Overcoming the workforce shortage is a factor in maintaining quality. Overall employment of nursing assistants and orderlies is projected to grow 11 percent from 2016 to 2026, which is faster than the average for all occupations. As the baby-boom … [Continue reading] about Overcoming the CNA Shortage
Recently, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, by a vote of 9-2, refused to rehear a decision by a three judge panel which had found that discrimination based upon sexual orientation is not a violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act. Relying … [Continue reading] about Does discrimination based on sexual orientation violate Title VII?
The new Assisted Living Facility (ALF) rule took effect May 10, 2018. Several significant changes will impact ALF providers, including training and assistance with Self-Administration of Medications. These areas were highlighted by the Agency for … [Continue reading] about ALF Rule brings big changes
First, I’d like to thank everyone who attended my FHCA Annual Conference session on updates and strategies for the new Medicaid Prospective Payment System (PPS). Hopefully attendees gained valuable information that will help make the transition to … [Continue reading] about Medicaid Prospective Payment FAQs
This past week, the Division of Administrative Hearings ruled on a challenge to provisions within Rule 58A-5, Florida Administrative Code, related to assisted living community operations. The administrative law judge determined 14 separate rule … [Continue reading] about Judge invalidates portions of ALF Rule 58A-5