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LTC liability costs projected to increase 6% in 2017

LTC liability costs projected to increase 6% in 2017

A skilled nursing center with 100 occupied beds can expect to pay around $235,000 in liability expenses next year, according to a new report.

Medicare spending growing at slower rate

Medicare spending slowed to a 4.5% growth rate in 2015, even as payments for nursing homes increased, according to a new analysis.

Woman pleads guilty in Medicare genetic testing scheme targeting seniors

As interest in genetic testing rises, one woman faces 10 years in prison for a $1 million Medicare fraud scheme that lured seniors into unnecessary genetic testing.

Quote of the Day

Uncertainty calls for managers in our industry to hold paradoxes consciously in front of their teams, and trust their team's ability to work with contradictions.

Blog round up

Guest columns Becoming the MVP of the post-acute sphere

Becoming the MVP of the post-acute sphere

Things I Think Squirrels vs. LTC: The Final Battle

Squirrels vs. LTC: The Final Battle

Guest columns Managing through uncertainty

Managing through uncertainty

Guest columns Addressing rehab 'outcome killers'

Addressing rehab 'outcome killers'

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House Call 2: Managing OIC in a 76-Year-Old Woman—Gastroenterology and Pain Management Perspectives

House Call 2: Managing OIC in a 76-Year-Old Woman—Gastroenterology and Pain Management Perspectives

Recognize how opioid analgesia affects the gastrointestinal tract and creates risk for opioid-induced constipation (OIC)

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