IHCA ICAL Bulletin May 12, 2014
Dedicated to promoting quality long term care
IHCA ICAL Website  |  Education Calendar  |  Careers  |  Facility Finder  |  Contact IHCA ICAL  |  Print Version
Regulatory and Payment
spacer
Boiler and pressure vessel fee changes
(All)

IHCA ICAL has been monitoring changes to the Boiler and Pressure Vessel Program fees, effective May 21, 2014. Read More »
spacer
2014 Medicaid Provider Training
(Medicaid)

IME letter announces the 2014 Medicaid Provider Training topics, dates and locations. Read More »

spacer
CMS discusses ICD-10 delay with provider groups
(NF, HHA)

The delay in ICD-10 launch doesn't mean a delay in the transition process. Make sure your nursing facility or home health agency is moving forward with its planning! Read More »

spacer
Update on BI and Elderly Waiver changes
(HCBS providers)

Overview of DHS administrative rule changes related to Brain Injury (BI) Waiver and Elderly Waiver. Read More »
spacer
Subacute mental health care rule
(NF)

IHCA ICAL recently received from DIA the draft administrative rules regarding subacute mental health care facilities. Read More »

spacer
Affordable Care Act
spacer
Contracting with ACOs: What SNFs need to know
(NF)

All post-acute care providers, especially nursing facilities, need to learn more about contracting with ACOs as the Affordable Care Act moves forward. Don't let your organization be left behind. Learn more from this free AHCA webinar. Read More »

spacer
HIPPA
spacer
Security risk assessment tool
(All)

HHS has released a Security Risk Assessment tool to help health care providers in small-to-medium sized offices conduct risk assessments of their organizations. Read More »
spacer
Workforce
spacer
NAHCA Conference: An opportunity not to be missed!
(All)

It's not very often a national conference for health care assistants comes to Iowa! Don't miss this opportunity to support your caregivers! Read More »

spacer
Scholarships for health care related degrees
(All)

Applications are now available for the 2014 IHCA Foundation Health Care Scholarships. Management and owners, please share this information with your staff members. Read More »

spacer
National News
spacer
AHCA, NCAL & NAHC this week

Here's your update on national long term and post-acute care and services news from AHCA/NCAL including Capitol Connections, NCAL Connections and the National Association for Home Care & Hospice website. Read More »

spacer
Education Calendar
spacer
Assisted Living Nurses Conference, May 15, 9:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m., West Des Moines
spacer
SE District Education, May 20, 10 a.m.-12 p.m., West Liberty 
spacer
SW District Education, May 22, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Atlantic 
spacer
The Art of ICD-10 Coding for Home Health, May 27-28, West Des Moines CANCELLED
spacer
Strategies to Avoid Using Antipsychotic Drugs, June 10, 10-11 a.m., webinar
spacer
Dietary Managers Conference, June 11, West Des Moines
spacer
Summer Quarterly Education Conference, June 17, Prairie Meadows Events Center, Altoona
spacer
SNF Medicare Review, June 18, West Des Moines
spacer
ICAL Assisted Living Manager Certificate Program - Online, Ongoing, web-based
spacer
Activity Professionals Home Study Course, Home Study Course
spacer
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.
spacer
Map to the IHCA ICAL Education Center, 1775 90th Street, West Des Moines, IA.
spacer
West Des Moines area hotel discounts for IHCA ICAL members.
spacer
spacer
In This Issue
Regulatory and Payment
Affordable Care Act
HIPPA
Workforce
National News
Follow Us
Mission Statement
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.
Bulletin Archives
 
AHCA NCAL logos

IHCA ICAL's newest ECSI Preferred Vendor!
Administered by CCMSI
IHCA ICAL • 1775 90th Street • West Des Moines, IA 50266
(800) 422-3106 toll-free • (515) 978-2204 office • (515) 978-2209 fax • www.iowahealthcare.org

To ensure delivery, please add info@iowahealthcare.org to your email address book or Safe Sender List. If you are still having problems receiving our communications, see our white-listing page for more details.

To unsubscribe please click here.
AHCA ncal Twitter Facebook LinkedIn Google Plus