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CMS Publishes Final Arbitration Rule
The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) published a final rule on arbitration agreements in nursing facilities on July 18, 2019. The final rule repeals the prohibition against pre-dispute, binding arbitration agreements while strengthening the transparency of arbitration agreements in long term care facilities.
NSPIRE Voluntary Demonstration Open Registration Announced
HUD announced July 19 that property owners/agents and PHAs across the country can pre-register one or more of their properties to be considered for selection in the demonstration to be held over the next couple of years to develop and test a new format for conducting the physical inspection of HUD subsidized properties. The department is seeking participation from 4,500 properties.
CMS Releases Proposed Rule for Long-Term Care Facilities
CMS has released a proposed rule that would make changes to several sections of the Requirements of Participation, including sections slated for the November 2019 phase III implementation.
Promising Practice Monthly Feature: COMPASS - Orientation and In-Service Training
In 2015, the incoming CEO of the Whitney Center in Hamden, CT learned that new employee orientations were being canceled so that more people could participate. Not only did he wonder how welcoming that felt to new staff – but he thought that while the current program provided a lot of information, it didn’t include the chance for much interaction.
LeadingAge Tennessee - 2019 Annual Conference & Vendor Showcase
July 29, 2019
Join LeadingAge Tennessee for the 2019 Annual Conference & Vendor Showcase on July 29-31, 2019
LeadingAge Michigan - 2019 Leadership Institute
August 21, 2019
Join LeadingAge Michigan at the 2019 Leadership Institute on August 21-23, 2019
LeadingAge Ohio - 2019 Annual Conference and Trade Show
August 27, 2019
Join LeadingAge Ohio for the 2019 Annual Conference and Trade Show on August 27-29, 2019
LeadingAge Iowa - 2019 Fall Leadership Conference & Solution Expo
September 11, 2019
Join LeadingAge Iowa for the 2019 Fall Leadership Conference & Solutions Expo on September 11-12, 2019