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Good News From CMS!

CMS is providing an 18-month moratorium for specific Phase 2 requirements. On September 28, 2016, CMS revised the SNF and NF Requirements for Participation, which became effective on November 28, 2016, and have a three-part phase-in of implementation date over … Continue reading

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Lost In Translation: Is Your Healthcare Facility Giving An Unhealthy Message?

The “global village” now being a thriving reality, the burgeoning use of the internet for business purposes means that companies are reaching out to specific segments of the population who rely on their mother tongue to gauge the level of … Continue reading

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Emergency Preparedness: New Regulations From CMS

Are You Ready? New Disaster Readiness Rule From CMS Impacts Nursing Homes, Hospitals and Home Health Agencies “Planning for the protection and care of patients, clients, residents, and staff during an emergency or disaster is a good business practice” states … Continue reading

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Specialty RX Steps Up to Sandy to Ensure an Uninterrupted Continuum of Care

The Perfect Pharmacy During the Perfect Storm Specialty RX, a leading Long-Term Care Pharmacy, was the only LTC pharmacy that operated FULL TIME, at full capacity, throughout the Tristate during the recent Hurricane despite the acute flooding in many areas. … Continue reading

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Turnover Remains High Among Assisted Living Workers

Mention turnover rates among employees of assisted living facilities, and the first assumption might be that those rates would be at the high end. That assumption proves to be true with a recent study conducted by the National Center for … Continue reading

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Care for the Elderly Begins at Home

Some responsibilities in life have a way of sneaking up on you.  You learn to boil water and over time you become the traditional Thanksgiving turkey chef.  You learn to sort the colors and over time you become the queen … Continue reading

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First Impressions Matter – Décor in Long Term Care

They say you can’t judge a book by its cover. But you do, don’t you? The same is true for judging the quality of a nursing home or long term care facility. The décor is not necessarily an accurate indicator … Continue reading

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Managed Care in New York State – A dive to the bottom for the Nursing Home Industry?

With pressures mounting on the New York State Medicaid budgets, the Governor and Department of Health are looking towards Managed Medicaid to control escalating Medicaid costs. From a budget perspective, limiting the State’s exposure to uncontrolled utilization and fee for … Continue reading

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Health Care Compliance and Background Screening

With the increasing incidents of “Negligent Hiring” lawsuits, abuse and medical identity fraud at long term care and health care facilities, many new health care compliance regulations have been instituted for employee background screening. LTCAdministrator.com partners with the leading providers … Continue reading

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Health Care Business Management Solutions – ADS

In our continuing efforts  to provide health care professionals and administrators with the necessary tools and resources to integrate innovative technology, improve workflow and increase revenue, LTCAdministrator.com is pleased to be working closely with Advanced Data Source (ADS).  Advanced Data Source (ADS) has proven to … Continue reading

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