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Florida Nursing Homes Required to Make Big Investments in Emergency Preparedness within 60 Days

The tragic deaths of eight nursing home residents in Hollywood, Fla., in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma prompted a number of policy changes. Legislation was introduced requiring seniors housing facilities to have emergency power sources for five days in the event of a power outage. Florida Governor Rick Scott announced an immediate rule requiring similar resources to be implemented at…
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2017 NIC Fall Conference Opening Session to Feature Lively Debate on Economic Issues

The impact of the Trump administration’s policies on economic growth is a matter of debate. So why not hold an actual debate? Two prominent and influential figures will debate the impact of recent policies on economic growth at the 2017 NIC Fall Conference being held later this month, Sept. 26-28, at the Sheraton Grand Chicago. Former Treasury Secretary Lawrence H.…
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A Commitment to Quality Makes a Difference for the Industry

By Liz Liberman, Health Care Analyst, NIC As quality increasingly is key to understanding a skilled nursing property’s performance, organizations across seniors housing and care are championing quality improvements. One clear example is the American Health Care Association (AHCA), which last week publicized several moves to promote quality in the nursing home industry. AHCA is a trade association that supports…
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