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The new five-year contract for an innovative healthcare provider payment system is expected to save $1 billion, lower costs, and improve quality for consumers.  Learn more about this unique and innovative model here.   

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced the agency’s first Data Element Library (DEL), a free database that supports the exchange of electronic health information. Learn more about this resource from CMS.  

 

Opportunity available for training for Assisted Living communities in the area of function focused care.  Get more information here.

LifeSpan Network applauds Gov. Hogan for his approval of a 3% rate increase for long-term services and supports (LTSS) providers as part of the state’s fiscal year 2019 budget. Read about it here.

Guidance in creating discharge plans?  Yes, please!  Register now to reserve your seat at one of two Improving Nursing Home Discharge Planning trainings being offered this summer.

There is an increased risk of falls or death among older adults using opioids, reports this article

What you need to know about medical marijuana in Maryland nursing homes. 

DLLR has posted the following guidance on their website for implementation of the new Paid Sick Leave law, effective February 11, 2018:

http://www.dllr.state.md.us/paidleave/

HHS and Maryland have entered into an agreement to continue Maryland’s All Payor Contract under the current terms for one additional year, through December 31, 2019.  Get the details here 

The Discharge Planning Toolkit, the latest asset offered by The Beacon Institute and funded by a grant from OHCQ, offers specific tools and  and resources for facilities when discharging a resident.  

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