You probably don’t need to be reminded that skilled care is regulated quite severely. And if it seems like things are getting worse for your facility, well that’s because they probably are.
Avalere Health will expand internationally through a partnership with Pope Woodhead & Associates, a European-based consulting firm. The latter’s specialties include regulatory strategy, pricing and market access solutions for entering into the European market.
Attendees at the next McKnight’s Super Tuesday webcast will receive a 2012 regulatory update delivered by well-known expert Leah Klusch, RN, BSN, FACHCA. The executive director of the Alliance Training Center, Klusch will offer the latest insight and advice on numerous regulatory matters on which providers must remain current. The event begins at 1 p.m. (Eastern Time). An outgrowth of the annual McKnight’s Online Expo, the webinar will be moderated by Executive Editor John O’Connor. Included will be a discussion of the year’s top regulatory developments and how they are likely to affect operators. A live Q&A session will conclude the one-hour event.
The Compliance Store recently revamped its website. Improvements include easier navigation, tab restructuring, site videos, and additional customer-friendly features. Compliance Store staff research more than 60 regulatory/government websites each day in order to compile regulatory and policy updates.
What happens when a government and society create an evil enemy of the state? They begin by calling them monsters, a drain on society that is guilty of heinous crimes, and they use the legal system and media to prosecute them publicly without due process. You have all seen the headlines about nursing homes. The TRUTH never seems to matter, only the synthetic story.
The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) is a legislative entity whose purpose is to advise Congress on matters of Medicare reimbursement rates and coverage policies. Now, one senator has introduced legislation that would transfer the agency to the executive branch and give it more political muscle.