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LeadingAge's healthcare team tracks regulations and legislation relating to nursing homes.

CDC Releases Core Elements of Antibiotic Stewardship for Nursing Homes

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released Core Elements of Antibiotic Stewardship for Nursing Homes, a new set of materials designed to help nursing homes improve antibiotic prescribing practices and reduce their inappropriate use to protect residents from the consequences of antibiotic-resistant infections, such as C. difficile.

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FASB Moves Forward With Reporting Model Changes for Nonprofits

The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) has announced plans to move forward on proposed accounting standards changes for nonprofit organizations. 

CMS Nursing Facility Annual Report Includes Results of Initiative to Reduce Avoidable Hospitalizations

On 2/4/16 the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released its annual nursing facility initiative report summarizing results from the Initiative to Reduce Avoidable Hospitalizations among Nursing Facility Residents in 2014.

National Background Check Program for Long-Term Care Employees: Interim Report

New OIG Report Finds Varying Degrees of Success for States Participating in the National Background Check Grant Program for Long Term Care Employees.

NQF Continues Research On HCBS Quality Measures

The Administration for Community Living (ACL) is seeking comments on how the federal government should measure quality in home and community-based services.