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The CMS' newest requirement for long-term care providers to have an antibiotic stewardship program has caused facilities to go through a significant culture change. [...]
Wed, Feb 07, 2018
Source: Modern Health Care
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
CMS is providing an 18-month moratorium for specific Phase 2 requirements. On September 28, 2016, CMS revised the SNF and NF Requirements for Participation, which became effective on November 28, 2016, and have a three-part phase-in of implementation date over … → [...]
Tue, Nov 28, 2017
Source: LTC Administrator
Retirement Community Sued Over Inappropriate Resident Photos Posted to Facebook: A timely reminder of the utmost importance of enforcing the latest CMS regulations for social media. We are reminded today of the pain that misuse and abuse of social media … → [...]
Wed, Oct 25, 2017
Source: LTC Administrator
Be aware of the latest CMS regulations – and be vigilant! Per CMS regulations, taking, posting and sharing unauthorized images of Patients and Residents via social media (e.g., Facebook, LinkedIn, Snapchat, Instagram, etc.) can constitute abuse in violation of the … → [...]
Wed, Oct 25, 2017
Source: LTC Administrator