Category Archives: Senior Living

Celebrate National Nursing Home Week

As an insurance and risk management partner to hundreds of nursing homes, AssuredPartners NL would like to extend a “thank you” to our nursing home clients for providing care and services to those in need. National Nursing Home Week is May 14-20 and this year the nation will salute skilled nursing care centers and the […]

Webinar: Resident Falls and Pressure Injuries

Falls and pressure injuries in the aging population are two risk and quality of life areas identified in the CNA Aging Services 2016 Claim Report published last fall. CNA Risk Control Consultants, Traci Espenship, Loretta Mick, and Michelle O’Neil will explore the increase in rising acuity levels and their effect on aging services communities in […]

Nondiscrimination Rules for Benefit Plans

One of the final provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the nondiscrimination rules for insured health plans, has not and may not become effective under the Trump Administration.  But did you know there are other nondiscrimination rules for benefit plans that have been in place for years? Cafeteria plans, self-insured health plans, dependent care […]

On the Rise: Abuse and Rape in Nursing Homes

Join our Senior Risk Management Consultant and Business Development Director, Barbara Peterson, for a complimentary webinar on abuse and rape in nursing homes on Thursday, April 27 at 2:00pm EST. She will discuss symptoms and physical signs of sexual abuse, as well as regulations for the investigation process. Participants will learn effective techniques to: Identify […]

Violence in the Workplace – Are You Protected?

Violence in our society does not only occur outside the workplace, as each year many employees are victims and perpetrators of violent acts. Homicides have become the third leading cause of fatal occupational injuries in the United States. Employers must endeavor to prevent the serious problem of workplace violence in an effort to protect employees […]

Join AssuredPartners NL and Risk Management Solutions at the OHCA Convention

The annual Ohio Health Care Convention will be held May 1 – 4 at the Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, Ohio. AssuredPartners NL and Risk Management Solutions will each have a booth on the expo floor.  Our Risk Management Solutions team member, Barbara Peterson, will present – Memory Care Steps and Strategies to Minimize Risk […]

Why Senior Living Communities are Going Green

Not only do senior living communities want to go green for the environment and the economic savings, the residents want to go green as well. Going green is becoming the new norm and will become the standard in the future.   Seniors who live in green communities enjoy the environmentally-friendly buildings as they offer airy spaces, […]

The AHCA: What Employers Can Expect

On March 6, 2017, the House Ways and Means Committee and the House Energy and Commerce Committee, each released budget reconciliation bills. These pieces of legislation are part of the House Republican’s American Health Care Act (AHCA), the legislation designed to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA).  On March 9, the recommendations cleared […]

Tips to Prepare for a Cyber Security Disaster

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) advised earlier this year that long-term care providers should incorporate cyber security into their emergency preparedness plans. Providers can benefit by adopting an “all-hazards approach” to alleviating cyber attacks. According to CMS, the all-hazards approach will allow providers to “focus on a full spectrum of emergencies or […]

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