Assisted Living and Personal Care News

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09/15/2020

Antigen testing update: We are beginning to hear that nursing facilities are finding false positives with the BD Veritor antigen testing machines.  

09/15/2020
Revisions to the Families First Corona Response Act (FFCRA) narrow the scope of exempt employees. FFCRA implemented mandatory FMLA and paid time off requirements for employers with fewer than 500 employees and for health care workers.

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09/15/2020
DOH released PA HAN 525 with guidance for patients....

09/15/2020
DHS continues to work through CARES Act funding disbursements.  We have learned that checks are being sent out in alphabetical order by the email that filled out the application.
09/15/2020
Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) for Personal Care Services (PCS) Bulletin. DHS Office of Long-Term Living (OLTL) and Office of Developmental Programs (ODP) has issued the Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) for Personal Care Services (PCS) Bulletin, number 07-20-04, 54-20-04, 59-20-04, 00-20-03
09/15/2020
PA HAN 512  and PA HAN 507 contain information relating to Legionella...

 

09/15/2020
The following was posted to the DOH message board on Sept. 10....


09/15/2020

Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry announced that $4 million in Direct Care Worker Training Grants...

09/08/2020
If you or your staff are struggling and feeling the additional pressures from COVID-19, the Those Who Care Program is a no cost therapy for front line workers provided from Council for Relationships
09/08/2020
Open to Private Pay Assisted Living, Personal Care Homes, and Nursing Homes -Private pay AL, PCH and NF providers can apply between now and Sept. 13 through the Phase 2 General Distribution Portal.

CCRC News

09/15/2020
Revisions to the Families First Corona Response Act (FFCRA) narrow the scope of exempt employees. FFCRA implemented mandatory FMLA and paid time off requirements for employers with fewer than 500 employees and for health care workers.

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09/15/2020
DOH released PA HAN 525 with guidance for patients....

09/15/2020
The following was posted to the DOH message board on Sept. 10....


08/04/2020

PennDOT has extended the expiration dates for driver licenses through Aug. 31. The information and FAQs....

07/21/2020
Two CCRC applications and certificate of authority requests were posted in the PA Bulletin by the Department of Insurance. The requests are for North Wales and Pittsburgh.

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