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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The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is in the early stages of developing a regulation to control the spread of infectious diseases in healthcare and related workplaces, including hospitals, nursing homes, and home health care. Due to the regulation's potential impact on a wide range of LeadingAge members, we would like to have a representative on this panel, which may begin work as early as August. If you are willing to serve, please contact Jennifer Hilliard as soon as possible.
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.
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.
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?
The INTERACT quality
improvement program includes three types of tools to help avoid unnecessary
hospitalizations. Learn about these tools and an upcoming webinar on how to
successfully implement INTERACT.