IHCA Bulletin - 07/06/2010  (Plain Text Version)

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In this issue:
Regulatory
•  Change in criminal background checks
•  New from CMS
•  Be prepared: Review flood disaster plans now!
Health Care Reform
•  Federal agencies issue "Grandfather" rule
•  Seek support for Medicaid Reform
•  Resources on Medicare bundling pilot program
•  Health insurance reform and consumer protection rule released
National News
•  AHCA this week
•  Driving for Quality Care RV Tour to make Iowa stop
Awards
•  Iowa recipients of AHCA/NCAL Quality Awards
•  Iowa CNAs shine at NAHCA annual convention
•  Your programs and people are winners! Nominate them today!
Health Information Technology
•  Watch for Iowa e-Health assessment in e-mail
Education
•  Don't be left in the dark on MDS and health care reform
•  Now's the time to get AL management certified
•  AHCA/NCAL convention early bird registration ends July 21
Resources
•  Free consumer education materials
•  Featured Associate Member

 

Featured Associate Member

A’viands Food & Services Management provides solutions to nursing homes and senior housing facilities that improve client satisfaction, increase occupancy and deliver financial savings in their food service programs.

A’viands Food & Services Management provides solutions to nursing homes and senior housing facilities that improve client satisfaction, increase occupancy and deliver financial savings in their food service programs. A‘viands provides the personal touch with local resources and support. They take time to know their clients personally by working together to build a solutions-based relationship that delivers real results.

To learn more about the services offered by A’viands, contact JoAnn Taie at 612.749.1154 or visit their website at www.aviands.com.