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

Study: Facial injuries in SNFs 'underappreciated,' contribute significantly to healthcare costs

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Facial injuries suffered by nursing home residents may be flying under the radar and adding a "substantial amount of costs" to the U.S. healthcare system, a recent study shows.

Claims about SNF funding, Medicaid among 'glaring errors' found in lawmakers' letters on ACA, replacement plan

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Some lawmakers have included errors and inaccuracies about the Affordable Care Act and its potential replacement in correspondences with their constituents, according to a new report from ProPublica.

Bundled payments saved $120 million for Medicare, 'here to stay' despite delays

Bundled payments saved $120 million for Medicare, 'here to stay' despite delays

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Recent news of the delay of a bundled payment final rule from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services may be "misleading" regarding the viability of the program, according to data released on Wednesday.

George Clooney surprises nursing home resident (and staff) on her birthday

George Clooney surprises nursing home resident (and staff) on her birthday

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A nursing home in England got a surprise on Sunday when actor George Clooney dropped by unannounced to help celebrate a resident's 87th birthday.

Provider sues state officials for 'regulatory assault' against its facilities

Provider sues state officials for 'regulatory assault' against its facilities

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A Maryland skilled nursing operator has filed a complaint against state health officials, claiming they "abused and misused the State survey process" to target its facilities in an effort to shut them down.

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