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Controlled Substances Disposal Final Rule Published by DEA

The long-awaited final rule governing the disposal of controlled substances was published by the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) on Sept. 9. The rule becomes effective on Oct. 9.

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. 

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. 

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).