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AHCA pitches 'permanent' therapy payment system

AHCA pitches 'permanent' therapy payment system

Nursing homes' biggest national ally and advocate is making the rounds on Capitol Hill this week in an effort to convince Congress to let die a lengthy experiment to withhold therapy claims while it roots out fraud.

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A 'repurposing' focus

A 'repurposing' focus

Renovating a 20-year-old facility in West Texas takes more than fresh paint and new furnishings — it's a transformation into a modern center

Feature: Not a normal part of aging

Feature: Not a normal part of aging

Keeping incontinent residents healthy, dignified and satisfied is a full-time chore — if providers are educated and keeping a proper eye on those in their care

Feature: Next to godliness

Feature: Next to godliness

Providers are offering more laundry service variations than ever before, with options ranging from special wash concentrations to delivery enhancement

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Providers need to be smart while accommodating the emerging Medicare payment system.

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Guest columns Exploring transitions in care

Exploring transitions in care

Guest columns Carbon monoxide poisoning is entirely preventable

Carbon monoxide poisoning is entirely preventable

Guest columns What's in a name?

What's in a name?

Guest columns Quick tips for adapting QAPI

Quick tips for adapting QAPI

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Mobile health critical in care

Mobile health critical in care


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Preserving Cognitive Status in Elderly Surgical Patients Requiring General Anesthesia

Preserving Cognitive Status in Elderly Surgical Patients Requiring General Anesthesia

The elderly brain is more vulnerable to the adverse effects of surgery and anesthesia compared with the younger brain. Both anecdotally and in clinical investigation, the elderly surgical population has been found to exhibit a significantly higher prevalence of postoperative cognitive decline. The most common manifestations of this decline are postoperative delirium (POD) and postoperative cognitive dysfunction (POCD).

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