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The Most Important Questions for Home Health Care Providers to Answer

Posted on: May 17, 2019 by Chris Murray

In the United States, the home health care industry provides healthcare for millions of people. Each year, seniors have increasingly moved away from the long-term care facilities model, preferring instead to remain in their homes and to have caregivers visit them on a weekly or daily schedule. As a result, the home health care industry […] Read More

Posted in: blog Home Health Care

Alcohol-Resistant Bacteria: A Rising Threat in Infections

Posted on: May 10, 2019 by Chris Murray

Infection control practices are used by healthcare facilities to protect patients and staff. Most facilities have rigorous systems in place to prevent the spread of dangerous diseases, including personal protective equipment requirements, handwashing protocols, and hand sanitizing stations located in patient rooms and common areas. For many healthcare providers, a quick spray of alcohol-based hand […] Read More

Posted in: blog Nursing Home

Caitlin Morgan Announces New Vermont Office, Welcomes Dustin Partlow, CPA as Senior Vice President

Posted on: May 7, 2019 by Caitlin Morgan

Caitlin Morgan Announces New Vermont Office, Welcomes Dustin Partlow, CPA as Senior Vice President Experienced captive insurance professional, Director, and auditor Dustin Partlow has been named Senior Vice President of Caitlin Morgan Insurance Services, which also announced a new expansion. INDIANAPOLIS, IN – May 7, 2019 – Caitlin Morgan Insurance Services is a wholesale insurance […] Read More

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Pets in Nursing Homes: Are They Safe?

Posted on: May 3, 2019 by Chris Murray

Across the country, people enjoy the companionship and individuality of their pets. In many cases, pet owners treat their furry friends as family members, deriving great pleasure from their company. As we age, pets have been shown to provide comfort and to help alleviate loneliness. In fact, as many people seek the assistance of a […] Read More

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Workers’ Compensation Issues for Small Businesses

Posted on: April 24, 2019 by Gerry Dumke

Small business owners play an important role in communities across the United States. Small businesses have long been known to add value to their communities, providing the goods and services locals need. The business owners know that there are many challenges to face when it comes to operating a small company. One of these challenges […] Read More

Posted in: blog Workers Comp Workers Compensation

Key Topics for Assisted Living Facilities to Implement in Their Training

Posted on: April 19, 2019 by Chris Murray

Caring for seniors is a specialized part of the healthcare industry. This healthcare sector requires a unique skill set on the part of caregivers, and also requires numerous specialized facility operations. With the ever-changing face of the healthcare industry, new regulations and practices continue to evolve, forcing care facilities to adapt or to perish. Among […] Read More

Posted in: Assisted Living Facility Insurance blog

Improving Safety for Home Health Care Providers

Posted on: April 10, 2019 by Chris Murray

The home health care industry is growing across the United States, with thousands of caregivers providing compassionate care to millions of people with severe or chronic health conditions. In the U.S. alone, this sector of the overall medical industry is worth an estimated $85 billion, and is expected to continue growth in the coming years […] Read More

Posted in: blog Home Health Care

What Happens When a Nursing Home is Fined

Posted on: April 5, 2019 by Chris Murray

The multibillion-dollar nursing home industry provides care for millions of Americans, particularly elderly residents and those with significant physical and cognitive disabilities. Nursing home facilities are regulated on both the state and federal level; regulatory agencies like the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services are tasked with penalizing those facilities that do not comply with […] Read More

Posted in: blog Nursing Home

Exploring the Changes the Current Administration Has Made to the Nursing Home Industry

Posted on: April 3, 2019 by Chris Murray

Among his many campaign elements, Donald J. Trump promised to deregulate significant portions of the healthcare industry, cutting fines and easing restrictions imposed by the Affordable Care Act — spearheaded by his predecessor, Barack Obama. Healthcare operations like nursing homes foresaw major shifts in regulation, allowing them to potentially save substantial money in expenses in […] Read More

Posted in: blog Nursing Home

What is a Workers’ Compensation Experience Modification Rating, and How Can it Lower Your Clients’ Workers’ Compensation Costs?

Posted on: March 29, 2019 by Gerry Dumke

In the business world, one of the largest expenses employers will face is that of workers’ compensation insurance. Workers’ comp was developed to protect employers and their staff, giving them the financial stability to grow without the monetary risks associated with on-the-job injuries and illnesses. In certain high-risk industries – those with dangerous operating environments […] Read More

Posted in: blog Workers Comp Workers Compensation