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HUD guidance clarifies importance of supportive services in affordable seniors housing

The US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) recently released new guidance to reinforce the importance of supportive service programs for older adults living in subsidized affordable housing.

This guidance applies to the Multifamily Section 202 Supportive Housing for Elderly program. The new supportive service plans are intended to ensure that residents live independently … Read More >>>

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CMS overhauls hospice survey process in newly published guidance

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has completely overhauled the survey process for hospices. The revision goes into effect immediately. The 196-page memo provides the details of the changes to Appendix M of the State Operations Manual and CMS Hospice Basic Surveyor Training.

The refining of the CMS hospice survey process is “to … Read More >>>