Elizabeth Leis Newman

Senior Editor

Elizabeth Newman is the senior editor at McKnight's Long-Term Care News. She was previously the Editorial Manager at LifeBridge Health in Baltimore, and is a former newspaper reporter. She is a graduate of the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University. Elizabeth lives in Chicago.

Most Recent Articles by Elizabeth Leis Newman

Pharmacy owner pleads guilty to obstructing Medicare audit, settles for $2.5M

The owner of two pharmacies in Alabama has pleaded guilty to charges of obstructing a Medicare audit. He will pay a $2.5 million government penalty.

Panel holds up $300k claim against state in SNF breathing tube case

An Arkansas panel voted last week to affirm a $320,000 claim against the state's Department of Human Services in a nursing home wrongful death lawsuit.

Experts argue court didn't go far enough in new 'Jimmo' case mandate

Experts argue court didn't go far enough in new 'Jimmo' case mandate

While pleased with a court decision mandating that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services should do better in explaining maintenance coverage under the landmark Jimmo case, leading long-term care experts said more can be done.

Calcium supplements raise dementia risk in women surviving stroke sevenfold, study finds

Calcium supplements are tied to an increased risk of dementia in senior women who have had a stroke, researchers have found.

New CMS administrator among the expected changes, as Clinton and Trump set up transition teams

As Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump prepare their transition teams as part of their hoped-for march to the White House, one position is sure to catch long-term care officials' notice: The future leader of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.

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