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What Your Community Needs to Know About Copyright Compliance Before You Shout, “Action!”
Surprisingly, some staff and residents are unaware that the intended use of copyrighted motion pictures and other audiovisual programs is for personal, private use only. Motion picture showings held within communal areas on the property require a public performance license to comply with Title 17 of the U.S. Copyright Act. You ...
Rehabilitation at End of Life Study: Look Beyond the Surface
The study only reports on MDS data without any comparison group, and by design does not try to explain the reason for the growing trend. It uses long-stay nursing home residents in New York State from 2012 through 2016 as the study population. Results focus on the provision of therapy based on RUG-IV categorization during end ...
Additional Comments Sought on Home Health Demonstration
When the proposed rule was released in May, we summarized the concept for members noting that LeadingAge recognizes that CMS must find ways to identify and combat fraud. However, instituting a “choice” ...
Bill to End Mandatory Nurse Aide Training Lock-Out Needs Cosponsors
Under current law, nursing homes that are assessed penalties above a certain level automatically lose their authority to train certified nursing assistants (CNAs) for 2 years. This CNA training lock-out runs counter to a nursing home’s ability to provide the highest quality of care. The Nursing Home ...
LeadingAge CAST Announces Venue, Theme + Focus of 2019 Collaborative Care & Health IT Innovations Summit
New Name Reflects Conference’s Role in Aligning LTPAC Sector with Acute Care and Payers