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Tools to Prevent and Address Resident to Resident MistreatmentContains 3 Component(s)
It is critical for nursing centers and assisted living communities to address and mitigate reported incidents of resident-to-resident mistreatment. While mistreatment may or may not meet the definition of abuse, it would include negative and aggressive physical, sexual, or verbal interactions between long-term care residents that is unwelcome and have high potential to cause physical or psychological distress in the recipient.
Arbitration: tips and tools for implementing CMS’s recent final rule on arbitrationContains 1 Component(s) Recorded On: 08/29/2019
AHCA will host a webinar on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) final arbitration rule on Thursday, August 29 at 2 pm ET. As a reminder, last month CMS issued the final rule that reverses the Obama-era ban on the use of arbitration agreements. This rule makes it very clear that we have the ability to use pre-dispute agreements, while at the same time adding provisions intended to make sure that residents and/or their representatives understand the agreements into which they are entering. Additionally, the rule prevents a facility from making the signing of an agreement a precondition of admission.
Compliance and Ethics Program (Phase 3) – 42 CFR § 483.85Contains 15 Component(s) Recorded On: 03/15/2019
As part of the Requirements of Participation (RoP) Phase 3, nursing centers must have a Compliance and Ethics Program that meets specified requirements. Starting November 28, 2019, CMS and state survey agencies will be authorized to issue survey deficiencies under federal Ftag F895 to centers that do not have an effective compliance program.
Minimizing The Legal Risks Of Social Media and Technology In Assisted LivingContains 1 Component(s) Recorded On: 04/28/2010
Learn what to consider when developing employee policies that govern inappropriate use of technology such as social media sites, internet and e-mail usage, cell phones, phones with cameras, and laptops.