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Resolution and Position Statements
Resolution L97 Becomes Policy September 1998 AMDA resolves that managed care organizations covering patient stays in long term care facilities, including subacute care admissions, should coordinate with the facility access for their patients to...
Resolution and Position Statements
Resolution B98 Becomes Policy March 1998 RESOLVED: That AMDA recommend a quality of care standard for those who provide medical services and consultation to residents of skilled and intermediate long term care facilities, to provide legible copies...
Resolution and Position Statements
Resolution E99 Becomes Policy March 1999 AMDA resolves to encourage HCFA to support the following objectives under the PPS; physician visits should be based on medical necessity; and all physician visits required by federal or state laws or...
Resolution and Position Statements
Statement A00 Becomes Policy August 1999 Background Provisions of the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1987 (OBRA '87) specifically require nursing facilities to have registered nurse coverage for at least 8 hours per day and 24-hour licensed...
Resolution and Position Statements
Resolution H00 Becomes Policy March 2000 AMDA resolves to open immediate dialogue with HCFA to urge elimination of statistical quotas by fiscal intermediaries as a means of determining medical necessity for physician visits in the long term care...
Resolution and Position Statements
Statement H02 Becomes Policy March 2002 Summary The primary focus of this statement is to: Expand upon AMDA's 2000 position on minimum staffing standards in nursing homes (AMDA House of Delegates Resolution A00); Affirm the value of direct...
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Resolution A04 Becomes Policy January 2004 BE IT RESOLVED, that AMDA's Board of Directors commission a White Paper on the Ethical and Professional Responsibilities of the Long Term Care Physician Providing Expert Witness; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED...
Resolution and Position Statements
Resolution B06 Becomes Policy March 2006 BE IT RESOLVED that AMDA support the mission and purpose of the White House Conference on Aging; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that AMDA specifically endorse the following WHCoA resolutions as highly relevant in...
Resolution and Position Statements
Policy J11 THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED , AMDA - Dedicated to Long Term Care Medicine supports a mandatory annual influenza vaccination for every long term care health care worker who has direct patient contact unless a medical contraindication or...
Resolution and Position Statements
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, the assistant medical director in the nursing home should be able to fulfill the role of the medical director as defined by AMDA’s position A11.