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The senior living agenda for 2016

Relatively new leaders at three associations representing senior living providers will be facing established and evolving issues in 2016, they tell McKnight’s Senior Living in exclusive interviews.

Senior living groups share arbitration concerns

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.

Argentum: VA changes could be ‘excessive’

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.

Maribeth Bersani

ALFA announces more changes

The organization, which announced a name change earlier this week and plans to offer memory care research and programming last week, now has announced a reorganization, a new advocacy fund and a new PAC administrator.

James Balda

Solving senior living’s top challenge

When James Balda takes the microphone at insurer Genworth’s annual symposium on long-term care today, he’ll be discussing what senior living owners and operators have been telling him is the industry’s biggest challenge. He has some solutions in mind, too.

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