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Hazardous Waste Pharmaceutical Disposal

Adopted by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Feb. 22, 2019, the Pharms Rule adds regulations for the management of hazardous waste pharmaceuticals by health care facilities and reverse distributors. Most of the provisions of this rule will not be in effect in New York until the State adopts them.

September 5, 2019

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Civil Money Penalty Reinvestment Program

CMS issues letter providing resource information.

September 5, 2019

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Inspector General Issues Report on NYS Nursing Homes

Report cites numerous compliance issues in life safety and emergency preparedness.

September 3, 2019

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CMS Proposed Nursing Home Regulations

LeadingAge NY counsel provides summary of proposed changes.

August 27, 2019

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Notice of Transfer/Discharge of Nursing Home Residents

DOH clarifies regulatory requirements.

August 26, 2019

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SNF Provider Preview Reports Are Now Available

Members should review their performance data.

August 19, 2019

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DOH to Offer E-Finds Training

Train-the-Trainer Sessions have been scheduled throughout the state.

August 13, 2019

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Dear Administrator Letter on Construction Guidelines

DOH to adopt 2018 standards of the Facility Guidelines Institute.

August 7, 2019

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PBJ Submissions Due by Aug. 14th

Members should ensure that accurate and complete Payroll-Based Journal data submissions are finalized by the due date.

August 6, 2019

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Nursing Home Open Door Forum Scheduled for Aug. 8th

CMS to provide updates on the recently published final Medicare payment rule, PBJ.

August 6, 2019
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