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Budget could cut $42 million for affordable senior housing, service coordinators

Budget could cut $42 million for affordable senior housing, service coordinators

Rental assistance for more than 23,000 older adult households and funding for 360 service coordinators in affordable senior housing would be eliminated if $42 million in budget cuts reportedly being considered by the Trump administration for fiscal year 2018 are enacted, according to LeadingAge.

CCRC bill would cause unintended consequences, advocacy group says

CCRC bill would cause unintended consequences, advocacy group says

A Florida senator has introduced legislation he says is intended to protect residents from fraud perpetrated by continuing care retirement communities operating in the state, but a Sunshine State advocacy group maintains that the bill will have unintended consequences if passed as written.

ACA replacement would harm providers, caregivers, elderly, groups say

ACA replacement would harm providers, caregivers, elderly, groups say

Long-term services and supports providers, Medicaid beneficiaries and professional caregivers would suffer if the bill that Republicans in the House of Representatives proposed Monday to replace the Affordable Care Act becomes law as written, according to organizations advocating for senior living operators and workers.

Proposed changes would put Medicaid recipients, providers at risk, advocates say

Congress should reject proposed "radical structural changes" to Medicaid funding that would lead to reduced services for beneficiaries and payments for providers, 100 advocacy organizations, including LeadingAge, told legislative branch leaders Friday.

Washington legislators consider increasing assisted living fines

Washington legislators consider increasing assisted living fines

Assisted living community operators in the state of Washington would see increased civil penalties of up to $3,000 for violations of licensing statutes or rules, and fines would be increased to up to $10,000 for former or current providers that operate unlicensed facilities, under a bill being considered by the legislature.

Price confirmed as HHS secretary

Price confirmed as HHS secretary

Rep. Tom Price (R-GA) was sworn in as secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on Friday hours after being confirmed by a party-line 52-47 vote in the Senate.

Taking age discrimination off the menu

Taking age discrimination off the menu

A court case in Boston ultimately may affect hiring practices at all types of employers across the country.

Where operators plan to spend for tech in 2017

Where operators plan to spend for tech in 2017

Responses to a new Ziegler CFO Hotline survey indicate where senior living organizations will be investing their technology dollars this year.

Where turnover is highest, lowest in assisted living

Where turnover is highest, lowest in assisted living

A new report reveals which positions in assisted living communities saw the greatest and least turnover last year and whether the rate increased, decreased or stayed the same over the past 12 months.

Assisted living CEOs, administrators see pay increases in 2016

Assisted living CEOs, administrators see pay increases in 2016

Assisted living CEOs/presidents and administrators both saw salary increases in 2016, but one of the positions experienced a greater increase, on average, according the 19th annual "Assisted Living Salary & Benefits Report," released Jan. 23 by Hospital & Healthcare Compensation Service.

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