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Court: HHS has 4 years to eliminate 700,000 Medicare appeals

Court: HHS has 4 years to eliminate 700,000 Medicare appeals

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has until Dec. 31, 2020 to eliminate the backlog of pending Medicare reimbursement appeals, a federal court ordered on Monday.

OSHA mulls federal standard to prevent workplace violence in healthcare

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is seeking feedback on how to combat workplace violence in healthcare settings, following a federal report calling on the agency to ramp up its violence prevention efforts.

Court won't seal False Claims suit against RehabCare, despite whistleblower's fear of retaliation

A whistleblower's fear of retaliation isn't sufficient to justify sealing her False Claims Act lawsuit filed against RehabCare Group Inc., a judge ruled on Friday.

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Feeling that sense of connection and community helps families relax and feel that their loved one has found the perfect home.

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The World According to Dr. El New LTC resources from some of the best

New LTC resources from some of the best

Guest columns Easing the family's transition from home to care community

Easing the family's transition from home to care community

Guest columns Becoming the MVP of the post-acute sphere

Becoming the MVP of the post-acute sphere

Things I Think Squirrels vs. LTC: The Final Battle

Squirrels vs. LTC: The Final Battle

Guest columns Managing through uncertainty

Managing through uncertainty

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House Call 2: Managing OIC in a 76-Year-Old Woman—Gastroenterology and Pain Management Perspectives

House Call 2: Managing OIC in a 76-Year-Old Woman—Gastroenterology and Pain Management Perspectives

Recognize how opioid analgesia affects the gastrointestinal tract and creates risk for opioid-induced constipation (OIC)

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