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

Admission and visitation policies among top potential legal pitfalls in new rule, expert says

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Long-term care providers should pay special attention to their admission, visitation and grievance policies under the new requirements of participation rule from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, a legal expert said Tuesday.

Providers prepare for potential tension on Congressional visits

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A tense political environment in Washington, D.C., means long-term care providers headed to Capitol Hill need to be passionate but polite, executives said Monday.

Skilled workers are at higher risk for mistakes when interrupted, study finds

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Highly trained workers generally work faster, but they are more likely to make mistakes after they are interrupted, a new study finds.

Judge gives provider reprieve on $347 million penalty

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A Florida-based provider has breathing room to appeal a $347 million judgment after a federal judge said the payment could force 183 facilities to collapse.

GOP health plan moves forward, moving seniors closer to higher insurance rates, lower access to healthcare, analysts say

GOP health plan moves forward, moving seniors closer to higher insurance rates, lower access to healthcare, analysts say

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Seniors just shy of Medicare eligibility age could find their ability to pay for future long-term care services stymied due to projected rises in health insurance costs that would come under the House GOP's healthcare plan, analysts say.

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