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Court orders review of Medicare appeals backlog

Court orders review of Medicare appeals backlog

The Department of Health and Human Services may be ordered by a court to step up efforts to curb its Medicare provider appeals backlog.

GAO: Changes to Medicaid formula could improve state funding

Changing the current formula used to allocate Medicaid funding to states would improve the way the government provides Medicaid funds during economic downturns, according to a new report from the U.S. Government Accountability Office.

Plea deal reached for SNF nurse charged with reckless homicide in resident death

A plea deal has been reached for a former nursing home nurse charged with reckless homicide in the 2013 death of a resident.

Quote of the Day

Why does the same government that fines us for allowing slow-eating residents' food to cool down before they finish consuming it, allow big corporations to keep poisoning us?

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Guest columns How educational partnerships can benefit facilities

How educational partnerships can benefit facilities

Guest columns What providers need to know about joint bundles

What providers need to know about joint bundles

Guest columns Serving older adults: A community outreach example

Serving older adults: A community outreach example

Living Leadership Leading by observation

Leading by observation

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Optimizing Outcomes With Oral Antiplatelet Therapies

Optimizing Outcomes With Oral Antiplatelet Therapies

A review of current guidelines and emerging data on selecting oral antiplatelet therapies, including the optimal duration of dual antiplatelet therapy in selected patients.

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