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[ad_1] The Pollution Control Board unit in Eloor issued a notice to the public sector FACT Udyogmandal ammonia plant on Wednesday regarding the milky white discharge from the company’s premises through the storm water drain to the Periyar in Edamula. Inspections by PCB officials revealed that the cooling water pipe, which had caused a leak, …

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released a final rule Thursday that changes discharge planning requirements for home care providers. Overall, the changes are part of CMS’s efforts to make patients a more active part of their care transitions out of the hospital and into other settings. “This respects President Trump’s executive order …

CMS released final rules on Wednesday that reduce some of the regulatory mandates for Medicare and Medicaid providers, but discharge planning requirements for hospitals, critical access hospitals and home health agencies. News from the agency burden rule flexible staffing requirements and $843 million in first-year savings, or more than $8 billion in cost savings over …

[ad_1] Registration is now open for the annual HANYS Strategies, Weapons and Tactics Program, which takes place October 23-24 in Saratoga Springs. SWAT 2019 focuses on a growing problem: long discharge times for patients with complex needs who cannot easily be placed in non-hospital settings. Visit our website for full event details and to register. …