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LW Consulting, Inc. (LWCI) Announces Change of Chief Executive Officer
Is Your TENS Treatment Worth $750,000?
Civil-Cyber Fraud Initiative and False Claim Act Liability: Why Should You Care?
Timely Documentation Failures Can Be Costly
What are the HIPAA Data Breach Trends?
Mentoring Series: Part 3 - Senior Living Leadership Must-Haves
American Rescue Plan Municipal Funds- Act Now or Miss out for 2021
Are You Prepared for an OSHA Inspection?
Targeted Probe and Educate Audits Have Resumed: Are You a Target?
Mentoring Series: Part 2 - What Does a Leader Look Like and How Does a Leader Act?
Mentoring Series: Part 1 - Mentoring Leadership in Senior Living
Small Practice Ransomware Recovery Risks: Will Your Business Survive Just One?
Does Your Plan of Correction Seem Overwhelming to Audit and Maintain?
How to Apply for American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Municipal Funding Dollars
PDPM ICD-10 Orthopedic Aftercare Codes
Focus on Active Treatment in the Post-Acute Care Setting-Initial Encounter or Subsequent Encounter
K-Tags In Review: K-Tag 918: Essential Electrical System Maintenance and Testing
LW Consulting, Inc. Promotes Seth Anthony to Chief Revenue Officer
Aging Services Recruitment and Retention Efforts Qualify for American Rescue Plan Municipal Funding
Part 2 - Section GG Expansion to OBRA Assessments July 1, 2021
What Has OSHA Been Up To?
Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM) -Primary Diagnosis
K-Tags In Review: K-Tag 363 Existing: Corridors and Doors
K-Tags In Review: K-Tag 353: Sprinkler System - Maintenance and Testing
Part 1 - Section GG Expansion to OBRA Assessments July 1, 2021
CQ and CO Modifiers Part 2: Calculating the De Minimis to Support Modifier CO and CQ Claims Submission
The American Rescue Plan: What Can Senior Living Providers Do With Funding?
CQ and CO Modifiers Part 1: Why was De Minimis Implemented and What is Next?
The American Rescue Plan: What Healthcare and Senior Living Providers Need to Know
What Do Healthcare Providers Have in Common With Tax Preparation Companies?
COVID-19 Documentation: What IRFs Need to Know
How Long is a Week? Coverage Requirements that IRFs Need to Know
Mask Up - Are N95 Masks Still Required in Outpatient Clinics?
Why Do IRFs Still Need to Know About 1135 Waivers?
Standard of Care Outpatient Therapy: Will you Prevail?
Are You at Risk of Being on OSHA's Penalty List?
Reliance on Training on YouTube Resulted in $3.9 Million in Fraudulent Billing
Will the Biden Administration Change Your Compliance Risk?
How Should I Prepare for the OSHA National Emphasis Program?
You Receive a Notice of Overpayment Findings: Do You Have an Expert on Deck?
OSHA Releases Updated Inspection Guidance to Regional Offices: Are You Ready?
Correctly Applying PDPM ICD-10 for COVID-19
Responding to a HIPAA Privacy Complaint to the Office of Civil Rights: Are You Prepared?
Comparative Billing Reports: Have They Resumed?
What Therapy Specific Audits are Underway? Do You Score or Miss the Field Goal?
Compliance Matters: 2021 Therapy Compliance Risks
What Do You Do if Your Therapist Calls You With a COVID-19 Exposure?
Will Your Therapy Documentation Survive an Audit?
How to Increase Accuracy on the Skilled Nursing Facility Medicare Cost Report?
Compliance Matters: What External Auditors Offer - Peace of Mind!
Understanding the Different Types of Medicare Secondary Payers (MSP)
LW Consulting Adds Annette Sanders and Seth Anthony to Team
When was your last Security Risk Analysis Completed?
3-Part COVID-19 Q&A Series: Part 3 Essential Workers and Visitation Restrictions
3-Part COVID-19 Q&A Series: Part 2 N95s, Masks, and Respirator Compliance
Closing the Books on 2020? Don't Make This Mistake on Your Cost Reports!
3-Part COVID-19 Q&A Series: Part 1 Cleanliness and Housekeeping
Mock Infection Control Surveys: Would Your Housekeeping and Laundry Services Pass Muster?
Compliance Matters: Steps to Protect Yourself with Medicare and Medicaid Self-Audits
Are You Conducting Regular Exclusion Checks?
PDPM Coding Errors You Can Easily Avoid
November 14 PBJ Deadline is Fast Approaching: Don't Miss it
Compliance Matters: Outpatient Therapy External Audits
COVID-19 Update: CMS Updates Nursing Home Visitation Guidelines
[Blog Series] IRF Regulations Part 3: The Impact of COVID-19 on Documentation Requirements
Coronavirus Commission for Safety and Quality in Nursing Homes Report
[Blog Series] IRF Regulations Part 2: Coverage Requirements for the Fiscal Year 2021
Violation of Patient's Right of Access Results in $136,500 in Penalties
[Blog Series] IRF Regulations Part 1: 1135 Waiver Highlights
What are the Components of a Respiratory Protection Program?
