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Don't Miss the HIPAA Compliance: A Time for Action Regional Seminars!

Learn about what you need to know about HIPAA Compliance in Assisted Living. Get a step by step action plan and real world trends and advice.



ISPs and Assessment - Standards of Practice

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News from Wisconsin Assisted Living News Blog

Avoid Fines! Media Licensing in Assisted Living

(Added 08/19/2014) More
Many senior living facilities are not aware that by playing movies and music in the common areas of your community opens you up to what can be significant fines for copyright infringement. Yes, the CD plugged in for a workout class, the Friday night showing a much-loved movie, the iPod speakers used for a sing-along […]

Two Contracts for Family Care Awarded

(Added 08/19/2014) More
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services is awarding two managed care organization (MCO) contracts for Family Care in Geographic Service Regions 9 and 10. The contracts will go to Community Care Inc. in Milwaukee and Lakeland Care District in Fond du Lac. Geographic Service Region 9 includes Fond du Lac, Manitowoc and Winnebago counties. Geographic […]

Alzheimer’s & Dementia Alliance Recognizes First Dementia Friendly Businesses in Middleton

(Added 08/05/2014) More
Alzheimer’s & Dementia Alliance of Wisconsin Press Release: In partnership with the Alzheimer’s & Dementia Alliance of Wisconsin (ADAW), Middleton businesses are leading the way to a dementia friendly Dane County. At 9:00 a.m. on Thursday, August 7, 2014, ADAW will recognize Walgreens, the State Bank of Cross Plains, Ace Hardware of Middleton Springs, Fitzgerald’s […]

Silver Alert Goes Live August 1, 2014

(Added 08/05/2014) More
The state’s new Silver Alert law goes into effect last week Friday, August 1. This law, which passed in the Legislature earlier this year, creates a statewide alert system similar to an Amber Alert for missing adults at risk, including people with dementia or a developmental disability. Silver Alerts will go out by email, text […]

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A Guide to Collaborating with other Assisted Living Providers

There are some providers who feel unhappy with the way that they are negotiating and being treated by their MCOs. There has been some talk of “banding together.” WALA always encourages collaboration, but the law prohibits collusion among competitors that might interfere with the normal law of supply and demand. To that end, WALA contracted with Reinhart Bourner Van Deuren to provide background on this issue. Clearly, you as a provider will do as you feel you must, and this information may help guide you in your own decision making. Please see the Anti-trust Memorandum from Reinhart Bourner Van Deuren for more information. (Document is password protected and for members only. Please contact the WALA office for password).

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