Issue: August 25, 2016

Published on August 25, 2016

Articles in this issue:

Statewide Health Care Facility Transformation Program Q& A Posted

Author: Gayle Farman and Stephen Hanse* Published in Foundation for Quality Care News

The Q&A for this grant opportunity has been posted and is provided in the link here. A reminder that the deadline for submission of these grants is September 16, 2016 by 4:00 p.m. Based on the complexity of the NYS Grants Gateway system, and the time required to upload sections of the grant proposal, we recommend starting your uploading process no later than September 9, 2016.

NYSHFA CONTACTS:

Gayle Farman
Senior Director of Resource Development
518-462-4800 x34

Stephen B. Hanse, Esq.
VP & Counsel
518-462-4800 x25

CMS - SNF Quality Reporting Program Webcast

Author: Lisa Volk* Published in Clinical & Quality

CMS is offering a webcast on the SNF Reporting Program on Wednesday, September 14 from 1:30 to 3:00 pm ET… see below information to register.

To register or for more information, visit MLN Connects Event Registration. Space may be limited, register early.

Learn about the reporting requirements for the new Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) Quality Reporting Program (QRP), effective October 1, 2016. The Improving Medicare Post-Acute Care Transformation Act of 2014 (IMPACT Act) established the SNF QRP and requires the submission of standardized data. A question and answer session will follow the presentation.

Agenda: 

Target Audience:  SNF providers.

NYSHFA CONTACT:

Lisa Volk, RN, B.P.S., LNHA
Director, Clinical & Quality Services
518-462-4800 x15

CMS Posts Section GG Training Videos

Author: Lisa Volk* Published in Clinical & Quality

CMS has posted Section GG training videos on YouTube. There are four parts with links below:

NYSHFA CONTACT:

Lisa Volk, RN, B.P.S., LNHA
Director, Clinical & Quality Services
518-462-4800 x15

Hey you! Yes, you… Are you prepared for an Emergency?

Author:

NYSCAL and NYSHFA invite you to our 1stAnnual Emergency Preparedness Program for Assisted Living and Skilled Nursing Providers. “Embracing Adversity & Emerging Stronger”, Wednesday, September 21, 2016 at Albany Marriott on Wolf Road, Albany, NY.  Please click here to view the registration brochure.

NYSHFA CONTACT:
Scott Jackson
Director, Education & Conference Planning
518-462-4800 x27

 



MDS, Medicare & Quality Metrics for Today's Nurse Managers

Author:

Join us for our upcoming MDS, Medicare & Quality Metrics for Today's Nurse Managers program being held at the LaGuardia Marriott on September 13th.  Click here for registration and exhibition details.

NYSHFA Contact
Scott Jackson, CMP
Director, Education & Conference Planning
(518) 462-1800 ext. 27

35th Annual FQC - Health Care Open Golf Tournament

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Please join us for the 35th Annual Foundation for Quality Care Health Care Open Golf Tournament on Monday, September 19th.  Located at the Van Patten Golf Club in Clifton Park.  Click here for registration and sponsor information.

NYSHFA CONTACT:
Scott Jackson, CMP
Director, Education & Conference Planning
518-462-4800 x27