Matthew J. Murer
From a psychological perspective, here are some ideas to prevent or reduce disagreements with residents and their family members over care, thereby decreasing the likelihood that a situation will result in legal action.
The McKnight's Fall Online Expo offers three educational webinars on Sept. 9, with each offering continuing education credit. As always, attendance and CE credits are free for attendees. The event comprises webcasts covering compliance, family/resident relationships, and managed care issues at 11 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 2 p.m., respectively (all times Eastern).
Even mission-driven long-term care providers have to be more assertive in recouping late payments from residents or their families, two legal experts said Thursday.
Of the many hot words in long-term care, two are guaranteed to get people's ears to perk up: "abuse" and "kickbacks."
Skilled nursing providers should build partnerships with physician groups and hospitals but need to make sure to stay abreast of legal and regulatory frameworks, according to experts who spoke at McKnight's Fall Online Expo.
Don't miss your chance to hear from long-term care industry experts at McKnight's first Fall Online Expo. Tomorrow is the last day to register because that's when all three webinars will take place — with opportunities to earn free CE credit for each.
The inaugural McKnight's Fall Online Expo will feature three separate webcast Sept. 10, delivered by a slate of distinguished experts. They will tackle some of the most pressing long-term care issues, including Minimum Data Set changes and hospital partnerships. Attendees will be eligible for free continuing education credits.
The inaugural McKnight's Fall Online Expo will feature a slate of distinguished experts addressing some of the most pressing long-term care issues, including Minimum Data Set changes and hospital partnerships.