As the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission evaluate site-neutral payments, a new brief from Health Affairs and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation explores the debate and proposals.
Empowering nursing assistants and family members of nursing home residents in decision-making results improved service, a new study finds.
Life experiences with intellectual stimulation may have more impact than demographic influences on cognitive abilities in older adults, researchers find.
Nursing home aide accused of choking a resident....Monitoring pulse after stroke may prevent another stroke...Slow walking speed may predict dementia
... far too much of the discussion we're hearing about Medicaid spending seems to be focused on retribution rather than distribution.”
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