Through its mandatory bundled payment programs for cardiac care and joint replacement, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services aims to lower care costs, boost efficiency, and improve quality by making participating hospitals accountable for the care that beneficiaries receive. Click here to read the full article.
Raising Expectations 2014: A State Scorecard on Long-TermServices and Supports for Older Adults, People with Physical Disabilities, and Family Caregivers takes a multi-dimensional approach to measure state-level performance of long-term services and supports (LTSS) systems that assist older people, adults with disabilities, and family caregivers. The full report is available at www.longtermscorecard.org See the Scorecard […]
09/13/2016 Learning that you have a serious illness is a challenging time and many are left to endure chronic symptoms and suffering as a result. Understandably, many are also left with questions and uncertainty about their future and faced with important decisions regarding their health and quality of life. Fortunately, for individuals who may find […]
09/14/2016 Across North Carolina, health systems will again face penalties because too many patients returned to hospitals shortly after being discharged. In fact, hospitals will pay higher penalties in 2017 than any year in history. Next year, North Carolina hospitals will see Medicare reimbursements penalized by as much as 3 percent, with rural hospitals generally […]
August 29, 2016 FaithHealth NC Hosted a webinar on the Right Group Findings and Field Work. The webinar is available for viewing here on the NCACT website View the Webinar