Oct 24, 2019
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The Bottom Line

With us today is Joan Usher, a nationally recognized expert in the field of health information management. Find her at jluhealth.com. Today, we’ll be talking about HIPAA, the public health emergency, how to handle staff COVID testing in a HIPAA-compliant way, and more.

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Nov 25, 2020
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Billing Alert for Long-Term Care

Workplace safety is a huge topic subject to legal oversight. In 1970, Congress passed the Occupational Safety and Health Act to help protect workers from workplace issues that posed serious threats to their health and safety. For years, labor-intensive industries were the primary targets of Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulators. However, because healthcare industry has one of the highest rates of occupational accidents and illnesses, long-term care facilities in particular are now common inspection sites.

Nov 20, 2020
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Billing Alert for Long-Term Care

While we have all been living with the COVID-19 pandemic for a majority of 2020, the flu season is now upon us as well. As both the flu and COVID-19 share commonalities, it can be difficult to determine the difference when residents are showing symptoms, but it’s vital that staff be ready to differentiate and address both.

Nov 20, 2020
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The Bottom Line

Note: The following podcast was first aired on June 18, 2020.

Social distancing due to COVID-19 has been rough on many SNF residents, but there are several ways to keep residents engaged. Join us as we discuss ways to keep residents social and engaged while maintaining COVID-19 safety precautions. With us today is Stefanie Corbett. Stefanie has served in various senior leadership roles in healthcare organizations. She is the owner of Corbett Healthcare Solutions, a health care consulting firm that assists post-acute care organizations with regulatory compliance and operations management. Listen on soundcloud Listen on Apple Podcasts

Nov 11, 2020
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Billing Alert for Long-Term Care

Data showed a lot of nursing home workers are working at more than one facility, and findings suggest that staffers who work in multiple nursing homes are one source of the spread of infections.

To make ends meet, Martha Tapia works 64 hours a week at two Orange County, California, nursing homes. She is one of thousands of certified nursing assistants who perform the intimate and physical work of bathing, dressing and feeding the nation’s fragile elderly.

“We do everything for them. Everything you do for yourself, you have to do for the residents,” Tapia said.

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