IHCA ICAL Bulletin December 9, 2013
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Reimbursement
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CMS approves home health LUPA reimbursement rate
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LUPA reimbursement rates approved for Iowa home health agencies. Read More »

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Quality Initiative
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It's the perfect time to start Trend Tracker!
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AHCA's Long Term Care Trend Tracker has become the data management tool-of-choice for nearly 150 IHCA member facilities. If you are not already using the FREE Trend Tracker tool as part of your Quality Initiative efforts, you should start NOW! Learn more about the basics of Trend Tracker with two upcoming FREE webinars. Read More »

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It's National Influenza Vaccination Week
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Every person who works or volunteers in a health care setting plays an important role in protecting the frail and elderly during flu season. Here are some resources to help in your organization's efforts to promote influenza immunizations. Read More »
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Don't miss Friday call featuring IHCA member's best practices
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IHCA member, Spurgeon Manor in Dallas Center is being featured in the Friday, December 13, Telligen teleconference to discuss how they successfully eliminated the off-label use of antipsychotics in their dementia unit. Read More »

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ALs urged to register for national PSO
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ICAL Board of Directors discuss the importance of member assisted living providers' participation in the National Patient Safety Organization (PSO) for Assisted Living. Read More »

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Association News
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UPDATED: 2014 Education Calendar
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This updated version of the 2014 Education Calendar has important date changes you will want to note. Read More »

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National News
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'We Are the Solution' hits mainstream media
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AHCA/NCAL's We Are the Solution launches media campaign to reach federal elected officials. Read More »

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AHCA/NCAL this week

Here's your update on the latest in national long term care news from AHCA/NCAL including Capitol Connections and NCAL ConnectionsRead More »

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Education Calendar
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Restorative Nursing Program, December 11, West Des Moines
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Environmental Service Managers Conference, December 12, West Des Moines
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IDR Process Review - Changes Effective January 2014, January 9, 2014, 10-11 a.m., webinar
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ICAC Renewal Program (MDS 3.0 Re-Certification), January 15, 2014, West Des Moines
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MDS 3.0 Certification—ICAC Program, January 21-23, 2014, West Des Moines
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ICAL Assisted Living Manager Certificate Program - Online, Ongoing, web-based
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Activity Professionals Home Study Course, Home Study Course
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Click on the event link to learn more about each educational offering and to register. If you have additional questions, contact Georgene Olson at 800.422.3106.
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Map to the IHCA ICAL Education Center, 1775 90th Street, West Des Moines, IA.
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IHCA ICAL is dedicated to promoting quality long term
and post-acute care through professional development and shaping public and private policy through effective advocacy.
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