Will the Home Infusion Reimbursement (HIR) Changes Effect Your Agency?
Have You Reviewed Your SNF PEPPER Report?
CMS Announces New COVID-19 Testing Requirements
2020 Target Areas for PEPPER
Documentation Risks – A Liability Carrier’s Perspective
Home Health Agency to Return $97,210 Overpayment
Nursing Homes Received $15 Million in COVID-19 Infection Control Fines
OIG Releases Top Unimplemented Recommendations to Reduce Fraud, Waste and Abuse
What Is Your Stolen Laptop Containing ePHI Worth—How About $1,040,000?
Update: CDC Updates Return to Work Criteria
Will Your Policies Withstand OCR Investigation When Self-Disclosing a Data Breach?
OSHA Enforcements and Penalties Occurring: Are You Ready?
Effectiveness of Compliance Programs and the Impact on Mergers and Acquisitions
UPDATE: CMS Flexibilities to Fight COVID-19 in Long Term Care Facilities
Pennsylvania DOH Releases Reopening Guidance for Nursing Homes
How to Develop an Effective and Efficient Infection Control and Prevention Program
COVID-19 and the Impact on Mergers and Acquisitions
COVID-19 Update: Telehealth and Annual Wellness Visits
Considerations for Re-Opening or Expanding Practice Office Hours During COVID-19
Updating Requirements for Notification of COVID-19 Cases in Nursing Homes
Developing Person-Centered Care Plans
The OIG Strategic Plan for Response and Recovery During COVID-19
CARES Act Provider Relief Fund Terms and Conditions
Community HealthChoices: Recap Third Thursday Webinar (May 21, 2020)
F-Tags in Review: F-Tag 882 Infection Control and Preventionist
Update: New COVID-19 F-Tag 884 Reporting Requirement
Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility Prospective Payment System FY 2021 Proposed Rule
Preparing for Payers' Audits After the Public Health Emergency Is Lifted
FY 2021 Proposed Changes for SNFs
LW Consulting, Inc. Automates Its Exclusion and Sanction Check (LWEnSCheck™) Solution (Press Release)
Community HealthChoices: Recap Third Thursday Webinar (April 16, 2020)
Telemedicine Audit Findings
Patient-Driven Groupings Model: Therapy Then and Now
What is Considered an E-Visit?
What You Need to Know About the OIG 2020-2025 Strategic Plan
Will Your Late Entry Process Withstand an Integrity Audit?
How to Code the New ICD-10-CM Code for COVID-19
Update on Assistant Billing for Services Under TRICARE
Important COVID-19 Updates for Home Health and Hospice Providers
Understanding the Baseline Care Plan and Summary
Community HealthChoices: Recap Third Thursday Webinar (March 19, 2020)
F-Tags in Review: Top Five Most Cited Regulations in 2020
Annual Wellness Visit: Audit Reveals EMR Template Vulnerability for Busy Medical Group
Are You in Compliance When Filing a HIPAA Complaint?
[Blog Series] Group vs. Concurrent Therapy Part 2: Are You Documenting Accurately?
2020 MDS Changes for the Unified PPS for Post-Acute Care Settings
PDPM Skilled, Reasonable and Necessary Care
[Blog Series] Group vs. Concurrent Therapy Part 1: Are You Documenting Accurately?
Important Notice Regarding Individuals' Right of Access to Health Records
F-Tags in Review: Resident Assessments-Are You Setting Yourself up for a Deficiency?
Federal Regulations Governing the Resident Assessment Instrument Process
LW Consulting, Inc. Promotes Jim Wright to Director, Hospital and Physician Services (Press Release)
Medicare Claims Mistakes: Are You at Risk for a TPE Audit?
F-Tags in Review: Avoid the “Red Hand” of Abuse and Neglect
[Blog Series] Transition to PDPM Part 3: Cost of Errors Related to the Nursing and NTA Component
[Blog Series] Transition to PDPM Part 2: Cost of Errors Related to the SLP Component
What Can Healthcare Providers Do to Protect Themselves from Ransomware Attacks?
Community HealthChoices: Recap Third Thursday Webinar (November 21, 2019)
[Blog Series] Transition to PDPM Part 1: Cost of Errors Related to Diagnosis Coding and Section GG
F-Tags in Review: F-Tag 625 Notice of Bed Hold Policy Before and Upon Discharge
How the Office of Civil Rights is Working to Enforce the Rights of Patients
Understanding PDPM and the Medicare Benefit Policy Manual Chapter 8
Ask an Expert: Do You Have Any Recommendations on Finding an RNAC?
