Editors' Blog: Another hit to nursing homes
Deficit-reduction plan to gain $600 billion from lower provider payments and higher beneficiary prem
naviHealth, a post-acute care management company, has announced a partnership with HCR ManorCare.
Long-term care leaders have mixed feelings about a first-ever federal timeline for more bundled and other alternative payments, calling it "a good thing" but also "aggressive."
Certain issues tend to weigh heavily on the minds of operators. Chief among them: reducing hospital readmissions, complying with ever-changing Medicare rules, finding needed capital, delivering optimal wound care and harnessing technology to improve resident outcomes.