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On September 12, 2018 by Bobbie Guidry
Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) surveyors will be piloting new survey forms over the next six weeks.
On August 14, 2018 by Bobbie Guidry
Effective July 1, 2018, the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) Home Care and Assisted Living Program discontinued mailing paper copies of survey results to state licensed only home care providers and began emailing the results to the agent on record. This change does not apply to Medicare certified home health agencies.
On August 7, 2018 by Jonathan Lips
The Minnesota Department of Health has posted the recording and transcript of its July 16 statewide regulatory conference call for care centers.
On August 1, 2018 by Elizabeth Sether, RN, MHA, LNHA
RSVP now to attend the ALNET meetings in August as we focus on stopping the trend we are seeing in survey citations related to Tag #870 - Contents of the Service Plan. Today more than 60 percent of the time this tag will be cited when surveyed.
On July 31, 2018 by Bobbie Guidry
Effective July 1, the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) Home Care and Assisted Living Program discontinued mailing paper copies of license survey results to providers and began emailing the results to the agent on record with MDH.
On July 18, 2018 by Jonathan Lips
The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) held a statewide regulatory call for care centers on July 16 and provided updates on commonly-cited deficiencies and other topics. MDH recorded Monday’s call and will post the recording on its webpage within the next week, and it will remain archived there for 90 days. Here are notes from the call:
On May 9, 2018 by Jeff Bostic
The Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) recently posted updated results for both the Resident Quality of Life survey and Family Satisfaction survey to the MN Nursing Home Report Card web site.
On May 2, 2018 by Elizabeth Sether, RN, MHA, LNHA
For the first time since the Assisted Living Home Care (ALHC) comprehensive home care regulations were implemented three years ago, none of the most frequently cited correction orders were cited above 63 percent of the time.
On March 27, 2018 by Jonathan Lips
Minnesota care centers should receive high marks for their work to meet the federal emergency preparedness requirements that took effect Nov. 16, 2017!
On March 21, 2018 by Jonathan Lips
Now that Minnesota is roughly 100 days into the new care center survey process and implementation of the Phase 2 requirements, we have access to a decently-sized sample of survey data that helps us to identify trends.
On March 20, 2018 by Jonathan Lips
For a period of 12 months beginning in February 2018, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services will not use deficiencies cited on surveys on or after Nov. 28, 2017 in calculating the health inspection rating for the Nursing Home Compare Five-Star Quality Rating System.
On February 21, 2018 by Jonathan Lips
Recent survey data shows the Minnesota Department of Health is frequently citing care centers for not addressing the requirements of tag E-0026 within their emergency plans.
On February 20, 2018 by Jodi Boyne
After reviewing the proposed budget from President Donald Trump, we have identified several proposals that would have a negative impact on long-term services and supports and one area that LeadingAge Minnesota care center members will embrace.
On February 14, 2018 by Jonathan Lips
Care centers will find it valuable to review the “Frequently Asked Questions Related to Long Term Care Regulations, Survey Process, and Training” posted on the CMS webpage dedicated to the requirements of participation and survey process.
On January 16, 2018 by Jeff Bostic
As the new year gets started, it is also the time where we collect a lot of key data from members to help us tell our story to legislators and other stakeholders. Below is a summary of some of the active surveys that you may have received by email. Members should be aware that forms and links for most of these surveys, as well as results from previous surveys, are posted in the Surveys page of our Knowledge Center.
On January 10, 2018 by Jonathan Lips
Our team is traveling for District Meetings this week, which include a break-out session for care centers focusing on recent survey results. I encourage members to join us for the District F and District G meetings on Thursday and Friday, to share your own survey experiences or learnings you have gathered from colleagues.
On January 3, 2018 by Jonathan Lips
Our continued thanks to care center members who have shared information about their Phase 2 survey experiences.Your feedback is really valuable to our discussions and advocacy with the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH). If you have had a recent survey, please complete this online questionnaire to let us know about your experience, or reach out to me or to Liz Sether. We’d love to talk with you. Here are a few updates based on recent member feedback:
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