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The calm before the antipsychotics storm

The calm before the antipsychotics storm

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If you're a Daily McKnight's reader, it's a good thing. Otherwise, you might have never known that a federal measure calling for closer monitoring of antipsychotic drug use in nursing homes was sidetracked late last week.

Lawmaker urges more oversight of Medicaid managed care

Lawmaker urges more oversight of Medicaid managed care

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Medicaid managed care contracting should come under increased federal and state scrutiny, a prominent senator said Wednesday.

Push to decrease antipsychotics use has only just begun

Push to decrease antipsychotics use has only just begun

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If you feel like you've been reading a lot about antipsychotics lately, you're not alone.

GAO report says hundreds more deficient nursing homes should be added to watch list

GAO report says hundreds more deficient nursing homes should be added to watch list

Nearly 450 nursing homes should be added to the federal government's Special Focus Facility (SFF) program, which monitors consistently problematic nursing homes, say the authors of a new report from the Government Accountability Office.