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  • Strategies for Managing Your Facility's Five-Star Staffing Measure
    This blog is co-authored by Jennifer Leatherbarrow, RN BSN RAC-CT IPCO QCP CIC, Manager of Clinical Consulting Services with Richter, and David LeCours, National Director of CareerStaff Unlimited Considerable research supports the direct relationship between nursing home staffing levels and resident outcomes.  Research also has found a clear association between nurse staffing ratios and nursing […]
  • Understanding PDPM from a Therapist's Perspective
    Extra…extra…read all about it: Therapists are being laid off across the nation! Despite the alarming nature of this fictitious headline, the truth is, not all therapy companies have elected to cut staff in light of PDPM. Yes, it is true—incentives for reimbursement have realigned under PDPM. The new payment model no longer gears reimbursement toward […]
  • What Your LTPAC Should Do About Medicare Advantage Plans Under PDPM
    In the months leading up to October 1, 2019, providers across the long-term post-acute care (LTPAC) spectrum have been very busy preparing for PDPM for Medicare A residents. We at Richter have as well, as we’ve been training, updating software, adjusting processes and planning our strategy for the biggest change in reimbursement in over 20 […]