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LAN Workshop 2 (Sept. 2015–Jan. 2016)

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Federal Register Proposed New QAPI Regulations

This document provides an overview of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) proposed new QAPI regulations for nursing homes.

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NNHQCC Quality Measure Composite Score Description

This document provides a brief overview of the NNHQCC, the 13 long-stay quality measures that make up the Quality Measure Composite Score, and how to calculate the score.

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Getting Started on Your Performance Improvement Project (PIP)

This document provides key steps to help you get you started with your performance improvement project.

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How to Access the CMS Surveyor Training Website

The Survey and Certification Group has developed mandatory training programs related to surveying for care of persons with dementia and unnecessary medication use in long-term care facilities. This document provides steps to access the training programs.

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QAPI at a Glance Workbook

This workbook is a resource for nursing homes striving to embed principles into their day-to-day work of providing quality care and services.

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QAPI Workbook

This workbook is a companion to "QAPI at a Glance" resource. It is designed to help your team with a step-by-step guide to implementing QAPI in your nursing home and to recognize and understand the major components of the QAPI initiative.

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NNHQCC Change Package

This change package is intended for nursing homes participating in the NNHQCC led by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Medicare Quality Innovation Network-Quality Improvement Organizations (QIN-QIOs), to improve care for the millions of nursing home residents across the country. It is focused on the successful practices of high performing nursing homes.

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MDS 3.0 Quality Measures User’s Manual

This manual contains detailed specification for the MDS 3.0 quality measures. This new file is effective April 1, 2016.

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