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Angie Szumlinski, NHA, RN-BC, RAC-CT and BS

Director of Risk Management

Angie SzumlinskiMs. Szumlinski is a nationally-recognized leader in long-term care with experience as an Owner/Provider, Administrator, Director of Nursing, Corporate Quality Assurance Coordinator and independent consultant. Ms. Szumlinski conducts risk management visits at facilities across the country, touching every acuity level within the post-acute care spectrum. Ms. Szumlinski served as an Associated Board Member for NCAL, is a member of the AHCA/NCAL Quality Committee, NCAL Risk Management Committee, HCAM Legal/Clinical Committee and is a Senior Examiner/Team Leader for the AHCA/NCAL Quality Award Program. Ms. Szumlinski is a Nurse Planner for Evolucent’s ANCC accredited education program.

Point of Care Devices and Infection Control in Nursing Homes

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On August 27, 2010 the Department of Health & Human Services Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services issued a memo (Ref: S&C: 10-28-NH) regarding Point of Care Devices and Infection Control in Nursing Homes. This memo is a clarification of Infection Control Standards for Nursing Homes at §483.65 – F441 – Determining Compliance. The following practices are deficiencies in infection …

OIG Exclusion List

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Does your facility have a protocol for monitoring the OIG monthly LEIE (exclusion list) posting?  It may be time to meet with your human resource department to develop and implement a policy and procedure!  Why?  Any provider who employs or contracts with an excluded individual or entity is subject to the imposition of civil monetary penalties by the OIG.  Things …