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March 28, 2019

On Tuesday, April 2, the House Education & Labor Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions will hold a hearing, Examining Surprise Billing: Protecting Patients from Financial Pain. Surprise billing has become an issue Congress is trying to tackle this session and legislation is being introduced to help address it, especially for those in the post-acute and long-term care setting.

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...

IMPROVING OUTCOMES OF UTI TOOL KIT Implementing antibiotic stewardship programs in post-acute and long-term care (PALTC) settings is a major priority. This can be a daunting challenge, since many health care providers are uncertain where to start...
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AMDA- THE SOCIETY FOR POST-ACUTE AND LONG-TERM CARE MEDICINE RESOLUTION I 17 SUBJECT: National Pressure ulcer advisory panel recommendation for pressure ulcer nomenclature change INTRODUCED BY: missouri association for long term care PRACTITIONERS...
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AMDA- THE SOCIETY FOR POST-ACUTE AND LONG-TERM CARE MEDICINE RESOLUTION G17 SUBJECT: Response to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Guidelines for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain INTRODUCED BY: Missouri Association of Long Term Care...
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AMDA- THE SOCIETY FOR POST-ACUTE AND LONG-TERM CARE MEDICINE RESOLUTION F17 SUBJECT: removing ‘three star minimum’ requirement for skilled nursing facilities to participate in next gen Accountable care organizations & bundled payments for Care...
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AMDA- THE SOCIETY FOR POST-ACUTE AND LONG-TERM CARE MEDICINE RESOLUTION D17 SUBJECT: INCLUSION OF Continuing care retirement centers & Long-Term Care facilities in Accountable Care Organizations investment model INTRODUCED BY: Illinois Medical...
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AMDA- THE SOCIETY FOR POST-ACUTE AND LONG-TERM CARE MEDICINE RESOLUTION C17 SUBJECT: eLECTRONICALLY-TRANSMISSIBLE sTOP ORDERS INTRODUCED BY: wamd-tHE wISCONSIN sOCIETY FOR poST-aCUTE AND lONG-TERM cARE mEDICINE INTRODUCED ON: MARCH 2017 THEREFORE BE...
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Spotlight: Saturday's Keynote Takes Provocative Look at PALTC Workforce Shortage

Each day, 10,000 people turn 65; and they enter a phase of life that includes multimorbidty, functional impairment, and transitions from the hospital to PALTC facilities. While a growing...