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Improper Staffing in Nursing Homes; and other related articles

Thursday, February 7, 2019

Improper Staffing in Nursing Homes; and other related articles

The LTC Journal
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IN THIS ISSUE

GOVERNMENT STANDARDS & QUALITY ASSURANCE

IN REPONSE TO SERIOUS CONCERNS ABOUT LOW NURSING HOME STAFFING, CMS ISSUES NEW GUIDANCE TO IMPROVE STATE SURVEY AGENCIES' DETECTION OF INADEQUATE STAFFING
U.S. SENATE FINANCE COMMITTEE’S MINORITY STAFF PUBLISH REPORT ON EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS REQUIREMENTS, FINDING THE RULES “WHOLLY INADEQUATE”

LTC NEWS & BRIEFS

THE BUFFALO NEWS REPORTS ON NEW YORK STATE’S NURSING HOME LICENSURE PROCESS, RAISING QUESTIONS ABOUT THE THOROUGHNESS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH’S REVIEW    
THE WASHINGTON POST REPORTS THAT A PRIVATE-EQUITY FIRM’S OWNERSHIP OF NURSING FACILITIES RESULTED IN “OVERDOSES, BEDSORES, BROKEN BONES”…AND BANKRUPTCY   
STUDY FINDS HIGHER UNEMPLOYMENT RATES ARE ASSOCIATED WITH MORE NURSE STAFFING AND BETTER NURSING HOME QUALITY   
SURVEY FINDS NATIONWIDE OPPOSITION TO THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR’S PROPOSED ROLL BACK OF RESIDENT LIFT PROTECTIONS   
THE CENTER FOR MEDICARE ADVOCACY PUBLISHES NEW FACT SHEET TO EDUCATE PROVIDERS, CONTRACTORS, AND ADJUDICATORS ABOUT THE JIMMO SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT   

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