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From Lancaster Pollard: Tax Reform and its Impact on Health Care and Senior Living Finance
Tax reform had a wild ride in 2017. Reform advocates were bullish as the year began, citing one-party control of Washington, a president willing to take risks, and a speaker of the house with a detailed plan as reasons why a package would pass by March. MORE

Department of Social Services Issues Guidance on New Legislation
DSS has published its implementation plans (PIN 2017-13-ASC) related to newly chaptered legislation. MORE

DSS Urges Disaster Plan Updates
Last year and early this year witnessed horrific natural disasters that impacted numerous senior living communities in the state. MORE

Ziegler and LeadingAge Release LZ 150 List
For 14 consecutive years, LeadingAge and Ziegler have partnered to produce the LeadingAge Ziegler 150 (“LZ 150”) publication, which details the largest 150 not-for-profit multi-site senior living providers in the country. MORE

LeadingAge CA Continues Work on Dementia Care Regulations
In November of last year, LeadingAge California joined stakeholders and DSS to discuss issues related to dementia care in Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly. MORE

Governor Releases 2018-19 State Budget Proposal
On January 10th, Governor Jerry Brown released his January Budget Proposal Wednesday for state fiscal year 2018-19. This will be the final budget for the termed-out Governor. MORE

Early Success in Advocating for Expansion of the Assisted Living Waiver
In the final months of 2017, LeadingAge California led an effort to expand the state’s Assisted Living Waiver program, which allows for a Medi-Cal benefit for residents in assisted living and public housing settings. MORE

Centralized Complaint and Information Bureau Receives Nearly 100,000 Calls in 2016
According to the CCLD, Adult and Senior Care Summer 2017 Update, the new Centralized Complaint and Information Bureau (CCIB) received 97,052 incoming calls in 2016 compared to 58,267 the previous year. MORE

Deputy Director Pam Dickfoss Outlines Adult & Senior Care Priorities
Today, the Adult and Senior Care Program at DSS, Community Care Licensing Division released its Summer 2017 Update. This issue includes a note from Pamela Dickfoss, Deputy Director, who outlines the top five priorities of the Adult & Senior Care Program. MORE

Changes to Register of Facility Clients/Residents Form
PIN 17-07-CCLD has been superseded by PIN 17-01.1-CCLD to announce the release of a new Register of Facility Residents for RCFEs, form LIC 9020A and revisions to the previous form LIC 9020. MORE

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