Long Term Care Finance Association (LTCFA)
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The Long Term Care Finance Association (LTCFA) is a voluntary membership association of individuals within the long term health care industry. Individuals eligible for membership include any person who demonstrates an interest in long term care financial management including without limitation, facility administrators, financial officers, accountants and bookkeepers as well as government officials, attorneys, consultants and bankers.
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New QIO Contact Information:
  July 17, 2014:
  Dear Administrator:
  Beginning August 1, 2014, Livanta LLC (Livanta) will conduct all beneficiary quality review cases, appeals, and complaints for your state or territory. These changes are part of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid (CMS) Quality Improvement Organization (QIO) program transformation effort. (Read more by clicking below.)

Increase in the number of Medical Leave of Absence Days:
  Dear Nursing Facility Provider:
  Effective September 1, 2014, the number of allowable Medical Leave of Absence Days, also known as Bed Hold Days, will increase to 20 days.
  Currently, per regulation 130 CMR 456.425, up to ten (10) Medical Leave of Absence (MLOA) days are allowed per an acute hospital stay. Effective September 1, 2014, up to 20 MLOA days will be allowed per an acute hospital stay.
  All other policy provisions consistent with regulation 130 CMR 456.400 will remain in effect. The payment rate for MLOA days will remain at $80.10 per day. A provider bulletin on this change in allowed MLOA days will be issued at a later date.
  Please contact Ron Pawelski at 617-222-7546 or at with any questions you may have about this policy change.
  Thank you.
  Robin Y. Lee, MPH
Assistant Director of Day and Residential Programs
MassHealth Office of Long Term Services and Supports
Executive Office of Health and Human Services One Ashburton Place, 5th floor
Boston, MA 02108

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2014 LTCFA Scholarship Winners
Julissa Rosario from Notre Dame Health Care, Worcester, MA
Caroline Lugalia from D'Youville Senior Care, Lowell, MA
Sharon Guidoboni from Notre Dame Health Care, Worcester, MA
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