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CMS Issues Clarification of Notice Requirements to Long-Term Care Ombudsman when Resident Is Transferred or Discharged from Long-Term Care Facility – Review of Practices, Policies and Procedures Required

[07/24/17]

Posted on July 24, 2017 in Health Law News, Long-Term Care, Home Health & Hospice

Published by: Hall Render

This is another article in a series discussing the complete overhaul of Part 483 to Title 42 of the Code of Federal Regulations, the Requirements for States and Long-Term Care Facilities (“Final Regulations”) by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (“CMS”). Hall Render published an overview of Final Regulations components as well as Parts 1,... READ MORE

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NLRB Again Postpones Notice Requirement

[01/03/12]

Posted on January 3, 2012 in Long-Term Care, Home Health & Hospice

Written by: Bufford, David W.

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has again postponed the requirement for private employers to post notice of employee rights under the Nation Labor Relations Act (NLRA). See our previous analysis here, here, and here. Employers now have until April 30,2012 to post the required notice.  The board said it “has determined that postponing... READ MORE

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Nursing Home’s Failure to Notify Leaves Beneficiary Not Liable for Custodial Care Services

[11/09/11]

Posted on November 9, 2011 in Long-Term Care, Home Health & Hospice

Written by: Bufford, David W.

A Medicare beneficiary is not liable for custodial care services rendered by a Mississippi nursing home because the facility failed to give adequate notice the services were not covered by Medicare, a federal appeals court panel ruled on October 25.  The case (Mississippi Care Center of Morton LLC, Sebelius, 5th Cir., No. 10-60595, Oct.... READ MORE

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NLRB Postpones Requirement to Post Employee Rights Notice

[10/11/11]

Posted on October 11, 2011 in Long-Term Care, Home Health & Hospice

Written by: Bufford, David W.

The NLRB announced last week that it has postponed the implementation date for its new notice-posting rule (previously discussed here and here) by more than two months in order to allow for “enhanced education and outreach to employers”, particularly those who operate small and medium sized businesses.  The posting requirement for most private employers... READ MORE

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Update on NLRB Actions

[08/29/11]

Posted on August 29, 2011 in Long-Term Care, Home Health & Hospice

Written by: Bufford, David W.

As Mr. Lyman pointed out last week, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) now requires private employers to post a Notice of Employee Rights under the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA).  A recent New York Times article on this new requirement discusses an upcoming decision by the NLRB that is expected to address unionization... READ MORE

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NLRB Notice Requirement Affects Long-Term Care Providers

[08/26/11]

Posted on August 26, 2011 in Long-Term Care, Home Health & Hospice

Written by: Stephen W. Lyman

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) just issued a final rule that will require most private employers, including those that are long-term care providers, to post a Notice of Employee Rights under the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA).  The notices must be posted by November 14, 2011.  The text of the notice is available in... READ MORE

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