OPTIMISTIC Brochure - this is specific to clinical + payment facilities


Implementation Guide - Clinical + Payment Facilities ONLY

Implementation Guide - Payment Facilities ONLY 

About the CMS Initiative

Payment Model Overview

Payment Model Webinar 

Payment Model Infographic

SE1636 - The Initiative to Reduce Avoidable Hospitalizations among Nursing Facility Residents - Payment Reform - MLN Matters Article, 12/21/16

CMS Funding Opportunity Announcement

CMS Guidance (For Facilities / For Providers)

CMS FAQs (For Facilities / For Providers)

Nursing Home Compare Measures - an infographic detailing how Nursing Home Compare star ratings are calculated

Tracking Certifications 

Billing Guidance Worksheet (Word / Excel

Billing Guidance Worksheet Guide 

Conducting a Self-Audit 

Self Auditing Tool Guide

Certification Audit Tool