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  1. P0200: Alarms - Deeper Dive into Coding and Survey Implications

    One of the new MDS sections, P0200: Alarms, is now required on all OBRA assessments with assessment reference dates (ARD) of October 1, 2017 and later. The rationale for adding this section is closely tied to the new Requirements of Participation interpretative guidelines for resident-centered care (RAI Manual, Page P-8): While ...

  2. New RAI Manual Updates for October 1

    CMS released the updated RAI Manual on August 31, 2017 for use with Assessment Reference Dates (ARD) on or after Oct 1, 2017. There are two sections that are completely new, a new ADL algorithm, and some surprising ...

  3. Hurricane Disaster Relief Fund Update

    In just over a month, we have received donations in excess of $400,000. We are incredibly gratefull for the generosity of almost 1,000 individuals and organizations across the country. Money is being distributed directly to organizations with the highest priority needs. Funds will be available to communities, ...

  4. Rural Provider Input Sought at Annual Meeting on Issues that Matter

    Two years ago, LeadingAge national staff partnered with state executives from affected states and convened the first Rural Summit around issues that have a unique impact on rural providers.This past summer, we held our ...

  5. Caregiver Support Bill Passes in the Senate

    LeadingAge applauds the unanimous passage in the U.S. Senate of the bipartisan Recognize, Assist, Include, Support, and Engage (RAISE) Family Caregivers Act (S. 1028). ...