF Compliance

By Prime Care Tech Marketing on Fri, Apr 07, 2017 @ 12:01 PM

Prime Care Technologies and Cheryl Field (our Chief Product Officer) are excited to partner with Pathway Health Chief Marketing and Strategy Officer, Lisa Thomson, for our webinar – OIG Work Plan: Your Key to SNF Compliance – offering advice on how best to comply with the 2017 Office of Inspector General (OIG) Work Plan.  

During the webinar, we'll:

• Identify 3 top compliance concerns related to Affordable Care Act (ACA)
• Highlight 5 OIG Work Plan items that impact SNFs
• Define 3 strategies to prevent Fraud, Waste and Abuse

You won't want to miss this great educational session!

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Topics: compliance, SNF, CMS, post-acute care providers

[Event] NHHCA 2017 Spring Conference

By Prime Care Tech Marketing on Thu, Mar 30, 2017 @ 09:40 AM
We are excited to announce that Cheryl Field, Prime Care Technologies Chief Product Officer, has been selected to speak on two different topics at the New Hampshire Health Care Association's (NHHCA) Spring Conference on May 10th

In the morning session Cheryl will be discussing “Five Star & the New Quality Measures".  Attendees will leave with an action plan they can easily implement to strategically improve their position in the market.

Her afternoon session highlights "Who's Paying the Bill? Understanding Today's Payment Models and Data You Need for a Stong Bottom Line".   This presentation will explore changes in the Payer landscape as well as changes in payment models.

 Click here to see a short video about Prime Care Technologies

Click here for information on the NHHCA Conference

Topics: business intelligence, BI dashboard, reimbursement process, Five Star ratings, CMS, payment models

[Media] McKnight's - 6 PBJ Tips to Consider Before Changing Time and Attendance Companies

By Cheryl Field on Fri, Feb 10, 2017 @ 10:49 AM

Recently I heard our product development managers discussing several PBJ clients who had changed time and attendance vendors. The challenges they discovered, and the lessons learned, are worth sharing with all providers who might be thinking about changing time and attendance software.

To learn more, visit mcknights.com 

 

Topics: CMS, PBJ, pbj reporting

[Blog] Preferred Skilled Nursing Facility Networks: How do you measure up?

By Bryana Allen on Wed, May 25, 2016 @ 11:30 AM

It’s no secret the Affordable Care Act has greatly changed the healthcare landscape. It’s become a value-based industry with financial penalties and incentives involving 33 quality metrics, including hospital readmission rates. As a result, many accountable care organizations (ACO) have recognized the need to partner with post-acute care facilities to ensure quality of care is maintained throughout a patient’s entire treatment. They understand the valuable roll skilled nursing facilities (SNF) play in supporting patient transitions.

In order to ensure their patients are treated by the most effective SNF, many hospitals are establishing Preferred Skilled Nursing Facility Network partnerships. While each hospital or ACO will have its own criteria, here are some of the things they examine when creating their Preferred SNF Networks:  high quality of care, effective communication, and current technology.

Here’s an overview of the top criteria ACOs look for in SNFs:

  • High quality of care
    Many ACOs require SNFs to have a CMS three-star rating or higher. The reason is simple. Proactive treatment in the rehab process and good risk management help prevent unnecessary hospital readmissions. 
  • Effective communication
    It’s all about transparency, collaboration, and open communication with providers throughout a patient’s entire treatment. ACOs want to know how their patients are doing and be apprised of any changes to their conditions.
  • Current technology
    Electronic medical records (EMR) and adequate data security are an essential part of sharing patient status with providers. ACOs want to work with SNFs who are able to easily share and protect pertinent patient information.

ACOs are a key driver of referrals for many SNFs. The financial risk is extremely high for any acute or post-acute care provider who doesn’t become part of a preferred SNF network.

You may find that our primeVIEW business performance dashboard for long-term care can help ensure your SNF maintains the high-quality of care expected by ACO/other networks. Its real-time snapshots of integrated data allows SNFs to proactively monitor performance around census, staffing, AR, clinical, financial, five star rating and more.

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Topics: ACOs, Affordable Care Act, SNF, CMS

[On-Demand Webinar] PointRight Co-Hosts "Overcoming PBJ Obstacles and Ensuring Compliance"

By Prime Care Tech Marketing on Mon, May 23, 2016 @ 11:00 AM

RECAP: May 18, 2016

Thank you to all who participated in our Overcoming PBJ Obstacles and Ensuring Compliance with PointRight webinar.

In case you missed it access:

If you're interested in learning more about our PBJ reporting solution, visit www.primecaretech.com/PBJreporting.

Topics: claims processing, CMS, PBJ, pbj reporting

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