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While federal regulations state that nursing homes must provide "each resident with a nourishing, palatable, and well-balanced diet that meets dietary requirements and any special dietary needs" under the guidance of a registered dietician, facilities have a lot of flexibility on how this regulation is met. [...]
Fri, Jan 19, 2018
Source: McKnights
The American Health Care Association/National Center for Assisted Living said proposed changes in Medicare Advantage in 2019 could hurt beneficiaries in a letter to Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. [...]
Fri, Jan 19, 2018
Source: McKnights
The Alzheimer's Association Thursday published new recommendations meant to shape dementia care practice at nursing homes, assisted living facilities and other long-term care and community care providers. [...]
Fri, Jan 19, 2018
Source: McKnights
As drama rages over whether Congress will allow the federal government to grind to a halt Friday night due to a funding tug-of-war, long-term care providers will anxiously watch to see if a repeal of Medicare Part B therapy caps will be a part of any solution. [...]
Fri, Jan 19, 2018
Source: McKnights
Citing the regulatory burden, the agency will not enforce a series of Obama-era policies that aimed to improve the quality of care and safety in nursing homes. [...]
Tue, Dec 05, 2017
Source: Modern Health Care