Tag: long-term care regulations

Background checks for long-term workers needs more attention from states

Several states are running behind on implementation of a national background check program covering home health agencies and hospice providers, as well as providers of personal care services. Only two out of 11 states that concluded their participation in the program in 2017 and 2018 implemented all the requirements, according to a report from the […]

Register here for CMS emergency preparedness training call, Thursday April 27

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) training call for emergency preparedness requirements is scheduled for this Thursday April 27, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM ET. Is your facility prepared to meet the new emergency preparedness requirements by the November 15, 2017, compliance date? During this call, learn about implementation of the final rule, […]