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Description
Survey Entrance Worksheet
Entrance conference worksheet, given to a provider upon survey entrance, lists and describes required documents and information regarding the survey process.
Rate Setting Manual
Rate setting policy and tools.
Nursing Facility UB-04 Paper Billing Guide
The UB-04 Nursing Facility Billing Guide is designed to assist Nursing Facility providers who bill the Department of Human Services (DHS) for Medicaid services, to complete the UB-04 paper claim form correctly the first time. This guide will give you step-by-step instructions so that DHS can pay you more quickly.
Rate Schedule
Rates apply to Home and Community-Based Care and Nursing Facility Services provided by Aging and People with Disabilities.
Social Security Handbook
The Social Security Act and related laws establish a number of programs that provide for the material needs of individuals and families; protect aged and disabled persons against the expenses of illnesses that may otherwise use up their savings; keep families together; and give children the chance to grow up healthy and secure.
Code of Federal Regulations
Long-term care facilities
Medicare/Medicaid Certification
The Social Security Act (the Act) mandates the establishment of minimum health and safety standards that must be met by providers and suppliers participating in the Medicare and Medicaid programs. These standards are found in the 42 Code of Federal Regulations. The Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services has designated CMS to administer the standards compliance aspects of these programs.
Nursing Home Compare-Medicare.gov
Find and compare nursing facilities nationwide.
Nursing Facility Administrator Packet
The Administrator Packet, designed as a communication aid to Nursing Facility Administrators, gives role identification and contact information for the Office of Licensing and Regulatory Oversight Nursing Facility Unit staff and Oregon State Fire Marshal Health Care Unit Staff.

​​Resources

  
Description
Aging and People with Disabilities
Consumers, providers, advocates and others will find resources that are beneficial to seniors, people with physical disabilities and people with developmental disabilities.
Comagine
The state's designated Quality Improvement Organization (QIO). An independent reviewer authorized by Medicare to provide collaborative, evidenced-based solutions to improve the quality, safety and value of health care.
Emergency Preparedness - Planning and Preparing
Consumers, businesses and Department of Human Services partners and providers can find tools and resources here to help them plan and prepare for emergency situations.
Making Oregon Vital for Elders (M.O.V.E)
MOVE is a statewide coalition of organizations and individuals dedicated to changing the way health and long-term care services are provided to older Oregonians.
Culture Change Memory Care Community Rules
The purpose of the rules in OAR chapter 411, division 057, is to establish standards for the endorsement of memory care communities. Memory care communities provide specialized services in a secured environment for individuals with dementia. These rules are designed to ensure that residents living in memory care communities have positive quality of life, consumer protection, and person directed care.
Oregon Health Authority Provider Alerts
Provider updates, proposed rulemaking, claim submission updates and other provider information.
Oregon State Fire Marshal - Fire and Life Safety Regulations
Protecting citizens, their property, and the environment from fire and hazardous materials.
Pioneer Network (Culture Change)
Pioneer Network was formed in 1997 to advocate for person-directed care.
Quality Indicator Survey (QIS)
A computer-assisted, long-term care survey process which determines if Medicare and Medicaid certified nursing homes meet the federal requirements.
Transitional Care & Pressure Ulcers Project Toolkit
In 2007, the Oregon IHI Network and the Oregon leadership of the Advancing Excellence in America's Nursing Homes campaign formed a Joint Committee to plan and develop cross-setting interventions for transitional care, with an initial focus on pressure ulcers.
Long-term Care Facility Tax - Provider Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
The 2003 Oregon Legislature enacted House Bill 2747 into law. House Bill 2747 charges assessment fees to some health care providers to help fund the cost of the Oregon Health Plan and nursing facility care for people who receive state assistance.
Alert Immunization Information System (IIS)
The Alert Immunization Information System (IIS) is a statewide immunization registry developed to achieve complete and timely immunization of all Oregonians throughout their lives. ALERT collects immunization data from both public and private health care providers to create complete records for individuals in Oregon. 

Resources for Person-Centered Dementia Care in Long-Term Care Settings
This guide provides information on websites, books, professional organizations and services that can be valuable when developing and implementing a culture of person-centered care to communicate a philosophy of care through their policies and procedures, and staff training for their setting.

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