Emily Mongan

Staff Writer

Emily Mongan joined McKnight's in May 2015, shortly after graduating from the University of Minnesota with a degree in journalism. She has worked for the Minnesota Daily, Minnesota Parent Magazine, the St. Paul Pioneer Press and Minnesota Monthly Magazine. She also worked as an editorial assistant for the University of Minnesota's Extension program, and served as cities editor for The Wake, the University's student-run magazine. She is a native of Milwaukee. In her free time she enjoys cooking, traveling, watching TV, and spending way too much money on theater and concert tickets.

Most Recent Articles by Emily Mongan

Former long-term care ombudsman charged with stealing money from resident

Former long-term care ombudsman charged with stealing money from resident

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An Illinois woman has been arrested after allegedly attempting to steal more than $15,000 from an assisted living resident while serving as a long-term care ombudsman.

AARP urges lawmakers to exempt Medicare from tax bill cuts

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One of the nation's largest senior advocacy groups is warning lawmakers of the "lasting impact" of Medicare cuts that would be potentially included in the GOP's final tax reform bill.

MedPAC members on board with incremental shift to new pay model starting in 2019

MedPAC members on board with incremental shift to new pay model starting in 2019

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Medicare Payment Advisory Commission members reportedly expressed unanimous support for a plan to transition to a new post-acute payment system beginning in 2019 at a meeting last week.

Nursing home LPN charged with raping two residents calls actions consensual

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A Massachusetts man has been charged with raping two residents of a skilled nursing facility where he worked as a licensed practical nurse, according to local reports. The man is claiming he had consensual affairs with the women.

KKR's $1.4 billion acquisition of PharMerica completed early

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The acquisition of long-term care pharmacy PharMerica Corporation by investment firm KKR has been completed slightly ahead of schedule, the companies announced Thursday.

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