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On June 2, 2020 by Jeff Bostic
The Minnesota Department of Human Services recently prepared the data needed for all nursing facilities in the Medical Assistance program to select a new goal to work on for another round of the Quality Improvement Incentive Payment Program (QIIP). Each year, based on their progress toward the goal they select, care centers receive a rate increase of up to $3.50 per resident day.
On March 10, 2020 by Jodi Boyne
More than 100 nursing homes across Minnesota, including several LeadingAge Minnesota members, have begun kicking off 36 projects to promote better care and quality of life for their residents. The Performance-based Incentive Payment Program (PIPP) projects, funded by the Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS), range from efforts to improve mental health and social connections to reducing falls and infections.
On January 29, 2020 by Jenna Kellerman
Are your staff ready to drive quality and innovation from the front-line? Participate in our upcoming ICan webinar to learn how you can implement this highly successful program in your setting and have the chance to win $500 in our ICan contest.
On January 29, 2020 by Jodi Boyne
Superior Health is inviting Minnesota nursing homes to participate in a free quality improvement collaborative designed to enhance performance in nursing homes and reduce the burden associated with achieving that quality.
On November 19, 2019 by Terri Foley
Looking for ways to energize frontline staff? Ask them to identify and solve problems that can save time and improve care using the free ICan: Quality & Innovation from the Front-Line program.
On November 5, 2019 by Terri Foley
Looking for ways to energize frontline staff? Try asking them to identify and solve problems that can save time and improve care—using the free quality improvement program called ICan: Quality & Innovation from the Front-Line.
On June 23, 2019 by Jodi Boyne
When Lake Ridge Care Center in Buffalo found itself close to the bottom of the rankings in Minnesota on the Quality Measure for Percent of Residents who were Walking as Well or Better, they set out to improve that score.
On April 30, 2019 by Sue Boyd
The Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) has posted the instructions and goal sheet for the 2019 Quality Improvement Incentive Payment (QIIP) program. The deadline for care centers to submit their selected quality improvement topic is 11:59 pm on July 1.