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October 2019 Five-Star Ratings and New Abuse Notification

The release of the October Five-Star ratings observed a few more revisions to the system effecting nursing facilities (NF).  Although not as significant as what was experienced in April 2019, there were a few tweaks and modifications to the quality measure categories and the health inspection rating calculations. Similar to the July ratings, 69% of […]

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Healthcare data breaches can threaten your financial well-being

Like many sectors of the economy, the healthcare industry regularly suffers data breaches. Healthcare analytics company Protenus has found that nearly 32 million patient records were breached between January and June 2019 alone. Alarmed? You should be. However, there are steps you can take to reduce the risk that thieves will get a hold of […]

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How many directors does your nonprofit’s board need?

State law typically specifies the minimum number of directors a not-for-profit must have on its board. But so long as organizations fulfill that requirement, it’s up to them to determine how many total board members they need. Several guidelines can help you arrive at the right number. Small vs. large Both small and large boards […]

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Defrauded? Prioritize evidence preservation

You may suspect that an employee has stolen from your company. But without evidence of a crime, you’ll have a hard time pursuing prosecution. So if you discover fraud, first call your attorney. Then take immediate steps to preserve the evidence. Safeguard paper documents Place any hard documents related to the possible fraud in a […]

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