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Free Clock Hour on New Electronic Monitoring Law

On September 24, 2019 by Adam Suomala

October District Meetings will feature a one-hour session on the new electronic monitoring law that will take effect Jan. 1, 2020. Business Partner Attorney Rebecca Coffin will review what the current law says (and doesn’t say), as well as the changes ahead that you need to understand for when the people you serve want to install an electronic monitoring device.  

House and Senate Pass HHS Bills; Next Stop – Conference Committee

On April 30, 2019 by Kari Thurlow

The Legislature returned from its spring recess and picked up the pace on passing its major finance bills, including the Health and Human Services budget. 

Senate HHS Budget Bills: No Cuts to Nursing Homes; Rate Enhancement for Some EW Providers

On April 10, 2019 by Kari Thurlow

The two Minnesota Senate Committees that have oversight over the Health and Human Services (HHS) budgets unveiled their omnibus budget bills this week. We were very pleased that the Senate bills do not include the Governor's proposals to cut nursing home funding or create a new, but seriously flawed, property rate system for nursing homes.  

MDH Commissioner Malcolm Shares Progress Report on OHFC, Abuse Working Groups

On January 29, 2019 by Libbie Chapuran

Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) Commissioner Jan Malcolm shared updates regarding improvements at the Office of Health Facility Complaints (OHFC) and overviews of the work done on the Elder and Vulnerable Adult Abuse Working Groups in front of the Senate Family Care and Aging Committee and the House Long-term Care Subcommittee.   

Electronic Monitoring Work Group Submits Report to Legislature

On January 17, 2017 by Jonathan Lips

The Residential Care and Services Electronic Monitoring Workgroup has submitted its Final Report to the chairs and ranking minority members of the legislative committees with jurisdiction over civil law, judiciary, and health and human services. 

Electronic Monitoring Workgroup Digging into Policy Issues

On November 1, 2016 by Jonathan Lips

The next meeting of the Residential Care and Services Electronic Monitoring Workgroup is set for Wednesday, Nov. 9 from 3 p.m.to 5 p.m. at the Minnesota Senate Building, Room 2412, 95 University Avenue W., Saint Paul. The group will begin to dig into the details of policy issues on electronic monitoring.

Drug Diversion, Electronic Monitoring Focus of Elder Abuse Discussion at June Board Retreat

On June 29, 2016 by Jodi Boyne

Three of the state’s leaders in elder justice, consumer protection and health care regulation joined the LeadingAge Minnesota Board of Directors at its retreat last week for a panel discussion on quality assurance and abuse prevention.

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