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FAQ Offers Guidance for Nursing Homes on New Quality Initaitives

November 20, 2013

Nursing home administrators who are curious about nursing home quality initiatives now have access to a Frequently Asked Questions document (pdf), produced jointly by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the national Advancing Excellence in America’s Nursing Homes campaign.

The FAQ answers common questions about:

  • The Advancing Excellence campaign;
  • Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement (QAPI), an Affordable Care Act provision that requires CMS to develop new nursing home regulations;
  • The National Nursing Home Quality Care Collaborative; and
  • The National Partnership to Improve Dementia Care in Nursing Homes.

The FAQ also answers questions pertaining to the ways in which these initiatives interact with one another.

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