CCRC Policy and Regulation
CCRCs are regulated on the state level, but every so often a national issue comes to the fore. LeadingAge is on the forefront of tracking these policy issues and understanding the implications for all CCRCs.
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For years, we’ve been anticipating the arrival of more sophisticated and more demanding consumers who know what they want from a continuing care retirement community (CCRC) and aren’t afraid to ask for it. Those new consumers have arrived. Recent activity in Connecticut is an example.
When the White House Conference on Aging (WHCOA) convenes on July 13, 2015, the spotlight will be shining brightly on older Americans and their unique needs. But if John Diffey and Beryl Goldman have their way, the conference will be as relevant to 15-year-olds as it is to 95-year-olds.
A senior official with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office for Civil Rights (OCR) announced that the forthcoming round of Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) audits will be used by OCR to launch investigations into whether providers and their business associates are complying with the HIPAA privacy and security rules.
Oct. 1, 2015, is the new ICD-10 compliance date for providers, according to a final rule issued July 31 by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).
Despite some delays in
implementation, a major piece of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
(PPACA) still requires all employers — regardless of whether or not they offer
health care coverage — to provide their current employees with a health
insurance exchange notice no later than Oct. 1.