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Budget bill includes CMP increase

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The CMP increase is a “devastating thought,” Bentley says A provision included in the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015that would double the maximum amount civil monetary penalties for providers has one leading healthcare organization crying foul. Under the provision, facilities

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Long-Term Care Reimbursement AB 1629

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  The Long-Term Care System Development Unit establishes the Medi-Cal reimbursement rates for Freestanding Skilled Nursing Facilities Level-B (FS/NF-B), Adult Freestanding Subacute Facilities Level-B (FSSA/NF-B), NF-Bs designated as Institutions for Mental Diseases (IMD), Distinct Part Pediatric Subacute (DP/PSA) and Freestanding Pediatric Subacute Facilities Level B (FS/PSA). Update

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New fire safety, emergency rules for LTC on their way

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The new rules are under review by the White House’s Office of Management and Budget Two new rules that would update fire safety and emergency preparedness standards for healthcare facilities arrived at the White House for review this week. The

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FBI raids nursing home owned by CA’s largest operator

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FBI agents raided a facility operated by California’s largest nursing home owner last week, reportedly searching for evidence of criminal activity. The FBI took documents at the Alta Vista Healthcare & Wellness Centre in Riverside, CA, “seeking evidence in relation

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Bill could limit HUD mortgage insurance for low-rated SNF

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  AHCA has concerns about the proposed act, says Porter Nursing homes’ eligibility for federal mortgage insurance could become dependent on their quality ratings under legislation proposed this week. The Nursing Home Accountability Act, proposed by Rep. Mark Walker (R-NC),

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Bill that rolls back NLRB ‘joint employer’ decision approved

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  The House Committee on Education and the Workforce has approved legislation that would roll back the National Labor Relations Board’s controversial “joint employer” ruling. In its August decision, the NLRB ruled that workers employed by a staffing agency are

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Provider groups find positives in proposed budget deal

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The budget deal “appears the most palatable,” Parkinson says. Some Medicare beneficiaries may dodge a major increase in their premiums next year, thanks to a tentative budget deal reached by congressional leaders and the White House late Monday. “Congress needed

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Breaking News – Federal Appeals Court Order Takes Effect That Will Reinstate Federal Regs Requiring Homecare Overtime

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    BREAKING NEWS: FEDERAL APPEALS COURT ORDER OFFICIALLY FILED THAT WILL REINSTATE US DEPARTMENT OF LABOR REGULATIONS REQUIRING HOME CARE WORKER OVERTIME Filing of Order or Mandate Means It Takes Effect Today – US Department of Labor Regulations Will

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Gov. Brown Signs Health Care-Related Bill Into Law

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Details of AB 601 Meanwhile, AB 601, by Assembly member Susan Eggman (D-Stockton), will require applicants seeking licenses to run residential care facilities to disclose prior ownership of any facility in any state (Nelson, San Jose Mercury News, 10/9). Under the law,

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Effective January 1, 2016, The RCFE Administrator initial certification will increase to 80 Hours!

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Now is the time to take the initial RCFE, don’t wait until the last minute, seating is limited. Start your Administrator career off right by taking your initial certification training with the most experienced educator in the industry! Our course will

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