CMS Compliance Group Long Term Care Industry News Recap (Week of 9/30/12)

In a week that’s been overshadowed by the government shutdown, it’s not surprising that the news has been dominated by what-if scenarios and talks about ObamaCare’s health exchanges opening up. Well, don’t worry, we have a few interesting articles that you should take a peek at that you may have missed this week.

  • Many Nursing Homes Operate Without Adequate Sprinkler Systems | NY Times | ow.ly/plTZD
  • Govt shutdown will not cripple long-term care, leaders say | McKnight’s Long Term Care News | ow.ly/poHVo
  • Poll: Nearly Half of Seniors Misinformed About Paying for Long-Term Care | Senior Housing News | ow.ly/pqHld

If you missed our posts regarding sprinkler systems, you can start here here. Also, October 1st came and went, meaning the new MDS manual went into effect. View our post regarding the updated MDS 3.0 Manual here.

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