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

Medicare payment group changes name

A Medicare payment watchdog group saddled with huge case backlogs and heavily criticized for causing delays in resolving reimbursement issues has changed its name and location on the web.

Feds praise newest ACO model

Federal regulators recently unveiled a new accountable care organization model they feel will appeal to long-term care operators.

Records reveal seller's market

Operators selling properties saw their best year ever in 2014 — and 2015 could be even better.

Older residents ahead?

Older residents ahead?

Conventional wisdom holds that the sweet spot for long-term care residents is around age 85, give or take. But what if that figure were to increase dramatically?

Sebelius: Future payments to operators will increasingly target care, accountability and savings

Sebelius: Future payments to operators will increasingly target care, accountability and savings

Providers can kiss fee-for-service payments goodbye, says Kathleen Sebelius. The former health official spoke Wednesday at the NIC 2015 Capital & Business Strategies Forum in San Diego.

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