James M. Berklan

Editor

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

One threat removed, but even bigger one remains

One threat removed, but even bigger one remains

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Make no mistake: Long-term care providers will take a victory wherever they can, and the Trump administration's move to rescind the Obama administration's ban on pre-dispute arbitration agreements is a win with a capital "W."

Arbitration win suits providers

Arbitration win suits providers

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The Trump administration announced that it was abandoning an Obama-era rule that would outlaw pre-dispute arbitration agreements, initiating a celebration by long-term care providers.

Vendor to pay $155M in first-of-kind case

Vendor to pay $155M in first-of-kind case

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An electronic health records vendor accused of paying kickbacks and selling its software even though it wasn't certified will pay $155 million to settle legal claims.

Trump budget wields more Medicaid cuts than expected

Trump budget wields more Medicaid cuts than expected

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Providers who first thought they would be on uncommonly good footing with Republicans controlling both chambers of Congress and the White House were stunned earlier this year when Medicaid reform was put on the table.

Family wins camera case

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The Minnesota Department of Health ruled against a provider recently in a closely watched case involving a surveillance camera in a resident room.

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