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CMS issues new surveyor guidance on initiating CPR in nursing homes and facility CPR/DNR policies

USA - November 26 2013 In a highly publicized recent case in California, a registered nurse working in an independent living facility refused to initiate cardiopulmonary…

I told you, I told you, I told you

USA - August 1 2013 I said it and I said it for years, and lots of folks challenged me to prove it. Now I can. It is now irrefutably true that CMS Region IV…

General Assembly calls for study on increasing assisted living communities in rural areas

USA - June 18 2013 In a legislative session that continues to leave many North Carolinians of all political persuasions "jaw-dropped," a bill introduced in the NC House…

Updated OIG exclusion guidance spells out recommended employee screening procedures

USA - June 13 2013 On May 8, 2013, the Office of Inspector General (OIG) published an updated bulletin that spells out the frequency with which employers should check…

Ahaji Kirk Amos

What’s up with nursing facility “mandatory” corporate compliance programs?

USA - June 5 2013 Every skilled nursing facility (SNF) owner or operator should know by now that one provision of the infamous health care reform act required that all…