For a variety of reasons, many senior living organizations are changing their names. A common idea underlies many of the moves, however.
Just as family names were powerful in the story of Romeo and Juliet, names and labels are critical as we look to the future of the senior living sector.
CMS’ proposed rule to limit the use of arbitration agreements was a source of angst for AHCA/NCAL members in 2015, but the organizations remain hopeful that CMS is considering member concerns before issuing a final rule, says AHCA/NCAL’s head of government affairs.
Argentum, the American Seniors Housing Association and the National Center for Assisted Living are among the organizations that filed comments with CMS about a proposed rule that would revise the requirements that long-term care facilities must meet to participate in Medicare and Medicaid. The Argentum and ASHA comments were posted online Oct. 20.
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ proposed reporting requirements for veterans and surviving spouses who receive non-service connected pensions could be “excessive,” the former Assisted Living Federation of America told department officials.