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'Look back' time eased for final Medicare overpayment rule

'Look back' time eased for final Medicare overpayment rule

Providers are getting some relief from the final 60-day Medicare overpayment rule issued by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services on Thursday.

Massachusetts overhauling its nursing home oversight

Massachusetts officials unveiled a plan Wednesday for strengthening oversight of the state's nursing home industry, including surprise inspections and increased fines for problem facilities.

Dementia: First diversity study shows incidence highest in African-Americans, American Indians; rates falling overall

A first-of-its kind study of dementia risk among different populations in the United States has found African-Americans to have the highest incidence, while another shows U.S. dementia rates to be dropping as a whole.

Quote of the Day

There is an unusually strong fire in Doug Burr that keeps him going, and for this, long-term care providers everywhere should be thankful.

Blog round up

Things I Think The high cost of Winning!

The high cost of Winning!

Guest columns How educational partnerships can benefit CCRCs

How educational partnerships can benefit CCRCs

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

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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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