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Join the GHCA PR Committee and long term and post-acute care facilities in celebrating National Nursing Home Week ~ May 8-14, 2016.

A friendly competition has been created to showcase the wonderful events that take place in your facility during this fun week! Click for instructions on how to play!

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2015 GHCA/GCAL Award Winners

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Nomination forms for this year's awards will be posted throughout the year - stay tuned to our website and subscribe to our mailings to be alerted when nominations open.

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General Post-acute Care Presentation

May 18th, 2016|0 Comments

Click HERE to view the presentation.

Mandatory Annual QIP Training Webinar Series

May 12th, 2016|0 Comments

Transitions in Care Webinar Series May 11th - Webinar on "The Foundation" - to download [...]

2016 Leadership Excellence Awards

May 5th, 2016|0 Comments

The Goal The Georgia Health Care Association is encouraging nominations for the 2016 Georgia LTC [...]

New SNF PEPPER Now Available

May 4th, 2016|0 Comments

The Q4FY15 release of the Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) Program for Evaluating Payment Patterns Electronic [...]

National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel (NPUAP) Announces a Change in Terminology from Pressure Ulcer to Pressure Injury and Updates the Stages of Pressure Injury

May 4th, 2016|0 Comments

On April 13th, the NPUAP announced the term “pressure injury” replaces “pressure ulcer” in the [...]

Department of Justice (DOJ) Launches 10 Elder Justice Task Forces

May 4th, 2016|0 Comments

The Department of Justice (DOJ) recently announced the establishment of 10 regional Elder Justice Task [...]

SNF Quality Reporting Program (QRP)

May 4th, 2016|0 Comments

The Improving Medicare Post-Acute Care Transformation Act of 2014 (IMPACT Act), enacted on October 6, [...]

SNF VBP Program

May 4th, 2016|0 Comments

The Skilled Nursing Facility Value Based Purchasing Program (SNF VBP), which was part of the [...]

FY ’17 PPS Proposed Rule Addresses Hospitalization Measure and Measures for Quality Reporting

May 4th, 2016|0 Comments

On April 21st, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued the FY 2017 [...]

Nursing Home Compare Adds Quality Measures / Five Star Changes

May 4th, 2016|0 Comments

The six new measures the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced  would be [...]