Elizabeth Leis Newman

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 lives in Chicago with her husband and three cats.

Most Recent Articles by Elizabeth Leis Newman

Medicare coverage for male vacuum erection kits ends July 1

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has clarified catheter collection guidelines in its most recent DMEPOS fee schedule announcement.

CMS gives details on early submitting staffing data for quality ratings

CMS gives details on early submitting staffing data for quality ratings

Sooner or later, skilled nursing providers will have to submit staffing data tied to payroll. Those who want to get a jump on working out kinks can start submitting their data voluntarily this October, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services said Thursday.

Staying connected at Windsor Park

Staying connected at Windsor Park

When Community Consolidated School District 93 in Bloomingdale, IL, upgraded its computer hardware, it wanted to know if it could donate 25 laptop computers to Windsor Park, a continuing care retirement community in nearby Carol Stream.

PAD treatment is 'palliative'

Most nursing home residents with peripheral arterial disease (PAD) were not more mobile after lower extremity revascularization, according to a new analysis.

Dates, accurate data remain problems, MDS expert warns

Dates, accurate data remain problems, MDS expert warns

Accuracy mistakes in MDS 3.0 data may cause additional payment problems, a reimbursement expert warns.

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