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Division of Adult Services and Aging seeks input on 5-year plan

The state Department of Social Services' Division of Adult Services and Aging (ASA) is requesting input on the next State Plan on Aging. The current...

LeadingAge Center for Applied Research: 2016 Annual Report

Note: This is a reprint of a story published by LeadingAge on Dec. 13, 2016. The LeadingAge Center for Applied Research (CFAR) conducted groundbreaking research...

LeadingAge and UMass Boston establish LTSS Research Center

LeadingAge has teamed up with the Gerontology Institute at the University of Massachusetts Boston to establish the LeadingAge LTSS Center @UMass Boston. The center combines the expertise of applied and academic researchers with the unique perspectives of providers and consumers of long-term services and supports (LTSS).
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LeadingAge Quality Score Card released

The Public Policy Congress and the LeadingAge Quality and Risk Management Advisory Council has released the first version of the LeadingAge Quality Score Card. LeadingAge...

LeadingAge: Bill would establish new CBI-SNP demonstration program

LeadingAge says a bill introduced by Democratic Sen. Ben Cardin of Maryland and Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley of Iowa would establish a new Community-Based...
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South Dakota receives initial approval for its HCBS state transition plan

On June 2, 2017, CMS granted South Dakota initial approval of its Statewide Transition Plan (STP) to bring settings into compliance with the federal home and community-based services (HCBS) regulations.
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LeadingAge opens registration for PEAK Leadership Summit

LeadingAge is inviting the country’s top aging services business leaders, experts and advocates to Washington, D.C., for the PEAK Leadership Summit, its preeminent leadership...

Calls for regulatory relief are reaching HHS

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) today released a proposed rule to delay the effective date for the final rule on new...
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CMS posts Hospice and Home Health QRP training materials

CMS has posted post-training materials (with answers to polling questions) from the April 25 Hospice Data Submission and Reporting and from the May 3-4 Home Health QRP Provider Training in Baltimore.
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Nursing home excellence campaign rebranded under CDC

The 10-year-old Advancing Excellence in America’s Nursing Homes Campaign is being transition into a new program under the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...