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  • AHCA Files Lawsuit Against Federal Staffing Mandate
    5.24.2024
    AHCA, joined by THCA and several Texas long term care facilities, filed a lawsuit late Thursday against the HHS and the CMS for exceeding their statutory authority and arbitrarily and capriciously issuing the Minimum Staffing Standards final rule.
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  • 'Inspiring Generations' Revealed as Theme for National Assisted Living Week 2024
    5.22.2024
    NCAL revealed ‘Inspiring Generations’ as this year’s theme for National Assisted Living Week®. The national observance provides a unique opportunity to celebrate the individuals who live and work in assisted living.
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  • National Skilled Nursing Care Week Kicks Off This Sunday
    5.10.2024
    This Sunday, May 12, marks the beginning of National Skilled Nursing Care Week®, which will continue through Saturday, May 18. This year's theme is “Radiant Memories: A Tribute to the Golden Age of Radio.”
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  • Analysis: Final Nursing Home Staffing Rule Would Require 102,000 Additional Caregivers, Cost $6.5 Billion Per Year
    5.09.2024
    Today, we've released an analysis on the impact of CMS federal staffing mandate on nursing homes. We found that the final nursing home staffing rule would require 102,000 additional caregivers and cost $6.5 billion per year.
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  • CMS Posts Updated SNF QRP Quick Reference Guide
    5.22.2024
    An updated Skilled Nursing Facility Quality Reporting Program Quick Reference Guide is now available in the Downloads section of CMS’s SNF Quality Reporting Data Submission Deadlines webpage.
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  • iQIES To Implement Inactive User Policy
    5.22.2024
    To align with CMS security policies, iQIES will begin implementing an inactive user policy this month.
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  • CMS Posts Final MDS 3.0 Item Sets Version 1.19.1
    5.22.2024
    The final Minimum Data Set 3.0 Item Sets version (v)1.19.1 and Item Matrix are now available in the Downloads section on the MDS 3.0 Resident Assessment Instrument (RAI) Manual page.
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  • How the LTC Data Cooperative is Revolutionizing Research for Better SNF Resident Care
    5.21.2024
    The Issue: Lack of Evidence from Research on Residents in Post-Acute and Long Term Care Settings.
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AHCA Hosts Enhanced Barrier Precautions Open Office Hour with the CDChttps://www.ahcancal.org/Education-Events/Lists/EventCalendar/DispForm.aspx?ID=1779AHCA Hosts Enhanced Barrier Precautions Open Office Hour with the CDCWebinar6/5/2024 6:00:00 PMahcancalED6/5/2024 7:00:00 PMhttps://educate.ahcancal.org/p/0605FalseTrue
All by Myself: Overcoming Social Isolation and Loneliness in Assisted Livinghttps://www.ahcancal.org/Education-Events/Lists/EventCalendar/DispForm.aspx?ID=1776All by Myself: Overcoming Social Isolation and Loneliness in Assisted LivingWebinar6/12/2024 6:00:00 PMahcancalED6/12/2024 6:00:00 PMhttps://educate.ahcancal.org/products/all-by-myself-overcoming-social-isolation-and-loneliness-in-assisted-living#tab-product_tab_overviewFalseTrue