The Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) is coming to the District of Columbia. The Department of Health Care Finance (DHCF) will hold a pre-solicitation conference to answer questions from interested providers before the release of the Request for Proposals. Learn how you can participate.
DC PACE Program RFP Coming
LifeSpan Holiday Message 2018
The Role of Hospice and Homecare in Emergency Preparedness
Recent events are changing the notion that hospice and homecare do not have a role in emergency preparedness. Read on to learn about their evolving role.
2018 Movie Licensing Requirement
Have you ever considered how copyright law applies when movies are shown within your community? Probably not, but you should. Read more to find out how you may be at risk.
MD Department of Health Appointments Announced
Secretary Robert Neall has announced the appointment of Dr. Howard Haft as the new executive director for the Maryland Primary Care Program (MDPCP) and Fran Phillips as the new deputy secretary for Public Health Services. For more information, click here.
Governor Larry Hogan, Federal Government Sign Maryland Model All-Payer Contract
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.
CMS Launches Data Element Library
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.
Function Focused Care Training for ALs
Opportunity available for training for Assisted Living communities in the area of function focused care. Get more information here.
Maryland 3% Rate Increase Approved
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.
Training on Discharge Planning for SNFs
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.