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Long-term care leaders on Monday called a first-ever federal timeline for greater levels of bundled and other alternative payments "aggressive" but "a good thing."
Two federal lawmakers are calling on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to crack down on states that don't enforce eligibility and asset-transfer regulations.
The Illinois Supreme Court unanimously ruled that a nursing home must pay a bed tax even if it does not receive a benefit.
Nursing homes ripped over use of guardianship law for debt collection ... Dementia linked to common drugs: hay fever, insomnia, other over-the-counter meds ... Widespread flu activity expected to continue for weeks: CDC ... Severe Alzheimer's improved with drug-therapy regimen, small study shows.
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