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Appropriator: Section 202 a Crucial Lifeline
Representative Wasserman-Schultz spoke passionately for her amendment, which raised the bill’s FY19 funding for HUD’s Section 202 Housing for the Elderly program to the program’s enacted funding level for fiscal year 2018. “One of our most important responsibilities as members of Congress is ...
Senate Committee Examines Healthcare Workforce Shortage
In commending the HELP Committee for its attention to workforce issues, LeadingAge President Katie Smith Sloan stated, “This is one of the top concerns of our members in all parts of the country. In the long-term ...
NLRB Mulling Rulemaking to Address Joint-Employer Standard
The joint-employer standard comes into play when 2 or more businesses share control and responsibility over certain employees and is most often seen in the context of franchise operations, subcontracting arrangements and, in the case of LeadingAge members, use of contract workers. If joint-employment is found to exist, ...
FY2019 SNF PPS Proposed Rule Analysis – Part III: PDPM Summary
LeadingAge staff will provide analysis on the three key aspects of the FY2019 SNF PPS proposed rule, which CMS issued April 27, 2018: SNF prospective payment rates including a proposal for a new case mix methodology to replace the current RUGs-IV, called Patient-Driven Payment Model; Updates ...
House HUD Funding Bill Covers Renewals, Not New Construction
The bill provides significantly more funds compared to what the Administration has requested for FY19 as well as some increases over FY18 funding levels. For the Section 202 program, the bill provides $632M. The FY18 funding bill for HUD provided $678M for the 202 account, of which $105 million is for new construction. ...