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What You Need to Know About the Revised Virginia Assisted Living Regulations: Private Duty Personnel and Volunteers

What You Need to Know About the Revised Virginia Assisted Living Regulations: Private Duty Personnel and Volunteers

NLG continues its series of posts on certain key changes in the new Virginia assisted living regulations, scheduled to take effect February 1, 2018.  In this installment, we review new requirements for the use of private duty personnel and volunteers.  Keep reading THE LATEST from Nixon Law Group more information on the new ALF regulations and other healthcare happenings!

What You Need to Know About the Revised Virginia Assisted Living Regulations: Records & Reports

What You Need to Know About the Revised Virginia Assisted Living Regulations: Records & Reports

In this third installment of NLG posts summarizing the new Virginia assisted living regulations, we cover notable changes to requirements for Electronic Records and eSignatures, Incident Reporting, and Reports of Abuse, Neglect, or Exploitation.  These regulations are scheduled to take effect February 1, 2018, so keep checking back for THE LATEST from Nixon Law Group! 

What You Need to Know About the Revised Virginia Assisted Living Regulations: Infection Control

What You Need to Know About the Revised Virginia Assisted Living Regulations: Infection Control

This is the second NLG summary in our series on the revisions to Virginia’s Standards for Licensed Assisted Living Facilities, scheduled to take effect February 1, 2018.  The new regulations include changes to the timing for submitting incident reports, a new section addressing electronic records and electronic signatures, substantial revisions to requirements for infection control programs, and changes to the required content of the Disclosure Statement and admission agreements.  This summary focuses on changes to Infection Control regulations. 

CLIENT ALERT: Revisions to Virginia Assisted Living Regulations

CLIENT ALERT: Revisions to Virginia Assisted Living Regulations

Final regulations that comprehensively revise Virginia’s Standards for Licensed Assisted Living Facilities are scheduled to take effect February 1, 2018.  The new regulations include changes to the timing for submitting incident reports, a new section addressing electronic records and electronic signatures, substantial revisions to requirements for infection control programs, and changes to the required content of the Disclosure Statement and admission agreements.  This is the first in a series of summaries on key changes under the new assisted living regulations, so stay tuned! 

Nursing Homes and the CMS Rule Barring Arbitration Clauses

Nursing Homes and the CMS Rule Barring Arbitration Clauses

It just got easier to sue nursing homes. How do you protect your facility and your patients while still maintaining a profit?

This article is a high-level overview of the proposed changes by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), as well as the main points you as an Administrator need to know now.