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