Policy, Regulation & News

Managing the Transition to Post-Acute and Long Term Care
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Transitions to long-term care, assisted living, and other supportive living options are often made in difficult conditions, under the financial and time pressure that follows…

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Congressional Budget Office’s Report on Health Care Reform Bill
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The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) issued their report on the budgetary impact of the major health care form bills recently passed by the House of…

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Robert Wood Johnson Publication Outlines the Impact of Chronic Conditions
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A newly published chart book released by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health provides updated data on chronic…

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The Impact of Inspection Visit Policy on Assisted Living in California
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In 2004, California changed the annual inspection practice of its assisted living residences  (ALs) in an attempt to create a more problem-driven inspection system. A…

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Continuity of Care for Medicare Patients Declined Significantly
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Continuity of care is an important element in the provision of quality health care. Continuity of care is defined as continuity in information, in care…

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American Society on Aging Launches New LGBT Aging Website
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The American Society on Aging (ASA) recently launched a new website devoted to issues specific to aging lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered (LGBT) Americans. The…

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