Document Archive

This page is an archive of documents related to KHI News Service stories and KHI research and policy products. Most documents are available for download as .pdf files.

CMS User Manual for Payment Data

August 29, 2014

CMS document about physician payment data for Medicare.

Medicaid Fraud Control Units

August 29, 2014

Report from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General.

HHS OIG Report on Avastin and Lucentis Treatment

August 29, 2014

September 2011 report by internal auditors at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

HHS Letter to the American Medical Association

August 29, 2014

Letter from CMS Principal Deputy Administrator Jonathan Blum to the American Medical Association.

Accept No Substitute: A Report on Scope of Practice

August 26, 2014

Report on expanding the scope of practice for advanced licensed practical nurses.

Antipsychotic Use in Nursing Homes

August 25, 2014

Antipsychotic Drug Use in Nursing Homes Trend Update

Nursing Facility Assessments and Care Plans for Residents Receiving Atypical Antipsychotic Drugs

August 25, 2014

Nursing facilities must meet federal quality and safety standards to participate in the Medicare and/or Medicaid programs. The standards require extra protections for nursing facility residents receiving antipsychotic drugs.

Antipsychotic Quality Measures for Facilities, By State

August 25, 2014

State-by-state data on use of antipsychotics at long-term care facilities.

Use of Antipsychotic Medications in Nursing Facility Residents

August 25, 2014

ASCP document on the use of antipsychotics with nursing facility residents.

Improving Dementia Care and Reducing Unnecessary Use of Antipsychotic Medications in Nursing Homes

August 25, 2014

A look at a national partnership CMS developed to improve dementia care and optimize behavioral health.

Antipsychotic Medication Use in Nursing Facility Residents

August 25, 2014

ASCP article on antipsychotic medication use in nursing homes.

KDADS letter to U.S. Department of Labor

August 13, 2014

KDADS letter to U.S. Department of Labor.

Department of Labor fact sheet

August 12, 2014

Information about rule change for direct care workers who provide essential home care assistance to people with disabilities and older adults.

Medicaid reimbursement report

August 11, 2014

Report on Kansas Medicaid reimbursement for school-based health services.

Urban Institute Medicaid expansion analysis

August 8, 2014

A report on the economic effects on states that do not expand Medicaid eligibility.

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