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Reflecting the trend of consolidation among long-term care medical device vendors, Hill-Rom Holdings Inc. announced it is buying New York-based Welch Allyn for $2.05 billion.
Long-term care furniture company Kwalu and Clorox Healthcare have announced a joint marketing venture that will promote disinfectants on non-porous furnishings.
An emphasis on data assessment and standardization across care settings was a hot topic at the Long Term and Post Acute Care Health IT Summit, held in late June in Baltimore.
The Office of the Inspector General recommended that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services withhold federal funds from states that do not accurately report encounter data under their Medicaid managed care plans.
The House of Representatives voted in June to repeal the Independent Payment Advisory Board, a Medicare cost containment entity created under the Affordable Care Act.