Join colleagues from across the state at our 2018 Spring Conference & Trade Show on Thursday, March 22nd at the Boxboro Regency. This year's theme, "Out of the Box Thinking: Strategies for Strengthening Our Workforce" will feature experts in the field of labor and workforce development who will share their knowledge and provide best practices which can be immediately implemented at your facility.
Based on data from 21 completed** standard health surveys the average number of deficiencies cited for Massachusetts nursing homes is 7.8 under the new survey process and new requirements of participation. The top five cited deficiencies include:
As part of Mass Senior Care’s ongoing membership engagement efforts, the Association has scheduled regional membership meetings throughout the state. The regional meetings offer a great opportunity for members to network and discuss critical local issues with their colleagues and Mass Senior Care staff. Mass Senior Care will provide an update on the Association’s 2018 priorities and information on relevant topics including reimbursement, regulatory compliance and workforce. Regional meetings are open to staff at Mass Senior Care member facilities and corporate offices only.
The MassMAP Annual Regional Education Workshops will be held at various facilities across Massachusetts in May. The focus for these workshops is to bring each region together in their respective areas to improve each facility's overall capability to prepare for, respond to and recover from a disaster. Please click here for details and to sign up today. This program is for MassMAP members only and all members must be up to date with MassMAP Membership Dues in order to participate.
Is your organization seeking high-quality, professional individuals to be a part of your team? Expand your exposure through Mass Senior Care's website, https://www.maseniorcare.org/careers/job-search . Job postings are available to member facilities only.
MassHealth has asked Mass Senior Care Association to send to membership a reminder message about billing procedures for MassHealth members receiving services as skilled nursing facilities. MassHealth-contracted Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) and Managed Care Organizations (MCOs) are required to cover 100 days of services, for all levels of care, at a skilled nursing facility, per Contract Year for each enrollee. For enrollees under or at this 100 day limit, skilled nursing facility providers should bill the ACO or MCO listed
MassHealth has requested that we share information regarding a series of WEBEX meetings in March to provide updates on the implementation of its Payment and Care Delivery Innovation (PCDI) program, which took effect on March 1st.