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Since 1994, The American College of Health Care Administrators has sponsored this national observance each March. Long Term Care Administrator's Week honors and celebrates the important role the administrator has…Continue
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Restoration of Skilled Nursing Facility
The integrity of the Legislature’s reimbursement system for nursing homes is undermined by temporary, supplemental payments to providers that do not necessarily correlate with the provision of quality patient care. This is in direct conflict…Continue
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Legislation to restore SNF payment structure introduced
Endorsed by both WHCA and LeadingAge,…Continue
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Friday, January 18, 2013
Certain health care providers in California are preparing for a long legal struggle over a proposed 10% cut to Medi-Cal reimbursements, Modern Physician reports.
Medi-Cal is California's Medicaid program.
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On Thursday, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that California can reduce Medi-Cal payments for health care providers by 10%, overturning a lower court decision that blocked the cut, the Sacramento Bee's "Capitol Alert" reports.
Medi-Cal is California's Medicaid program (Yamamura, "Capitol…
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If You're Considering Creating Households,
Let Go of Preconceptions…Continue
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20 National Organizations Send Letter to White House, Congress on Provider Assessments “Protect critical Medicaid funding from fiscal cliff deal for vulnerable Americans”
AHCA/NCAL, Michael Cowden (202) 898-3165 NAPH, Carl Graziano (202) 585-0102
Washington, DC –Twenty national organizations and associations representing Medicaid recipients and health care providers today sent a letter to the White House and Congress urging that provider assessments be protected from fiscal…Continue
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On Wednesday, the state Supreme Court unanimously ruled that a group of patients can sue Covenant Care for allegedly violating California nurse-staffing standards, the San Francisco Chronicle reports.
Covenant Care owns 16 nursing homes in Alameda County.
State standards require long-term skilled-nursing facilities…
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November 19, 2012 by Pamela Tabar, Associate Editor
ProPublica has released an updated version of its Nursing Home Inspect tool, offering a much wider view of nursing home violations, including more deficiency details and a longer look-back period. The software simplifies searches through the database information collected from the regulatory surveys of the nation’s nursing homes. The latest version includes 262,500 deficiencies, ranked on a scale of A to L, with L being the most…Continue
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Representatives for California Attorney General Kamala Harris (D) recently confirmed that Harris' office is establishing three specialized teams -- one in Sacramento and two in Southern California -- to pursue criminal charges against administrators and workers at nursing homes that are suspected of abusing their elderly residents…Continue
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