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False Claims Act suit could affect CMS overpayment rule

A complex argument over how to identify Medicaid overpayments could be why the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services postponed its pending rule on waiting periods for overpayment resolution, a Washington, DC, lawyer said Thursday.

Nursing home liable in overdose death of employee, lawsuit claims

A California nursing home owner should be held liable in the drug overdose death of its long-time dietary supervisor because it failed to properly supervise the destruction of narcotics or maintain logs required by law, according to a lawsuit filed last week.

Study: Inpatient rehab shows no advantage over at-home therapy

Study: Inpatient rehab shows no advantage over at-home therapy

Inpatient rehabilitation following knee replacement surgery provides no advantage over at-home therapy in terms of mobility, recovery and pain management, according to new study findings. Researchers also reported finding little difference in two-year outcomes among patients who were sent to a nursing home or a standard inpatient rehab center.

2014 a banner year for senior living providers; top lists released

Senior living providers had a remarkably positive 2014, marked by record investments and acquisitions, growing occupancy rates and swelling demand, according to the annual analysis of the largest senior living providers by the Assisted Living Federation of America.

Providers holding breath for Senate 'doc fix' vote

Providers holding breath for Senate 'doc fix' vote

As expected, the House of Representatives on Thursday repealed the Medicare Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR), earning loud praise from the American Health Care Association.

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