5 Posts in Qapi
By now, your QAPI efforts should be well on the road even though we don’t have a final enforcement rule as of yet. The current conversation is that the regulation surrounding QAPI will be finalized in September along with the massive updates that CMS is planning – but those updates are a topic for another day!
Quality assurance and performance improvement, or QAPI, is a process dedicated to achieving positive results for your agency, individual employees and customers. The process helps identify factors that contribute to a desired performance or outcome and how those factors can be maintained, improved or strengthened. Home care agencies use a variety of methods to monitor quality performance and...
Well we knew it was coming…. I just didn’t expect it now. Just as summer has started, we’re brought in from the beach, the baseball field and the cookout to CMS’s announcement that they are rolling out QAPI materials for Nursing Homes. You have no excuse now!
The Affordable Care Act (also referred to as Obamacare) has a lot of “hidden gems” for us folks in post-acute care. Besides the higher-profile mandates such as QAPI or Mandatory Corporate Compliance, one little-known treat is the requirement that mandates CMS to make a number of changes to the Nursing Home Compare website. For those of you not familiar with the site – the time has come!