Category Archives: Long Term Care

Summary of Anticipated Major Changes to the Organization and Delivery of Certain Medicaid (Medical Assistance) Benefits in Pennsylvania

Managed Long Term Supports and Services Pennsylvania is undertaking several major changes to the organization …

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Nursing Homes Finally Score a Victory: the Supreme Court of the United States Rules that States May Not Treat Arbitration Agreements Differently than Other Contracts

As blogged about before, the nursing home industry has long been under fire for the …

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Pennsylvania officially launches its PA ABLE Savings Program on April 3, 2017.

Pennsylvania officially launches its PA ABLE Savings Program on April 3, 2017.  A PA ABLE …

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Commonwealth Court Dismisses Pennsylvania Attorney General’s Lawsuit against Golden Living

Many nursing home operators have been closely watching the litigation between the Pennsylvania Office of …

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(Another) New Burden Placed on Pennsylvania Long Term Care Facilities- Determining Whether an Agent Actually Had Authority to Sign an Arbitration Agreement

On February 1, 2017, the Pennsylvania Superior Court ruled in Petersen v. Kindred Healthcare, Inc., …

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Does Your Nursing Home Discharge Notice Comply with the New Federal Requirements?

Long-term care providers should check their form notice of discharge to ensure that it complies …

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CMS Final Rule Prohibiting Nursing Home Use of Arbitration Agreements Put On Hold

This morning, U.S. District Court Judge Michael P. Mills granted a preliminary injunction in the …

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CMS Prohibits Long Term Care Facilities from Using Arbitration Agreements at Intake and Prior to Disputes

Last week, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (“CMS”), a part of the Department of …

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Nora Gieg Chatha and Brittany R. Holzer to exhibit at State Representative Dan Miller’s Disability and Mental Health Summit

Nora Gieg Chatha and Brittany Holzer will be a part of the Support Services Resource …

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Practical considerations to protect against being ‘out of network’

Practical considerations to protect against being ‘out of network’

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