Volume XXXI, Number 4
April 2016

The Commitment to Care: Quality Topic of the Month is a SPECIAL EDITION for April!

THCA members need to be aware of the increasing importance of their rehospitalization rates.

Dr. David Gifford, Sr. Vice President of Quality and Regulatory, AHCA, said “It is critical that AHCA members recognize that CMS will link as much as 2% of a SNFs Part A payment to their rehospitalization rates. SNFs in the bottom 40% nationally are at risk of losing 2%. AHCA estimates that this equates to having a risk adjusted rehospitalization rate over 18% on the AHCA PointRight Pro 30 rehospitalization measure, available to all AHCA members in LTC Trend Tracker. The time to change and create the necessary improvements within your organization is NOW!”

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President’s Report

 Legislative Update

Commitment to Care

  • The Commitment to Care: Quality Topic of the Month is a SPECIAL EDITION for April!


If you have any questions about the THCA Commitment to Care Initiative or would like to share your facilities successes please contact Gloria Bean-Williams by email or call (512) 458-1257.

State / THCA News

National / AHCA News

Announcements & Recognition


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Ron Payne,

Mark McKenzie,

Gina Muniz,

Scot Kibbe,

Region News



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