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HHS proposal aims to eliminate Medicare appeals backlog by 2021

HHS proposal aims to eliminate Medicare appeals backlog by 2021

The current Medicare appeals backlog could be cured by 2021 under the proposed rules, according to the Department of Health & Human Services.

Preventative care lacking for SNF residents, analysis finds

Nursing home residents, specifically those with diabetes, are not receiving the recommended amount of preventive care procedures, according to a new analysis.

Diversity in age, ethnicity of post-acute residents increasing, research finds

The long-term care population has grown more diverse in age and ethnicity over recent decades, according to new research published in JAMDA: The Journal of Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine.

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Knowing what your “customer” wants and needs, and then getting it to him or her, is the route to success.

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Addressing Cognition in Geriatric Depression: Measurement- and Evidence-Based Care Strategies

Addressing Cognition in Geriatric Depression: Measurement- and Evidence-Based Care Strategies

In this recording of a live symposium for geriatric psychiatrists that took place on March 8, 2016 in Washington, DC, three leading experts explore the challenges that complicate the treatment of geriatric patients with MDD.

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