Here is the first in series of many blog articles to keep our customer pharmacies and partners up to date with the regulatory enhancements that we have rolled out in the FrameworkLTC suite of products in 2018.
While an extension has been placed around the enforcement remedies for certain Phase 2 Mega Rule and Antibiotic Stewardship requirements from CMS [Nov 2019], it is still necessary to be working towards compliance on these items.
Phase 2 of the Reform of Requirements for LTC Facilities outlines requirements that facilities must meet in order to participate in the Medicare and Medicaid programs as of November 28, 2017. These requirements are aimed at improving the quality of health care and patient safety. Here are the three areas you need to be working towards as a pharmacy servicing Medicare/Medicaid facilities.
Audits are costly and happening at an increased rate. They commonly occur 12x’s or more each year, requiring your team to spend countless hours sorting through and organizing paperwork. Costs skyrocket when one singular piece of documentation is missing. With FrameworkECM content management solution, one staff member could respond to an entire audit in a matter of hours.