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New Pressure Ulcer Language, New Litigation Concerns

The National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel (NPUAP) recently made changes to the terminology and system for staging pressure ulcers.  The NPUAP, a multidisciplinary group of experts, changed the common term “pressure ulcer” to “pressure injury,” stating the new term is more inclusive and descriptive of both intact and ulcerated skin.  Some feel that the change [...]

By |January 5th, 2017|News, Retweetable|Comments Off on New Pressure Ulcer Language, New Litigation Concerns

Trev Peterson to Present at NBI Seminar

Trev Peterson will be one of several presenters to speak during a two day seminar put on by the National Business Institute on September 27-28, 2016 in Omaha, Nebraska. Mr. Peterson will speak on September 28th on farm contracts, leases and agreements. Some of the topics he will cover will include land owner v. farmer [...]

By |June 29th, 2016|Events, events, Retweetable|Comments Off on Trev Peterson to Present at NBI Seminar

Trev Peterson Set to Make Presentation

Trev Peterson is part of the faculty set to present “Curing the Top Commercial Real Estate Title Defects” at a National Business Institute seminar in Omaha on December 11, 2015. Mr. Peterson will discuss resolving commercial property easement, encroachment and setback issues including what easement matters can and cannot be insured, obtaining easements by necessity, [...]

By |November 16th, 2015|Events, events, News, Retweetable, Seminars|Comments Off on Trev Peterson Set to Make Presentation

Jeanelle Lust and Kevin McManaman Set to Present at Human Resources Seminar

Jeanelle Lust and Kevin McManaman are part of the faculty set to present “Human Resource Law from Start to Finish” at a National Business Institute seminar in Omaha on October 29, 2015. Ms. Lust will discuss current developments in workplace behavior and privacy which will cover employee surveillance, searching employees’ desks, smartphones and vehicles, monitoring [...]

By |October 16th, 2015|Events, News, Retweetable, Seminars|Comments Off on Jeanelle Lust and Kevin McManaman Set to Present at Human Resources Seminar

AHCA/NCAL President-CEO Speaks Out Against CMS’s Sweeping Regulation Changes

In July CMS released a 403 page proposal that would make sweeping changes to nursing home regulations in hopes of slashing the number of unnecessary hospital readmissions and infections, increase quality of care and improve resident safety. The President and CEO of the American Health Care Association (AHCA), Mark Parkinson, however, is making an effort [...]

By |September 24th, 2015|News, Retweetable, Uncategorized|Comments Off on AHCA/NCAL President-CEO Speaks Out Against CMS’s Sweeping Regulation Changes

CMS Proposes Revisions to Long Term Care Regulations

In a 400 + page proposal, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), set forth sweeping changes to regulations for the long term care industry. The massive changes would be the first to nursing home regulations since 1991. The aim of the proposed changes would be to improve quality of care and quality of [...]

By |July 16th, 2015|News|Comments Off on CMS Proposes Revisions to Long Term Care Regulations

Updates to F-Tags in State Operations Manual

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has made revisions to twenty F-Tags in the State Operations Manual (SOM).  The changes reflect the Survey and Certification (S&C) policy memos issued from October 2003 through May 2014. CMS states it is committed to revising and updating the SOM which includes clarifications to guidelines and changes [...]

By |July 28th, 2014|News, Retweetable|Comments Off on Updates to F-Tags in State Operations Manual

Settlement Conference Facilitation Pilot Announced

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced a new pilot program that will hopefully alleviate the backlog of Medicare Part B claims that have been appealed to the Administrative Law Judge level.  Settlement Conference Facilitation will be a pilot alternative dispute resolution process by which the appellant and CMS will be brought [...]

By |July 7th, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Settlement Conference Facilitation Pilot Announced

Are You Making Sure Your Electronic Devices Are Secure?

  Do you know where your work laptop is?  Do you get work e-mail on your smartphone?  Are both sufficiently password protected?  What about your business associates?  Do you believe they sufficiently protect all protected health information they have in their possession?  It would probably be a good idea to take another look at your [...]

By |June 16th, 2014|News, Retweetable|Comments Off on Are You Making Sure Your Electronic Devices Are Secure?

Mississippi Case Highlights Issues of Resident Privacy

         In Mississippi, a man obtained access to the continuing care retirement community where a U.S. State Senator’s wife was being cared for due to dementia.  The man, Clayton Kelly, took an unauthorized photograph of the Senator’s wife.  He then used that photograph in a video that he used in his political blog to criticize [...]

By |May 28th, 2014|News, Retweetable|Comments Off on Mississippi Case Highlights Issues of Resident Privacy