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  1. Overview of the Fair Housing Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act

    The FHA and the ADA are the two main anti-discrimination statutes that affect senior living providers. Knowing how these statutes apply to various settings is important to all staff – from marketing personnel at the beginning of the process through the front-line and maintenance staff upon move-in. The FHA prohibits ...

  2. FY2019 SNF VBP Incentive Payment Information Available

    The VBP Performance Score reports include a SNF’s performance score on the SNF Readmission Measure (SNFRM), their ranking against other SNFs, and their value-based incentive payment (VBIP) adjustment factor. The VBIP adjustment factor will be applied to all Medicare Part A claims for FY 2019. SNFs have 30 days ...

  3. RUSH Act Seeks to Improve Opportunities for Telehealth Services for SNFs

    The Reducing Unnecessary Senior Hospitalization Act (RUSH) Act of 2018, (H.R. 6502), introduced by Reps. Adrian Smith (R-NE) and Diane Black (R-TN), seeks to reduce unnecessary hospitalizations by allowing for the use of technology in SNFs, to treat patients in place rather than ...

  4. CMS Finalizes PDPM Rule

    A CMS fact sheet on the final rule, effective October 1, 2018, is also available highlighting the three main provisions of the rule, those being the ...

  5. Coffee Chats With Congress Campaign Launches

    Every chance you have to sit down with a legislator and talk specifically about issues that affect your organization is a chance to put a “face” on those issues and to share your story. It’s also a chance for legislators to see our mission up close and personal. To help kick start these meetings, LeadingAge ...