Most Recent Articles by Elizabeth Leis Newman
An independent living resident became angry at staff and set the skilled nursing wing of her facility on fire, according to Illinois State Police.
Regulations under the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act could create more challenges for long-term or terminally ill patients, eldercare advocates said last week.
The reported error rate for Medicare Fee-for-Service in fiscal year 2015 was 12.09%, well above the compliance threshold of 10%, a new government report finds.
Skilled nursing facilities moving into a new Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services model will need to reduce avoidable hospitalizations through intensive staff training and new treatments.
Labels for certain opioid pain medications will soon be required to carry a warning about the drugs' risks of misuse and death, the Food and Drug Administration said in March.