We look forward to building our relationship with the team from Stratus Interoperable," said Craig Cornett, CAHF CEO/President.
CAHF is the largest provider of continuing education for long-term care providers in California.
It's the first time we ever submitted any program to CAHF
for their consideration,'' said Scurlock.
We were very happy to be one of two Medi-Cal programs to receive a rate increase this year," says Kelley Queale, a spokesperson for CAHF
As an alternative to this unwieldy process, CAHF
supports allowing private accrediting bodies to survey and certify nursing facilities for persons with developmental disabilities.
According to Betsy Hite, a CAHF
spokesperson, the association filed April 23 with CPUC requesting the exemption.
recognized the need to recruit and retain staff, but explained that the current staffing dilemma in facilities can only be changed by providing a living wage for nursing assistants and direct care staff; adding more nursing staff to care for patients; eliminating the confusion of doubling in staffing calculations; and adopting a 20 percent Medi-Cal rate increase.
claims the report was a review of all paperwork that documents deficiencies in a facility and not just survey results.