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National Partnership to Improve Dementia Care Achieves Goals to Reduce Unnecessary Antipsychotic Medications in Nursing Homes
On October 2, the National Partnership to Improve Dementia Care announced that it met its goal of reducing the national prevalence of antipsychotic use in long-stay nursing home residents by 30 percent by the end of 2016. It also announced a new goal of a 15 percent reduction by the end of 2019 for long-stay residents in those homes with currently limited reduction rates. Nursing homes with low rates of antipsychotic medication use are encouraged to continue their efforts and maintain their success.
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Compliagent has teamed up with Healthicity to bring you an informative webinar entitled "Preparing Long-Term Care Providers for 2017". This webinar covers recent enforcement data, a regulatory overview, enforcement case studies and best practice recommendations. Presented by Compliagent's COO, Paige Pennington, this webinar is a helpful resource for all Long Term Care providers looking to stay compliant in 2017.
On October 4, 2016, The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) published the requirements for long-term care facilities, including the ACA compliance program mandate as a condition of enrollment.