• Professional Liability Toolkit - AHCA

    May 14, 2015

    A newly revised Arbitration Agreement template is the first product being made available as part of the AHCA’s Professional Liability Toolkit.

    The revision replaces earlier versions, dated 2002 and 2004, said a memo about the product from Dianne De La Mare, AHCA vice president of legal affairs.

    “The association continues to assert that one of the best ways to avoid ...

  • Guidelines for Preventing Workplace Violence - OSHA

    May 07, 2015

    Jackson Lewis P.C. and Lyn Bentley, AHCA

    OSHA recently released an update to its
    Guidelines for Preventing Workplace Violence for Healthcare and Social Service Workers The publication includes industry best practices and provides some insight on how to reduce the risk of violence in various health care and social service settings. In the document, OSHA recommends that health care providers ...

  • Observation Stay Update

    April 13, 2015

    Association Applauds Rep. Courtney for Reintroducing Bill to Help Fix Observation Status Issue

    Legislation ensures time spent as outpatient, satisfies Medicare requirement

    Washington, D.C. – The American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL) today commended Congressman Joe Courtney (D-CT-2) for reintroducing the Improving Access to Medicare Coverage Act of 2015. The legislation ensures that time spent under "observation status" in a hospital ...

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