What Providers with VA Contracts Need to Know about the Paid Sick Leave Executive Order
On Sept. 7, 2015, President Obama issued Executive Order 13706 (EO 13706), which requires that all government contractors and their subcontractors provide their employees working on the contract paid sick leave. While Medicare and Medicaid-certified providers do not constitute government contractors, providers with VA contracts are covered by EO 13706 through the Contract Services Act of 1965.
News from LeadingAge and CAST Partners and Members
Check out this news from LeadingAge Member be.group, LeadingAge and CAST Member Ohio Living Westminster-Thurber, and CAST Business Associates MatrixCare, and Systems Engineering.
Alwan & Unkle Quoted on Importance of CIOs
Majd Alwan was quoted in a recent Senior Housing News article on the benefits of hiring a chief information officer.
HIT Helped by Tech Selection Tools
The research, from the University of California San Francisco Health Workforce Research Center on Long-Term Care, began with the premise that nursing homes may delay implementation of HIT because it places demands on nursing home staff.
New York Expands Role of Aides in Assisted Living, Home Care
Advanced home health aides (AHHA) working at some assisted living communities in New York will soon be able to administer medications under