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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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California Rule Toughens Violence Prevention Protocols in Health Care Settings

November 1, 2016

A new California rule requires hospitals and other health entities to institute violence prevention protocols to protect employees from abuse, reports Kaiser Health News.

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Connecticut Senator Challenges NHL on Concussion Research

August 18, 2016

This week, Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) sent a letter to the National Hockey League (NHL) Commissioner, urging the league to establish an independent fund to sponsor research on the linkage of hockey, head trauma, and brain disease.

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Lawmakers Propose Significant Funding Cuts for Social Security Administration

August 11, 2016

The Social Security Administration may have to reduce services and furlough employees if appropriations bills from the House and Senate are successful.

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District Court Ruling Halts Labor Department ‘Persuader Rule’

June 29, 2016

The Northern District Court of Texas issued a nationwide injunction Tuesday against a wide-reaching Labor Department rule governing union organizing and collective braining known as the “persuader rule.”

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

June 28, 2016

The Northern District Court of Texas issued a nationwide injunction against the Department of Labor’s (DOL) Persuader Rule. This injunction will prevent the DOL’s Persuader Rule from going into effect Friday, July 1, 2016.

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New York’s Older Adults Win as State Expands Home Health Aide Tasks

June 23, 2016

The New York State Assembly and Senate passed Assembly Bill 10707/Senate Bill 8110 on June 16. The measure will allow Advanced Home Health Aides (AHHA) to perform some nursing tasks such as the administration of certain medications while under the superv

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Argentum Applauds Argentum New York for Legislative Victory

June 23, 2016

The New York State Assembly and Senate passed Assembly Bill 10707/Senate Bill 8110 on June 16. The measure will allow Advanced Home Health Aides (AHHA) to perform some nursing tasks such as the administration of certain medications while under the supervi

Research Article

Argentum Report Analyzes State Building Regulations for Assisted Living

June 23, 2016

Argentum is offering a 115-page report “Building Regulation and Assisted Living: A National Analysis Report” to educate the industry about the web of regulations throughout the states and to offer suggestions for better state agency coordination.

Research Article

Argentum Report: Building Regulation and Assisted Living

June 16, 2016

Argentum recently released “Building Regulation and Assisted Living: A National Analysis Report,” identifying the different ways each state regulates how an assisted living community can be built.

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Nearly 2,000 Communities Attest to Phase 1 of Argentum Standards of Senior Living

June 8, 2016

Argentum launched the first phase of professional standards for operators of senior living communities this year and is looking to identify more comprehensive quality standards for Phase 2.

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