CMS releases updated sections of the RAI User’s Manual
It appears Dr. Donald Berwick’s confirmation as the next CMS administrator could take some time. Republicans are taking a strong stance against his nomination, citing Berwick’s views on Britain’s National Health Service (N.H.S.) and what his feelings on rationing healthcare could mean to the future of the U.S. health system.
An advance directive helps to extend the person’s autonomy as stated under the Patient Self-Determination Act, which establishes specific requirements regarding the area of advance directives for healthcare providers receiving funding under Medicare and Medicaid.
Our guest blogger answers a visitor’s question about the QI/QM report.