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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.

We've featured some articles below, but be sure to check out all of our CCRC Policy and Regulation content.


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HIPAA Audits to be Used as Enforcement Tool by OCR

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.

ICD-10 Compliance Date Delayed Until 2015

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). 

Health Reform: All Employers Must Provide Insurance Exchange Notice by Oct. 1

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. 

Understanding PPACA: Variables Affecting Costs for Employers

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) applies to all businesses in the U.S.  There are many variables that affect the costs for employers.

How Resident Self-Governance Has Brought Success to Terwilliger Plaza

Since opening its doors in 1962, Terwilliger Plaza in Portland, OR, has been a self-governing continuing care retirement community (CCRC). Why? Ask President and CEO Dee Sellner and she will reply with a question of her own. Why not?