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GHCA Honors Long Term Care Professionals

Georgia Health Care Association members recently honored several professionals for their efforts to help Georgians receive better long-term and post-acute health care by awarding distinguished individuals the association’s Leadership Excellence Awards and the American College of Health Care Administrators’ Administrator of the Year Award.
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PASRR Edits Reactivated 4/1/15

March 26th, 2015|0 Comments

DCH / HP will turn the PASRR edits back on for any claims processing […]

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GHCA Board of Directors Qualifying Information & Form

March 23rd, 2015|0 Comments

Candidates wishing to qualify for any statewide office should either complete the form below […]

2015 GHCA Awards Nominations

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Changes in LTC Trend Tracker

March 12th, 2015|0 Comments

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MLN Matters®Number: MM8581 titled ‘Automation of the Request for Reopening Claims […]

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2015 Leadership Excellence Awards Nomination

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ACHCA Administrator of the Year

March 6th, 2015|0 Comments

Each year, professionals in Georgia have the opportunity to nominate a colleague for […]

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Congratulations Georgia and Quality Initiative Goal Achievers!

February 27th, 2015|0 Comments

Georgia and 290 nursing centers received recognition at the AHCA Quality Symposium held in […]

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Ready Georgia, a statewide campaign supported by the Georgia Emergency Management Agency (GEMA) aimed at […]

Soliciting facilities to participate in the Regional Exercise Program

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This spring, facilities in RCH Regions B, F, K, and M will be participating […]

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AHCA members can now utilize the new Length of Stay (LOS) metric offered in […]

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Banner Message Regarding Mass Adjustments

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February 19th, 2015|0 Comments

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