Blog Topics

Rss Subscribe

AssuredPartners Blog

By Peggy Morrison, 03/13/2018
From January 1, 1985, to January 1, 2013, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) received 901 medical device reports related to bed rails. These reports described instances of residents being caught, trapped, entangled or strangled in hospital beds. Of these 901 incidents, 531 resulted in death. Over the past...
Read more...

By David Thurber, 03/05/2018
Often in a sexual harassment case, an employer will ignore the claim because they see it simply as a “he said - she said” standoff; a high-risk response at any time but certainly now in the #MeToo environment. It may be a good time to review best practices whenever a complaint of sexual harassment is...
Read more...

By Brian Lindahl, 02/27/2018
The AssuredPartners Senior Living team is an elite group of insurance and industry professionals with experience to deliver innovative risk management solutions to senior living businesses across the nation. They are passionate about providing excellent customer service and will be traveling the country this...
Read more...

By Kim Robson, 02/23/2018
A Government Accountability Office (GAO) Report released in January found that a review of half of the 48 states providing Medicaid assisted living services were unable to provide information related to critical resident incidents. This has resulted in a recommendation that Centers for Medicare & Medicaid...
Read more...

By Clete Richardson, 02/16/2018
Misplacing a cell phone is an easy thing to do but did you know that a smartphone can contain enough computing power to store the equivalent of 5,000 five-drawer filing cabinets worth of data? If a cell phone containing PHI (protected health information) is lost, it needs to be treated as a data breach. Even the...
Read more...

By Peggy Morrison, 12/26/2017
Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) is calling for the closure of an Illinois Veterans Home where 13 residents have died of Legionnaire’s disease since 2015. Durban states the Quincy facility should be closed until its 100-year-old plumbing system can be fixed or the state builds a new home, and that Governor Bruce...
Read more...

By Peggy Morrison, 12/11/2017
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced late in November that long-term care providers will be given 18 months to adapt to some of the new requirements for participation without facing penalties. When the interpretive guidance for Phase 2 of the new rules were released over the summer,...
Read more...

By George Gravenstine, 12/05/2017
1. Shortage of qualified workers Construction has been on the rise for the past few years and is expected to continue to grow in 2017. 70% of contractors say that they are having a challenging time finding qualified workers or professionals to fill these growing positions they will face in 2017. Companies have...
Read more...

By Jamie Reinert, 11/30/2017
AssuredPartners, Inc. is pleased to announce Chairman and CEO Jim Henderson has joined the Board of Trustees at Florida State University. Mr. Henderson is a Florida State University graduate with a B.A. B.S. in accounting and economics. The FSU Board of Trustees was created in 2001 setting policies for the...
Read more...

By Kim Robson, 11/30/2017
A recent report released forecasts the loss rate for long-term care facilities will continue to increase by 6% in 2018 with claim frequency and severity driving the increase at an expected 2% and 4% growth rate respectively.
Read more...

«« First |1 2 3 4 5 6 7 ... 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 | Last ››