Early last month, Partner Erin Saylor, and Senior Associate Katie Van Lake, presented at the The Illinois Nursing Home Administrators Association (INHAA). Their presentation, “AR Solutions for a Post-COVID World,” is now available as a recording courtesy of INHAA.
We have some great news for California Long-Term Care Facilities: California is phasing out the asset test to qualify for Medi-Cal benefits! The final 2021-2022 state budget provides that, as of July 1, 2022, the asset limit for Medi-Cal will be $130,000 for an individual and $65,000 for each additional household member, up to a […]
A common question that your legal counsel may ask you is whether your resident or patient has a Legal Agent. This is important information to provide to your attorney and document in your records, but what does it mean, and why is it important? What is a Legal Agent? A legal agent (“Agent”) is a […]
Providers have, once again, been left in a tenuous position after two federal courts issued orders blocking the previously-issued vaccine mandate from taking effect less than a week before its first effective date. In November, the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare (“CMS”) advised that all healthcare workers in any setting accepting Medicaid or Medicare reimbursement […]
CMS issued an Interim Final Rule “Medicare and Medicaid Programs: Omnibus COVID-19 Health Care Staff Vaccination” on November 5, 2021. Generally, this Rule requires that providers ensure their staff members have received the first dose of the COVID vaccine by December 6, 2021, and the second dose by January 4, 2022, as a condition of […]