Kimberly Marselas

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Report: CMS hospital star ratings wrong for two years

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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has miscalculated hospital star ratings for two years, according to a startling report published by Modern Healthcare Friday.

Long-term care deals drove busy May

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A month of more than 90 healthcare transactions was led by long-term care movers and shakers, according to a list compiled for Bloomberg Law.

Skyline avoids class-action suit in Arkansas

Skyline avoids class-action suit in Arkansas

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A federal judge has dismissed a potential class action lawsuit against Skyline Highland Holdings — an entity connected to the operator whose homes went into receivership en masse this spring — ruling the case was without merit because attorneys failed to describe specific harm to residents.

Study: Medication assistants can help nursing homes during a nurse staffing crunch

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When facing a shortage of licensed nurses, certified nurse aides trained as medication assistants can be a viable alternative, according to a pilot study detailed in the Annals of Long Term Care.

Veterans Affairs unveils first rankings for its 133 nursing homes

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Rankings unveiled by the Department of Veterans Affairs for the first time this week allow consumers to compare 133 federally run nursing homes against thousands of privately operated ones ranked by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.

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