Recent Articles

By Brian Lindahl, 10/08/2018
“Look. Listen. Learn. Be aware. Fire can happen anywhere.” This is the theme for this year’s Fire Prevention Week, October 7-13, 2018. Look for places a fire can start Listen for the sound of the smoke alarm Learn two ways out of each room These basic tips can not only decrease your risk...
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By Kevin Rettberg, 09/18/2018
It is rare for the American Trucking Association (ATA) and the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) to agree wholeheartedly on much of anything. Their interests often diverge, and it creates legislative challenges. However, when it comes to the Compliance, Safety, Accountability (CSA) scoring...
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Are Federal Regulations Looming for Assisted Living Providers Serving Medicaid Residents?
02/23/2018

A Government Accountability Office (GAO) Report released in January found that a review of half of the 48 states providing Medicaid assisted living services were unable to provide information related to critical resident incidents.  This has resulted in a recommendation that Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) engage to improve state reporting.

Forty-eight states monitor the following events: physical assault, emotional abuse and sexual assault/abuse; then there is a drop off in other types of events requiring reporting.  The GAO goes on to further recommend standards should be established by CMS for all states to annually report key information on critical incidents to CMS.

AssuredPartners’ clinical team stands ready to assist Assisted Living providers in reviewing current practices, monitoring and interpreting any potential federal regulations, along with any educational needs.  To learn more about our best-in-class insurance and risk management programs and services as well as our extensive in-house resources, visit AssuredPartners Senior Living Risk Solutions.