Category Archives: Long Term Care

(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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No, You Can’t Impose An Unknown Regulation On A Hospice Provider And Attempt To Retroactively Deny Payment

In December, 2013, the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court ruled that a hospice facility’s due process rights …

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Top 5 Collections Mistakes Made By Long Term Care Facilities

Money is a touchy subject.  This is especially true when dealing with the elderly or …

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