Tag Archives: Facilities

Hazeldean on Privacy and Access to Gendered Facilities

Susan Hazeldean (Brooklyn Law School) has posted Privacy As Pretext (Cornell Law Review, Forthcoming) on SSRN.  Here is the abstract: The terms of the debate over LGBT rights have shifted in recent years, particularly since the Supreme Court made marriage equality … Continue reading

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CMS Proposes $887 Million Boost in Medicare Payments to Skilled Nursing Facilities in FY 2020 While Floating Expanded Group Therapy Definition

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently released its 232-page proposed rule to update the Medicare skilled nursing facility (SNF) prospective payment system (PPS) for federal fiscal year (FY) 2020, which begins on October 1, 2019. Overall, CMS … Continue reading

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To close out 2018, FDA published a revised draft guidance on human drug compounding for outsourcing facilities

In accordance with the United States Food & Drug Administration’s (“FDA”) 2018 Compounding Policy Priorities Plan, on December 11, 2018, FDA published its revised draft guidance regarding human drug compounding by outsourcing facilities entitled, “Current Good Manufacturing Practice—Guidance for Human … Continue reading

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As assisted living facilities increase dementia care, resident safety risks rise

They look like nursing homes, but they’re not. And for the health and safety of our elderly loved ones, we must know the difference. These so-called assisted living facilities, operating with much less regulation and oversight than nursing homes, are … Continue reading

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Provider Letter: Feeding Assistance Rules for Nursing Facilities

Provider Letter PL 18-17 (NF) This  letter addresses feeding assistance care for nursing home residents and staffing requirements to implement rules.  HHSC and Long Term Care Regulatory (LTCR) determined that the topic of feeding assistance required an updated and consolidated communication to providers. The letter details: … Continue reading

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