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  1. Bill Eliminating Automatic CNA Training Program Lock-out Introduced

    We are pleased to announce that Rep. Sean Duffy (R-WI), along with Rep. Collin Peterson (D-MN) and Greg Gianforte (R-MT), has re-introduced the Nursing Home Workforce Quality Act (H.R. 1265). This bipartisan bill corrects a long-standing concern with the way nurse aide training programs are treated under OBRA, the law ...

  2. Home Health Billing Revisions Reveal PDGM Direction

    During an open door forum call, CMS indicated their intent to offer billing revisions early in the year so that home health agencies and CMS have the opportunity to adapt earlier to the coming payment changes from PDGM. The implementation dates for the items in the change request include July 1, 2019 for design and requirements; ...

  3. All Service Coordinator Reporting Must Now Use Standardized Framework

    Standards for Success is the Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD's) data collection and reporting framework for measuring HUD Participants' self-sufficiency and ability to obtain and maintain housing. It is the approach used by discretionary ...

  4. Housing Asks for FY20; White House Request Coming

    The White House is expected to provide Congress with a “top line” of its FY20 budget requests the week of March 11. Here, the President’s general budget message, his top priorities, and summary tables will be released. During the following week, of March 18, the White House is expected to release the ...

  5. LeadingAge and AHCA Statement on the Nursing Home Workforce Quality Act

    Contact: Lisa Sanders/LeadingAge