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It’s time for LTC and the law

The American Health Lawyers Association is holding its annual “Long Term Care and the Law” meeting Monday through Wednesday in Orlando, FL. Legal, compliance and operational issues will be the focus of education sessions.

Long-term care regulations the focus of McKnight’s next Super Tuesday webcast

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.

Compliance Store makes changes that aid site navigation

Compliance Store makes changes that aid site navigation

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.

Frustrations of a persecuted provider boil over

Frustrations of a persecuted provider boil over

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.

Sen. Jay D. Rockefeller (D-WV)

Rockefeller introduces bill making MedPAC independent executive branch agency

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.

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