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

LeadingAge board chair about to kick off new era

LeadingAge board chair about to kick off new era

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Several thousand LeadingAge members got their first look at new board chairman Steve Fleming recently, and if initial reactions are any indication, it's going to be a wonderful relationship.

HCR 'vindicated' as Justice drops whistleblower lawsuit

HCR 'vindicated' as Justice drops whistleblower lawsuit

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After a string of settlements and defeats in False Claims Act lawsuits filed against various long-term care providers, one of the biggest found reason to celebrate.

Genesis looks to restructure

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Genesis HealthCare CEO George Hager said the battered nursing home chain hoped to save $54 million per year with new leases — once landlords Welltower Inc. and Sabra Health Care REIT sold their Genesis holdings.

Pay ramp-up period sought

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Medicare payments would decrease for for-profit and freestanding providers under a proposal being considered by the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission designed to accelerate reimbursement adjustments.

Lawmakers: Phase 2 can wait

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Two dozen senators made what amounted to a last-ditch effort to get implementation of Phase 2 of the Requirements of Participation delayed in late November.

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