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Archive August 2020

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Align Senior Care

Innsbrook-based healthcare firm branches out with Lakewood clinic


Rebecca Beecroft is a member of the Align Senior Clinic staff. The clinic provides primary care to residents of Lakewood Retirement Community. (Photos courtesy AllyAlign Health)

Discharge Planners Must Stop Accepting Kickbacks and Managers Must Monitor Receipt

The following article is about giving kickbacks to discharge planners/case managers. 

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Elizabeth
(877) 871-4062
ElizabethHogue@ElizabethHogue.net 
 

The Role That's In-Demand & Rapidly Changing By Julie Rupenski, President & CEO, MedBest

The devastating effect of COVID-19 on senior care residents and staff has significantly changed the day-to-day operations of long-term facilities. Drastic measures to prevent and control the continued spread of COVID is now paramount.  As a result, Infection Preventionists are in high-demand and quickly becoming key members of the interdisciplinary team caring for our senior population.

Recent Fraud Enforcement Action: Lessons for Providers

The following article describes lessons that providers can learn from a recent enforcement action.

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Elizabeth
 
(877) 871-4062
ElizabethHogue@ElizabethHogue.net 

CDC Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Resource page from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Upcoming VALA Webinars

VALA is proud to offer upcoming webinars for assisted living administrators, regional staff members, caregivers, nurses, and other staff members. The webinars will offer a variety of continuing education credits dependent upon the topics (i.e. NAB, Nursing, Social Work). Many of the webinars are held live with the ability of participants to interact with the presenter during the webinar.