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Industry pursues two avenues for coronavirus relief as long-term care observes ‘most difficult year’

American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living President and CEO Mark Parkinson said the organizations are pursuing two avenues for coronavirus relief for operators since the $1.9 trillion package expected to land on President Biden’s desk by the end of the week does not contain any funding directly for healthcare providers, more specifically for long-term care.
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HHS: Medicare overpaid Brookdale $3.3M for improperly billed claims for home health provided to assisted living residents, others

The Medicare program made approximately $3.3 million in overpayments to Brookdale Home Health for claims that were incorrectly billed for home health services provided to assisted living residents and others, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General said Monday in releasing the findings of a compliance audit.
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‘Thoughtful approach’ to reopening necessary to balance risks, benefits, AMDA says

Taking a measured approach to resuming visitation and group activities, advocating for COVID-19 vaccines, continuing visitor screenings, and requiring masking and social distancing are among the recommendations that AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine is making to long-term care facilities as operators consider lessening restrictions that in many places have been in effect for almost a year.

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COVID, one year later

At this time a year ago, we still were unsure what the coronavirus would mean for the industry, for the country or for us personally. Now, effects are clear, even if we still don’t know all of the answers.

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People in the news, March 2

Appointments, promotions and news at Cadence Living, Drake Terrace, EPOCH Senior Living, Integral Senior Living, Kisco Senior Living, Knollwood, Landis Homes, Lloyd Jones, National Senior Campuses, New Health, Prime Care Technologies, Solstice Senior Living, Walker & Dunlop, and Waterstone.

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Creative expression

Encouraging creative expression through the arts, Watercrest Senior Living residents can show off their talents or spark a new passion through the “Artful Expressions” program.