John O'Connor

John O'Connor

Editorial Director

John O'Connor has been with McKnight's for more than two decades. He oversees the editorial team and the content they produce. A University of Illinois graduate, John lives in the Chicago area with his wife and two children.

Most Recent Articles by John O'Connor

Court: Nursing home must pay bed tax, even if it receives no benefit

The Illinois Supreme Court unanimously ruled that a nursing home must pay a bed tax even if it does not receive a benefit.

Lawmakers demand better adherence to Medicaid's eligibility and asset transfer rules

Two federal lawmakers are calling on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to crack down on states that don't enforce eligibility and asset-transfer regulations.

Study to examine Medicaid-centric nursing homes that excel

Study to examine Medicaid-centric nursing homes that excel

Evidence-based reasons for why some nursing homes serving Medicaid-heavy populations outperform others will soon be available.

Setting up an ACO a dangerous business proposition for many providers, lawmaker says

Don't count Rep. Diane Black among the supporters of the current model for accountable care organizations. The Tennessee Republican said late last week that it's too risky for providers who wish to participate.

Ziegler hires three to launch new practice

Ziegler recently hired Eric Smith, Managing Director, Chris Claps, Senior Vice President and Dan Contardi, Vice President. The three were hired to form a specialty healthcare private equity practice. They collectively bring more than five decades of investing experience to the firm.

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