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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.
Two more American Senior Communities executives have left the company in the wake of last month's FBI raid, which led to the termination of the company's CEO.
A statewide background check program for potential long-term care employees was successful in its first month of operation, according to West Virginia officials.
Older adults with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease are using opioids like codeine and morphine at a "remarkably high" rate, according to a new study in British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology.
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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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