The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has announced it is exploring a direct-provider contracting model. It is the first payment reform initiative to result from the agency innovation center's broad request for ideas on improving patient-centered care.
Ratings galaxies apart: Government's Nursing Home Compare gravitates toward clinical while Yelp reviewers highlight 'human touch'
HCR ManorCare, about to be sold to Quality Care Properties, could be folded into second deal with ProMedica, Welltower
Quote of the Day
It is impossible for direct care staff to provide the same level of service that they did prior to this change in acuity and length of stay.”
The Brighter Side
Eight months post-hurricane, 20 uprooted residents — and 5 staff members — finally celebrate return to rebuilt nursing home
As Hurricane Harvey bore down on the Gulf Coast last August, 90 long-term care residents from Rockport, TX, boarded charter buses and ambulances to make a trek to safety in the city of Bee Cave.