James M. Berklan

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James M. Berklan has been the Editor of McKnight's Long-Term Care News and its affiliated publications since 2001. A graduate of Northwestern and John Carroll universities, he resides in the Chicago area with his wife and two children.

Most Recent Articles by James M. Berklan

Study: Dramatic change in diet reversed type 2 diabetes

Results of a small British clinical study have raised hopes that type 2 diabetes is reversible in some people if they follow a stark new diet.

LTC's smart choice for president: Minnix in 1-6

LTC's smart choice for president: Minnix in 1-6

By the time you're reading this, the nation could have a much better idea who will be slinging mud at one another this fall for the top office in the nation. One way or another, it hasn't been looking good for long-term care interests. Unless I get my way.

'Improvement standard' still being used: Jimmo winners

'Improvement standard' still being used: Jimmo winners

A landmark legal settlement that, in part, compels the federal government to pay for more therapy and treatment of Medicare beneficiaries is not being adhered to, advocates complained in court recently.

Residents and ManorCare sue hospital

One major nursing home provider has figured out a good way to avert harm from a group of residents suing it: The provider convinced the aggrieved individuals to team up with it in a lawsuit against a third party.

A site-neutral  PAC plan nears

A site-neutral PAC plan nears

The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission has said it's close to completing a plan for unified, site-neutral post-acute payments.

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