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Rep. Jim Renacci (R-OH) blasted the three-day hospital stay rule during comments to providers Thursday, insisting it would be better to let physicians admit residents directly to skilled care facilities. He spoke during the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing and Care's annual meeting near Washington.
A family member must have an explicit right to waive a long-term care resident's right to a jury trial when signing an arbitration agreement, otherwise it cannot be enforced, the Kentucky Supreme Court has ruled.
Mid-Atlantic Health Care has earned the Gold Award in the Quality category of McKnight's Excellence in Technology Awards for creating its own data system to improve the quality of care provided in its facilities.
Residents at a California senior living facility are facing off with state wildlife officials over a wild duck they've raised as a pet for the past two years.
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That's why October seems appropriate to delve into the release of the latest HHS OIG report slamming skilled nursing facilities and therapy overbilling. It's a retread of Freddy Krueger and Michael Myers on a mission to kill, only this time with a bit more zealousness.”
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