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Weekly Roundup
February 15, 2019
MEMBERS ONLY CONTENT Login or Join Many cities claim to have something for everyone, but Atlanta delivers on that promise. Society members coming to the city for next month’s annual conference will find something just right for them. “We are...
Weekly Roundup
February 8, 2019
MEMBERS ONLY CONTENT Login or Join As chair of the Annual Conference Program Planning Subcommittee, Michele Bellantoni, MD, CMD, is always talking and listening to Society members about what issues and kinds of education they want and need. For...
Spotlight
March 14, 2019
Hi everyone. My name is Arif Nazir. I’m the chief medical officer for Signature HealthCARE and president of AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine. How did you first become involved with the Society? I first got involved with...
Policy Snapshot
March 14, 2019
During this call on Tuesday, March 19, from 1:30-3 PM ET, you’ll learn about the recently released CMS Data Element Library (DEL), a database of post-acute care patient assessment content mapped to nationally accepted health IT standards to support...
Policy Snapshot
March 14, 2019
On March 11, the president released to Congress his budget request for fiscal year (FY) 2020. The budget request proposes significant reductions to Medicare and Medicaid over 10 years. The president’s budget is non-binding. Congress will now develop...
Policy Snapshot
March 14, 2019
Reps. Joe Courtney (D-CT) and Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (R-PA), and Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) reintroduced bipartisan, bicameral legislation to fix an arbitrary Medicare policy that excludes coverage of skilled nursing care for certain patients, resulting...
NEW Teaching Slides! COPD Management in the PALTC Setting Teaching for the IDT The IDT Teaching Slides provides a quick reference to the recognition, assessment, treatment, and monitoring of COPD, with information adapted from the GOLD 2019...
Navigating PALTC
February 13, 2019
Executive Director Chris Laxton discusses the society’s opioid policies. The Society's opioid policies Pain Management Task Force draft report CDC’s Guidelines for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain CDC opioid guideline page
Spotlight
January 8, 2019
The opening keynote address at the Society’s annual conference sets the tone for the meeting. It is fitting that this year’s program in Atlanta, GA, starts with a session that features Society leaders sharing research from the past year that is...
Resolution and Position Statements
.single { text-indent: 3em; } .double { text-indent: 5em; } AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine has two primary policies related to opioids in nursing homes: 1. Provide access to opioids when indicated to relieve suffering...