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Represent Long-Term Services and Supports Providers on an OSHA Panel

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.

Supreme Court Rulings on Contraceptive Coverage and Illinois Home Care Workers

Find out what the 2 recent U.S. Supreme Court decisions will mean for you and your organization. 

What Are the Benefits of the LeadingAge-Recognized Insurance Program?

Aon Association Services, and their carrier partner Zurich, presented a webinar to discuss the program designed specifically for not-for-profit senior care providers. 

OSHA Releases New Safe Patient Handling Brochure

Citing the continued prevalence of musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) in nursing and personal care facilities, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has released an updated Safe Patient Handling brochure.

OIG Proposed Rule Would Expand Bases for Permissive Exclusions

On May 9, the U.S Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Inspector General (OIG) issued a proposed rule that would expand the permissive bases upon which it can exclude an individual or entity from participation in federal health care programs. Specifically, the proposed rule would add 3 new bases for exclusion called for under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (ACA).