Layoffs

Trouble with success

Trouble with success

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As my dear mother used to say, it's a rare cloud that doesn't offer some kind of silver lining.

Cumulative cuts spell bad news for SNFs, report finds

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Nursing homes are planning to layoff direct caregivers, reduce employee benefits and cancel facility expansion plans as a result of cumulative Medicare and Medicaid cuts, a new survey finds.

Medicare reimbursement cuts will force loss of 40,000 nursing home-related jobs, survey respondents say

Medicare reimbursement cuts will force loss of 40,000 nursing home-related jobs, survey respondents say

The Medicare PPS skilled nursing facility final rule that was enacted Oct. 1 could result in 20,000 nursing home layoffs nationwide and another 20,000 jobs lost to abandoned expansion activity, according to results of a new national survey.