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Psychological Support for Nursing Home Staff

Supportive services made available to nursing home staff.

May 7, 2020

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LeadingAge NY Releases COVID-19 Questions and Answers for Long-Term Care Providers

The Q&As reflect the most current information available from state and federal public health authorities and regulators. They will be updated and supplemented as more guidance is issued.

March 17, 2020

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Seniors Count: A New 2020 Census Toolkit Helps Senior Services Providers to "Get Out the Count"

The New York Academy of Medicine's "Get Out the Count" toolkit offers strategies to senior services providers to encourage participation in the 2020 Census among older adults.

March 2, 2020

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A Good Night Can Mean a Better Day

CMS releases two new toolkits that align with point number five of its Five-Point Plan for ensuring safety and quality in nursing homes.

February 24, 2020

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Reducing Bad Debt

It’s the time of year when operators, controllers, and finance directors are focusing on year-end reviews and reporting. Comprehensive Healthcare Solutions recommends using this opportunity to evaluate your bad debt expense and how your organization is doing in managing the AR.

February 14, 2020

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Seniors Count: Have You Received Your 2020 Census Group Quarters Advance Contact?

Between Feb. 3rd and March 6, 2020, Census Bureau representatives will be calling nursing homes, assisted living facilities, and hospice residences to explain the 2020 Census enumeration process, collect certain identifying information about the facility, obtain the facility's preferred enumeration method, and schedule a date and time for the Census Bureau to visit the facility to conduct the enumeration, if necessary.

February 11, 2020

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Seniors Count: Make Sure They're Counted!

Long term care and senior services providers can help to ensure that the people they serve are counted in the 2020 Census so that New York secures a fair share of federal funding and representation in Washington. Nursing homes and assisted living facilities will be contacted by the Census Bureau in January and February about their roles in supporting the Census.

January 7, 2020

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Converting from Paper MOLST to eMOLST? Help Is on the Way!

Upstate nursing homes that would like to adopt eMOLST may be eligible for free assistance from Excellus BlueCross BlueShield in converting existing paper forms to the digital format.

December 9, 2019

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Medicare Beneficiary Identifier Update

CMS is hosting an Open Door Forum with new Medicare beneficiary card updates.

September 10, 2019

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CMS Medicare-Medicaid Coordination Office Announces Three Webinar Training Opportunities

Webinar trainings on culturally competent direct care, diagnosing and treating dementia, and disability-competent care to be held next week.

July 22, 2019
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