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Operators expected to keep more aid after HHS revises Provider Relief Fund reporting requirements in response to ‘significant opposition’

Citing “significant attention and opposition from many stakeholders and members of Congress,” HHS has revised requirements for Provider Relief Fund reporting and broadened the definition of “lost revenue.” The move, announced Thursday, is expected to enable senior living operators to retain a greater amount of federal aid they receive as they battle the coronavirus.
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‘Real’ COVID relief package must include assisted living, affordable housing: LeadingAge

Following Senate Democrats’ vote on Wednesday to block a Republican $500 billion coronavirus stimulus proposal, LeadingAge is calling for Congress to quickly provide “real relief” for older adults and their caregivers that includes not just nursing homes, but also assisted living, affordable senior housing, home health and hospice.
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Proactive, long-term solutions trump legal, financial penalties in improving long-term care: Parkinson

A collective effort from long-term care providers, public health officials and lawmakers is the way to improve the quality of care in the wake of COVID-19, not legal and financial penalties, according to Mark Parkinson, president and CEO of the American Health Care Association / National Center for Assisted Living.
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Creativity, adaptability will usher senior living industry through post-COVID era, expert says

It will take both a close-up look at COVID-19 effects and policies as well as a bigger-picture examination of payment and care delivery policies to get a clear view into what the future of senior living and care may look like in a post-COVID-19 world, according to Nicole Fallon, vice president of healthy policy and integrated services for LeadingAge.
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McKnight’s 40 for 40: David Schless

The American Seniors Housing Association traces its roots back to the early days of the senior living industry, beginning in 1991 under the auspices of the National Multifamily Housing Council. In 2000, as the senior living industry continued to grow, the group became a separate, independent association. David Schless, ASHA’s president, has led the organization every step of the way.
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