IHCA ICAL Bulletin November 23, 2015
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Managed Care
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Information rollout is ongoing; Stay up to date!
(All)

DHS is rolling out information on managed care for providers and consumers at a fast pace. Here is the latest to help our members stay informed. Read More »

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Payment and Regulatory
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Failure to comply with ASCEND care plan may carry penalties
(NF)

PASRR Level II audits are being conducted across the state by ASCEND. Also, upcoming provider training will help providers make sure they are up to date on compliance issues. Read More »

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Carefully review new VA contracts before signing
(NF)

DOL announced earlier this year that the minimum wage for certain federal contracts will increase to $10.15 per hour beginning January 1, 2016. Read More »
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Get reminders for nurse license renewal
(SNF, AL, HHA)

Online service notifies providers of pending nurse licensure renewal notices and any disciplinary action taken by participating state Boards of Nursing.
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Education
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Winter Quarterly Education and Health Care Assistants Conference - Register now!
(All)

Register now for IHCA ICAL winter education conference events: the Winter Quarterly Education Conference and Healthcare Assistants Education Conference Read More »

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Plan ahead for 2016 education
(All)

Save the date for 2016 IHCA ICAL education! Check out our 2016 Education Calendar. Read More »

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Association News
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100 Great Iowa Nurses nominations open
(All)

We all know the long term services and supports profession has the most talented and dedicated nurse force in the state! Let's make sure our profession is well represented on the list of 100. Read More »
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Members need to create personal AHCA/NCAL login
(NF, AL, RCF)

IHCA and ICAL members need to create an individual login for the AHCA/NCAL websites and online resources by December 30. Read More »

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Assisted Living Resources
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NCAL resources for consumers
(AL)

Check out these new consumer resources from NCAL. Be sure to share with consumers! Read More »

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National News
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Independent owners meeting in San Diego in March
(NF, AL, RCF)

Registration is now open for the popular AHCA/NCAL Independent Owners Leadership Conference. Read More »

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Ready, Set, Engage!
(NF, AL, RCF)

The popular AHCA/NCAL Quality Summit is February 9-11, 2016, in San Antonio. Register now for this popular event! Read More »

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AHCA, NCAL & NAHC this week

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

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Education Calendar
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Home Health Care "5-Star" Conference, December 2, West Des Moines
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Restorative Nursing Program, December 3, West Des Moines
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Health Care Assistants Education Conference, December 9, Sheraton Hotel and Conference Center, 1800 50th St., West Des Moines
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IHCA Winter Quarterly Education Conference, December 9, Sheraton Hotel and Conference Center, 1800 50th St., West Des Moines
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Activity Professionals Home Study Course, Home Study Course
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ICAL Assisted Living Manager Certificate Program - Online, Ongoing, web-based
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Online Dementia Care Training and Individual Certification Program
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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.

West Des Moines area hotel discounts for IHCA ICAL members.

Map to the IHCA ICAL Education Center, 1775 90th Street, West Des Moines, IA.

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Managed Care
Payment and Regulatory
Education
Association News
Assisted Living Resources
National News
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