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Navigating Regulations

Beyond Medicare and Medicaid, businesses across the aging services sector are governed by different laws and regulations. Keep up to date on those laws and regulations here as well as how to plan and respond to them.
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CMS Guide to Durable Medical Equipment Business
Visit the Department of Health and Human Services DME page to jump-start your learning about how this field is regulated.

Regulations Guiding Adult Day Care Centers
This report from the Department of Health and Human Services provides a comprehensive and exhaustive look at regulations and requirement covering the adult day care industry including links to state-specific information.

Home Health Regulations
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has a comprehensive web site devoted to home health care regulations and much more.

Operating a Hospice Business
Straight from the Health Care Financing Administration, Department of Health and Human Service, learn about the conditions that a hospice program must meet in order to participate in federal programs.

Tracking Hospice Regulations
Stay on track with the latest hospice care regulations by visiting this site from the Department of Health and Human Services.

LTC Commission Issues Report
The Long-Term Care Commission issued its report of recommendations to fix long-term care services and supports. Read them here. What do you think? Will there be action? Should there be? And what role does self-responsibility for our health play in all of this?

Certificate of Need
If you are considering opening or buying a care facility, you need to understand what a certificate of need is and whether you need one in your state.

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