Corporate Integrity Agreements (CIAs): Strategies for Narrowing the Audit Universe
F-Tags in Review: F-Tag 600-610 Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation
LW Consulting, Inc. to Exhibit at LeadingAge Annual Meeting & Expo (Press Release)
LW Consulting, Inc. to Present Webinar on SNF Consolidated Billing Under PDPM (Press Release)
LW Consulting, Inc. to Exhibit at the 70th AHCA/NCAL Convention & Expo (Press Release)
Community HealthChoices: Recap Third Thursday Webinar (September 19, 2019)
Skilled Maintenance Therapy: Meeting Your Patient's Needs
LW Consulting, Inc. to Present at the 2019 Lab Quality Confab Conference (Press Release)
[Blog Series] Shaping Up for Survey Success: Part 3
What to Do Now That the U.S. Department of Justice Updated Its Guidance Document
How to Improve Clinical Documentation Using ChartVerify®
PEPPER Reports: Analyze Your Risk for Improper Payments
Practical Guidance for Health Care Governing Boards on Compliance Oversight
LW Consulting, Inc. to Present at the LifeSpan 2019 Annual Conference (Press Release)
LW Consulting, Inc. to Present at the PACAH 2019 Fall Conference (Press Release)
ACO Partnerships and Medicare Shared Savings: What's in It for SNFs?
Overview: Skilled Nursing Value-Based Purchasing Program
Ask an Expert: Does a Resident Admitting ICD 10 Code Remain #1?
F-Tags in Review: F-Tag 949 Behavioral Health Training-Implementation November 2019
Community HealthChoices: Recap Third Thursday Webinar (August 15, 2019)
Understanding PDPM and the Interim Payment Assessment
CMS Proposes Revisions to Compliance & Ethics Programs
[Blog Series] Shaping Up for Survey Success: Part 2
Facility & Claims Risk Assessment Basics: For Those With CIAs or Who Wish to Avoid Them
August 14 PBJ Deadline is Fast Approaching: Don't Miss it
Ask an Expert: I Have Completed the Infection Prevention Training...Is There Anything Else I Need to do?
F-Tags in Review: F-Tag 944 Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement (QAPI)
Community HealthChoices: Recap Third Thursday Webinar (June 20, 2019)
Have You Conducted a Comprehensive Security Risk Analysis?
[Blog Series] Shaping Up for Survey Success: Part 1
Ask an Expert: We are a Small, Single Site, Unaffiliated Skilled Nursing Facility. Do We Need a Compliance Officer?
F-Tags in Review: F-Tag 945 Infection Control Training
Understanding PDPM and HIPPS Coding
PDPM Snapshot: Answers at a Glance
How to Select an Independent Review Organization
Understanding PDPM and the Nursing Component
Community HealthChoices: Recap Third Thursday Webinar (April 18, 2019)
F-Tags in Review: F-Tag 942 New and Improved Residents' Rights Training
Are Your Athletic Trainers or Pediatric Therapists at Risk While Providing in School Care?
Understanding PDPM and the NTA Component
LW Consulting, Inc. to Present at the PACAH 2019 Spring Conference (Press Release)
LW Consulting, Inc. to Present at the 2019 LeadingAge Maryland Annual Conference (Press Release)
CMS Makes Major Changes to Five Star and Quality Measures
Ask an Expert: What Are Some Best Practices for Dining Department Operations?
Protecting Your Company Against a Data Breach
F-Tags in Review: F-Tag 941 Communication Training
Challenges Faced by Nursing Home Administrators [MGMT Podcast]
Rough Waters Ahead for Senior Living: Hiring and Retaining Staff
Understanding PDPM and the SLP Component
Buyers Beware: Five Common Risk Areas in Healthcare Provider Transactions
TPE Audit: What You Need to Know
Ask an Expert: Is Auditing Essential for Due Diligence and a Healthcare Transaction?
Are You Prepared for the Laboratory and Pathology FY2019 Updates?
Community HealthChoices' Impact on Medicare Services
F-Tags in Review: F943 Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation Training
New MDS 3.0 Version of the Data Specifications Released
Mitigating Risks by Taking Inventory of Your Current Compliance Program
Impact of PAMA: Strategies for Moving Forward
Understanding PDPM and the PT/OT Components
Do You Know Your Incentive Payment Multiplier (IPM)?
Section GG: Will You Be a Winner or Loser Under PDPM?
Challenges Faced in SNF Food Service Operations [MGMT Podcast]
What You Should Know About the Revised CERT Denials
Healthcare Transactions: What to Expect in a Due Diligence Process [LWCI Podcast]
F-Tags in Review: F940 General Training
Challenges Faced in SNF Housekeeping & Laundry Operations [MGMT Podcast]
Update: Changes Made to Pennsylvania MA-11 Cost Report Form