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LMI In Your Corner: Member Benefits & Resources

This section is designed to highlight important member benefits, events, and programs that could benefit your organization! We want you to get the most out of  your membership. Please take time to read through this content, and contact our office with any questions. 

 


Updated Theo's Book!
April 26, 2019

We have updated Theo’s Book with the latest CMS changes to Appendix Z and added an updated link to Appendix Q! The new file is uploaded to our website, and we encourage you to download the latest version. The download process will be exactly the same; you will go to this link, fill out your name and information, and then download the updated Version Two! 

For those unfamiliar with Theo’s Book, it is an electronic version of the expanded CMS Guidance to Surveyors for Long Term Care Facilities, integrated with the federal code requirements, that LMI created for our SNF members to help them navigate the many CMS rules and regulations. It is a member-only benefit that can be downloaded to your computer, tablet or mobile device and can be searched, highlighted, annotated and bookmarked. As a member benefit, we ask that you do not share or distribute this information with those outside your organization. 

We hope that this resource will continue to be useful to your organizations! It is our goal to provide easy and quick access to materials needed through each new regulatory implementation.

 

 

 


LMI's Jobs in LTSS
April 12, 2019

LeadingAge Michigan has a career center called Jobs in LTSS. We invite our members to send or submit job openings to the page as they see fit! Additionally, we invite members to post their personal resumes to our site, so that we have them on file for organizations seeking candidates. We understand that each of our members are facing their own unique workforce challenges, and sincerely hope that our career center provides a solution for you!

 

 

 


LeadingAge Insights for Home Care and Hospice
March 29, 2019

Did you know….that as a member benefit, you have access to Insights, a market intelligence suite of tools allow users to create custom benchmark groups which can be made using a number of different types of analyses. The results of these analyses are displayed in table and graph layouts and can be easily exported to Excel or image files to allow for easy inclusion into presentations or reports.

Hospice Quality Metrics - analyzes quality metrics in categories such as "Family experience of care" and "Quality of patient care."

Home Health Quality Metrics - analyzes quality metrics in categories such as Managing Daily Activities, Managing Daily Activities, Managing Pain and Treating Symptoms, Treating Wounds and Preventing Pressure Sores, Preventing Harm, Preventing Unplanned Hospital Care and Patient Satisfaction Survey results using the most current publicly reported Home Health Compare data. 

Once you've logged into your account, you may access these live training webinars, both introductory and intermediate level to assist with utilizing this valuable member benefit. 

 


LMI Offices - Available for YOUR Events!
March 15, 2019

Recently, we were honored to host the affiliation signing of UMRC and Porter Hills. We wanted to let all of our members know – we would love to host your meetings or events too! Our offices are in a great location, directly across from the State Capitol in downtown Lansing. Please reach out to us if your organization is in need of an office to host any meeting or event. We would love to see you. Interested members can contact info@leadingagemi.org.

 


LMI Email Listservs
March 1, 2019

LeadingAge Michigan offers two opportunities to communicate and connect with assisted living and SNF communities in membership across the state. This service is offered to provide a forum to share ideas and best practices in this fast-paced environment. The answer to a question at your community may be an email away!

Members interested in subscribing can contact info@leadingagemi.org.

 


Quarterly 5-Star Trending Reports
February 15, 2019

On a quarterly basis as a member benefit, LeadingAge Michigan disseminates two data rich reports which Nursing Home members can assist with marketing their services to prospective referral sources and managed care contractors as well as with their Quality Assessment Process Improvement initiatives.

The 5-Star Analysis Report helps SNF members understand how their 5-star ratings are calculated and highlights where they could gain or lose points. It includes information on the past three health inspections, staffing, and quality measure ratings. An interactive staffing template allows providers to input current RUGS III data and reported staffing hours to calculate “what-if” scenarios that assess the impact of changes to resident case mix and/or staffing hours on staffing ratings.

The Quality Measure Trending report is a time series analysis displaying each of the 24 QMs and compares your rate to county, state, and national rates.

The January report has been sent as of last week. For questions about your facility's report, please contact Laura Funsch at LFunsch@LeadingAgeMi.org.

 


Need Your CEU's?
February 1, 2019

In light of the number of random licensure CEU audits taking place, we wanted to let you know of a member benefit that some of you are already familiar with! With your LeadingAge Michigan online account, you are able to access all of your CEU certificates from classes that date back to 2013. An exception to this would be credits you received during an Annual Conference or Leadership Institute. We generate those “in house,” so feel free to call or email our offices if those certificates are needed as well.

To access your CEU certificates, go to our homepage at www.leadingagemi.org. You will be prompted on the top right-hand corner to log in. Once you have logged in, go to “Manage Profile” on the top. Under the section of your profile entitled “Content & Features,” there is a section called Professional Development. Click there to view all LeadingAge Michigan education that you have attended!

Please note that if you have not taken an online survey for every event, your CEU certificate will not show up in your profile. For a detailed guide to obtaining your CEUs, click here.

 

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