Category Archives: Senior Living

How to Identify Tax Season Phishing Scams

It comes as no surprise that there is fraud during tax season. This year, the IRS is warning businesses of a recurring e-mail phishing scheme directly targeting businesses. IRS Commissioner John Koskinen said this is one of the most dangerous email phishing scams they’ve seen in a long time and it can result in the […]

CNA Webinar: Aging Services 2016 Claim Report

Recently we reported that CNA released their 2016 Aging Services Claim Report, which is a collection of data from 2011-2015, that analyzes senior living professional liability closed claims. Authors of the publication, Ellen Wodika and Patricia Harmon, will lead a webinar discussing closed claims related to professional liability, commercial, cyber liability and automobile exposures arising […]

Copyright Laws: Is Your Business Compliant?

Do you play music or movies in common areas of your senior living community? Chances are you have and you may be violating federal copyright laws. If you have received a letter from a company claiming you are violating federal copyright law, think twice before immediately pitching these letters as they may not be junk […]

The Most Common Causes of Healthcare Breaches

According to Experian, healthcare organizations will be the most targeted sector with new, sophisticated attacks emerging. The top causes of security breaches of healthcare data can all be prevented with the right measures. According to Verizon Enterprise Solutions, the three most common security problems are the loss or theft of laptops, improper or criminal accessing […]

January 27, 2017- Compliance Observer Alert- President Trump’s ACA Executive Order

January 27, 2017 President Trump’s ACA Executive Order Last week, as promised during his campaign, President Trump officially took a first step toward unraveling the ACA (the “Act”). In his first act as President, Trump signed  an Executive Order broadly directing federal agencies with authority and responsibility under the Act to waive, defer, grant exemptions […]

Spot and Prevent Sepsis with These Tips

Sepsis is a serious and life-threatening response to an infection in the body. Sepsis most commonly occurs in individuals over the age of 65 who have chronic diseases or weakened immune systems and ranks in the top 10 causes of death in the elderly. Healthcare providers should prioritize infection control and prevention so that sepsis […]

The ACA Repeal Process Begins

On Jan. 13, 2017, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a budget resolution for fiscal year 2017 to begin the process of repealing the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The budget resolution does not itself repeal the ACA, but it does pave the way for Republicans to use special budget procedures to repeal and likely replace […]

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