Other Legal Issues
In this section, we cover such issues as pharmaceuticals in long-term care facilities, the red flags rule relating to identify theft and other assorted court cases and legal issues that involve aging services.
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Part A stays that begin October 1, 2016 and beyond will require a new MDS
section on the PPS 5 day assessment and the Part A PPS Discharge Assessment.
Senior living communities need a public performance license to show pretty much any film that residents watch together in a common area. Why? Because it’s the law.
This letter includes advanced guidance regarding revisions in State Operations Manual (SOM) Chapter 7-[Enforcement], Sections §7304 - 7304.3; 7306.1; 7308.3; 7400.5.1; 7400.6.2; 7313.2, pertaining to the Immediate Imposition of Federal Remedies (previously referred to as Opportunity to Correct or No Opportunity to Correct).
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and Centers for Disease Control and
Prevention Announce 3-year Infection Control Pilot Survey Project for Nursing
New Government Accountability Office (GAO) Report Finds HHS Healthcare Workforce Programs are too Broad to Adequately Address US Healthcare Needs