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

Long-Term Services and Supports Open Door Forum on Tuesday

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services will host its next Long-Term Services and Supports Open Door Forum at 2 p.m. Eastern on Tuesday.

CCRC salaries on the rise: Exec directors hit $160,000, DONs $93,000

Executive directors at continuing care retirement communities saw their national average salary rise 2.97% to $159,922 this year, while nursing home administrators experienced a more modest increase (2.2%) to $108,629.

Palliative care meetings do not ease anxiety, depression more than regular care, study finds

Structured meetings led by palliative care specialists did not provide appreciable reductions of depression or anxiety in family members of patients with chronic critical illnesses, compared to routine family meetings conducted by ICU teams, researchers say.

'Site-neutral' pay proposal has providers taking sides

'Site-neutral' pay proposal has providers taking sides

erms about the value-based pay movement tend to spill into one another: bundled payments, accountable care organizations, managed care, site-neutral payments, and on and on.

Providers blast bills as payment robbers

Providers blast bills as payment robbers

Long-term care lobbyists often gather in Washington to promote legislation they favor.

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