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Home Care An Alternative

Home Care An Alternative

Home Care An Alternative

Home Care An Alternative

Your elderly parent or grandparent may need someone who can be there twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week in order to have the care that they require.
Home care and nursing home care are not synonymous.Home care encompasses a much wider scope of services, ranging from the meeting of simple personal needs to comprehensive medical support. Home care is an emotional and potentially expensive issue to sort through at any time.
Home Care is an alternative to nursing home care that enables us to maintain a high degree of independence and private living for as long as possible do exist.
Among the factors why seniors move to assisted living fa...

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Nurse Ratio Legislation Needed

Nursing

Nurse Ratio Legislation Needed

Nurse Ratio Legislation Needed

American health care is being seriously squeezed by a nursing shortage. The number of aging Americans requiring more healthcare is increasing, while the number of registered nurses is decreasing. Because of the shortage, nurses often work longer hours with much heavier patient loads than they have in the past. Various plans have been proposed to provide sufficient nurse staffing. Many groups, including the American Nurses Association (ANA) are fighting for legislation that would set nurse staffing ratios.

Several studies have shown that inadequate staffing of nurses has a serious, detrimental effect on patient care and health...

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Long Term Care and How to Pay for It

Longterm Care

Long Term Care and How to Pay for It

Long Term Care and How to Pay for It

Long term care and how to pay for it must be addressed well in advance of the actual need. Long-term care, the care needed in the near future, perhaps because of permanent conditions such as arthritis, stroke or dementia. It may mean help, such as washing, dressing or eating – in your own homes or in nursing homes.

As you age, you may develop health problems that could make it difficult to cope with daily tasks. So, there is a big possibility that one day you might need help and assistance to stay in your own home or move into a nursing home.

Every State can provide little help to cover this treatment, depending on y...

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Medicare Supplement Plans Have Guaranteed Issue Periods

Medicare

Medicare Supplement Plans Have Guaranteed Issue Periods

Medicare Supplement Plans Have Guaranteed Issue Periods

Medicare Supplement plans have guaranteed issue periods that allow individuals to apply for a plan without denying you coverage, excluding your pre-existing conditions, or charging you more because of any health conditions. These guaranteed issue (GI) rights are Federally-mandated by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and apply to you all Medicare-enrollees who are in one of these specific situations.

The GI rights generally occur when your current health care coverage is changing in a certain way or you are involuntarily losing your coverage...

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Occupational Health Services Can Add To The Bottom Line

Occupational Health Services Can Add To The Bottom Line

Occupational Health Services Can Add To The Bottom Line

Occupational Health Services Can Add To The Bottom Line

Occupational health services can add to the bottom line for any company large or small.

Issues that can be resolved by using occupational health services are vastly lowering absenteeism, identifying and rectifying poor performance by individuals, reduce insurance claims as a result of accidents in the workplace, and making a positive impact on company pension schemes.

Employers are bound by the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999 to make certain that workplace activities do not impact on the health of employees.

A typical ...

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CMS Delays HCBS Rule for Three Years

CMS Delays HCBS Rule for Three Years

CMS Delays HCBS Rule for Three Years

CMS Delays HCBS Rule for Three Years

CMS delays HCBS rule for three years. This provides an additional three years to comply with the home and community based services for Medicaid beneficiaries.

The new time line was announced in an informational bulletin from Brian Neale, director of the agency’s Center for Medicaid and Chip services moves the deadline from March 17,2019 to March 17, 2022.

In 2014 new reimbursement rules for home and community based settings was established with the goal of having beneficiaries be able to receive services that would be more easily integrated into community based programs rather than skilled nursing facilities. Numerous

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Using HIPAA as a Guide for Legal Transcription Services

Using HIPAA as a Guide for Legal Transcription Services

Using HIPAA as a Guide for Legal Transcription Services

Using HIPAA as a Guide for Legal Transcription Services

Using HIPAA as a guide for legal transcription services enhances a companies standards. Every industry and company has a certain set of standards that they work by in order to maintain an ethical and moral stance & deliver unprecedented customer service – In some business, a promise of service at a certain level isn’t enough for consumers and governmental or regulatory agencies. In the case of medical and health information, HIPAA is one of those regulatory systems that is designed to maintain a minimum level of confidentiality when it comes to patients medical records and perso...

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Emergency Medical Services

Emergency Medical Services

Emergency Medical Services

Emergency Medical Services

In India, emergency medical service is regarded as an evolving discipline in the field of healthcare. Even though EMS made quite a progress, the need for a well-equipped and coordinated EMS system to respond to emergencies still remains a distant reality.
Statistics
The World Health Organisation (WHO) in its report on emergency medical cases indicates that by 2020 road crashes will be a major killer in India, accounting for 546,000 deaths. Although India has only one per cent of the world’s motor vehicles, it still accounts for six per cent of the total global Road Traffic Accidental (RTA) deaths...

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