Posts tagged "long term care"

The Federal Commission on Long Term Care Issues Final Report

With the potential federal government shutdown, the Syrian civil war and the Navy Yard killings in the news, it is not surprising that the recently released final report of the federal Commission on Long-Term Care received scant attention in the media. Although a few perfunctory articles appeared, the recommendations neither stimulated public debate about how... Read more »

Obamacare and the Evolution of Medicare and Medicaid

A flurry of activity, envisioned by Obamacare (ACA) and driven by fiscal necessity, is beginning to transform how providers of long term services and supports (LTSS) address the needs of older adults. Despite the growing interest in how the ACA will change healthcare delivery for working Americans, there is not much public coverage on the changes, which... Read more »

Federal Commission on Long-Term Care: Friday Deadline Approaches

The America Taxpayer Relief Act (Act) of 2012 provides for a new federal Commission on Long-Term Care (Commission) to develop a plan for: the establishment, implementation and financing of a high-quality system to ensure the viability of long–term services and supports for individuals, individuals with substantial cognitive or functional limitations, other individuals who require assistance... Read more »

Fiscal Cliff Deal Impacts Long Term Care

The American Tax Payer Relief Act of 2012 includes the following two provisions relevant to the LTSS community: Repeal of the CLASS Program:  Implementation of the Community Living Assistance Services and Supports(CLASS) program, which was passed as part of the Affordable Care Act in 2010 and subsequently suspended in October 2011, was unceremoniously  repealed by the... Read more »
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    Bruce Lederman has over 25 years experience in the senior care field as a direct care provider and thought leader. Bruce was CEO and president of his own firm that operated skilled nursing facilities in Illinois. He is a former nursing home administrator and has consulted to numerous elder care providers on planning for strategic growth as well as process improvement. Recently he served as board chair of CJE SeniorLife, a leading non-profit elder care provider in the Chicago area. Bruce is currently employed as chief strategy officer for a company providing skilled nursing services in communities throughout Illinois and Missouri.

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