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Resolution G95 Becomes Policy October 1995 AMDA resolves that the American Medical Association advocate for uniform state based requirements that both Medicare and Medicaid certified nursing facilities retain only licensed physicians as nursing home...
Resolution C02 Becomes Policy March 2002 AMDA resolves to strongly urge the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) to work with vaccine manufacturers in order to develop a mechanism for the...
Policy D08 THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that both AMDA and AMA, as stated in policy since 1993 (AMDA HOD Resolutions L93 and C94), oppose the Medicare 3-day acute care hospitalization eligibility requirement for SNF admission. AND BE IT FURTHER...
Policy F-13 THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that AMDA—Dedicated to Long Term Care Medicine and its state affiliate chapters support and work with appropriate parties towards creating an exemption for physicians prescribing pain medication in nursing home...
This package serves as a guide for agreements for medical director services in nursing facilities. It includes a model agreement between the medical director and the nursing facility; performance requirements and the roles and responsibilities of a...
December 1, 2015
AMDA Board member Kevin O'Neil, MD, CMD, comments on three tools that have shown success in improving the quality of care provided to skilled nursing residents that also work well for residents of assisted living communities.
December 15, 2015
The use of hip protectors was recently named among key fracture prevention strategies in new guidelines for long-term care published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal , mirroring recommendations from AMDA—The Society for Post-Acute and...