FCC May Enable More Funding for Rural Telehealth
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) may enable more spending on a program to promote better broadband for skilled nursing facilities and other health care providers in rural areas. In "
CMS Urges States to Consider Civil Monetary Penalties for Illegal Discharges
According to the memo, discharges which violate Federal regulations continue to be one of the most frequent complaints made to the State Long-Term Care Ombudsman Programs. ...
What Have We Done for You Lately? – December 2017
LeadingAge is proud of the work it does every day to serve our members. Here are some highlights of our work for you during December 2017, when we advocated to save important federal tax provisions, proposed a new vision for integrated service delivery, released a new cybersecurity resource, and much more. Please follow the links below to learn more.
Learnings from the Technology Deep Dive
A special CAST workshop, “Technology Deep Dive: Technology Shaping the New Health Care Ecosystem,” took place on Oct. 29, 2017, as part of the recent LeadingAge Annual Meeting & EXPO in New Orleans. Below are select learnings from each session. Technology is Key to Thriving Aging Services & Integration ...
Hospice Compare Glitch Continues
The Hospice Compare website has experienced errors in the search feature, and these errors have delayed the release of more current data. Updated scores were due for release on Nov. 21st. Hospice ...