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Argentum Discusses Labor Policy Concerns with Senator John Cornyn

February 16, 2017

At a recent meeting with business leaders, Argentum had the opportunity to discuss concerns about federal labor rules and regulations with Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) who serves as the Senate’s Majority Whip. Argentum raised concerns with Senator Cornyn specifically about the Ambush Election Rule, the Specialty Health Care Decision (micro-unions), and the Joint Employer Rule.…

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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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Senate Committee Floats Idea of New Medicare Code for Alzheimer’s Planning

November 1, 2016

Senate Finance Committee staff have issued a draft of legislation to address chronic care issues, which includes asking for a report to Congress to inform the development of a Medicare payment code for creating a long-term care plan for a beneficiary diag

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Alzheimer’s, Regulations, and Stakeholder Input Top of Mind at Argentum Policy Institute

September 28, 2016

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, said panelists at Argentum’s Public Policy Institute on Capitol Hi

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