Skilled Nursing

LeadingAge California Sponsored SNF Bill Clears Last Policy Committee

Legislation sponsored by LeadingAge California (AB 1709, Jones-Sawyer) to improve the Nursing Home Administrator program by allowing more candidates to enter the field has been approved by the Senate Health Committee on an 8-0 vote. A key provision of the bill would allow for multiple Administrators-in-Training (AITs) to be taught by a single preceptor rather Read More…

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3 Easy Ways to Raise Awareness About Age On. Rage On!

Your elected state representatives write, vote on and shape public policy at the State Capitol, and they depend not only on input from experts, but also from the valuable experiences and concerns of their constituents – You! If you’re ready to help Californians Age On. Rage On., here are 3 easy ways to raise awareness Read More…

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Hospice: OIG Recommends Better Protections for Beneficiaries

By Barbara Gay, LeadingAge In the report Hospice Deficiencies Pose Risks to Medicare Beneficiaries, the OIG analyzed Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) complaint data for the years 2012 through 2016, along with data from state agencies and accrediting organizations. The report found that 80% of hospices were cited for at least one deficiency in care and Read More…