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Resolution B18 THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, attending physicians caring for Medicare recipients in any setting shall be allowed to waive the three midnight inpatient stay requirement for initiation of skilled nursing care in a facility when the...
Recorded Thursday, November 9, 2017 Speakers: Karen Tritz; Evan Schulman; Victoria Walker, MD, CMD; Susan Levy, MD, CMD This webinar describes changes in the federal nursing home regulations (Requirements of Participation) as revised in a Final Rule...
August 30, 2017
On a recent Friday at the Balfour Riverfront Park senior living facility in downtown Denver, an unusual event took place among the day’s regular activities. In between scrapbooking at the Sky Bar and water walking in the Pompeii Pool, the facility...
August 18, 2017
After years of criticism, nursing homes have curbed administering antipsychotics, but some providers are questioning whether the across-the-board cuts are preventing some seniors from getting needed medications.
August 14, 2017
The 90-year-old woman in the San Diego-area nursing home was quite clear, said Dr. Karl Steinberg. She didn’t want aggressive measures to prolong her life. If her heart stopped, she didn’t want CPR. But when Steinberg, a palliative care physician,...
Recorded July 19, 2017 Speakers: Charles Crecelius, MD, PhD, CMD; Bob Zorowitz, MD, CMD; Alva "Buzz" Baker, MD, CMD Description: This webinar will provide updates to billing codes, including Chronic Care Management (CCM) and Complex CCM, that have...
June 12, 2017
“These amendments will open up a lot more transparency for residents who choose to sign these agreements,” Susan Levy, former president at the Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine, which represents nursing home physicians, told...
May 26, 2017
While long-term care providers remain concerned about President Donald Trump's proposed budget, other smaller programs are also a target. AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine said it was concerned about many parts of the...
May 25, 2017
AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine expresses great concern with elements of the Administration’s fiscal year (FY) 2018 budget that would negatively impact the frail older adults the Society’s members and stakeholders serve...
Resolution and Position Statements
Resolution F17 THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED , that AMDA-The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine work with the American Medical Association (AMA), American Healthcare Association (AHCA), Leading Age and other interested parties to advocate...