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“The landscape of long term care policy is changing and senior living leaders would be well served to continue to lean in on the issues to shape the debates and steer the industry’s future."

Panelists at Argentum’s Public Policy Institute on Capitol Hill

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Kentucky Litigation Reform Legislation Signed Into Law

March 20, 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. – March 20, 2017 – Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin signed KY SB 4, An Act Relating to Medical Review Panels, into law March 16. This law establishes a medical review panel system for use in civil litigation relating to health care providers, including assisted living and personal care home providers. Malpractice claims against…

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Argentum Silver PAC Supports Recent Event for Senator Marco Rubio

March 6, 2017

Paul Williams, VP of Government Relations for Argentum, recently attended an event held for Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL). Senator Rubio is unique in understanding and championing the range of services offered to older adults in senior living communities.  His familiarity with senior living issues goes back to his service in the Florida Legislature where as House…

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Argentum Silver PAC Supports Recent Event for Senator John Cornyn

February 23, 2017

Paul Williams, VP of Government Relations for Argentum, recently attended an event held for Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) who serves as the Senate’s Majority Whip. Senator Cornyn has continually worked to remove barriers that impede workforce development for senior living and other industries. Senator Cornyn is confident the Administration and the Congress will address some of…

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CMS Clarifies Some Sprinkler System Requirements

January 4, 2017

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has clarified automatic sprinkler system installation requirements (PDF) in attic spaces in long-term care communities.

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Senate Report Asks Congress to Rein In Prescription Drug Costs

December 21, 2016

A bipartisan Senate report calls on Congress to take action to prevent huge cost increases on well-established prescription medicines. The Senate Special Committee on Aging reported the results of a year-long investigation this week, saying that some drug

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ACL Says 2017 Is the Year to ‘Age Out Loud’

December 15, 2016

The Administration on Community Living has announced the theme of Older Americans Month for 2017 – Age Out Loud.

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House Panel Reviews Spike in Federal Long-Term Care Insurance

December 6, 2016

A House subcommittee last week held a hearing on the federal long-term care insurance program, which recently came under fire for significantly higher premiums for federal workers.

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Argentum Commends New York Partner for Successful Advocacy

December 1, 2016

Argentum lauds state partner Argentum New York for its efforts in successfully advocating for passing legislation authorizing a new category of advanced home health aides to perform advanced tasks.

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Voters Continue to Approve Aid-in-Dying Measures

November 21, 2016

Colorado became the sixth state to approve language allowing terminally ill patients to end their own lives thanks to approximately two-thirds of voters supporting Proposition 106, the Colorado End-of-Life Options Act.

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Texas District Court Files Permanent Injunction Against Department of Labor’s Persuader Rule

November 17, 2016

Judge Samuel Cummings of the Northern District Court of Texas issued a permanent injunction against the Department of Labor’s (DOL) Persuader Rule.

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