Leonard Russ

Providers testify against post-acute bundled pay bill at hearing

Providers testify against post-acute bundled pay bill at hearing

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A top nursing home advocate on Thursday urged killing a bill calling for the bundling of Medicare payments for post-acute care services.

Lawmakers praise long-term care 'credibility,' Paul Ryan says consumers and providers both struggle due to overregulation

Lawmakers praise long-term care 'credibility,' Paul Ryan says consumers and providers both struggle due to overregulation

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Long-term care providers have earned exceptional credibility in the halls of Congress and now have a golden opportunity to push for more favorable policies, high-profile lawmakers and leaders of the nation's largest provider association told an audience in Washington yesterday. Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) and Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) were among the speakers at the briefing for American Health Care Association/National Center for Assisted Living members, who are in the nation's capital for two days of meetings with legislators.

Profile: Headlines to headliner

Profile: Headlines to headliner

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It could have been fate that led Leonard Russ to healthcare. No one will really know. But what it wasn't was expected.

AHCA/NCAL names new board leaders, Parkinson says providers' survival depends on quality improvement

AHCA/NCAL names new board leaders, Parkinson says providers' survival depends on quality improvement

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Leonard Russ will lead the American Health Care Association's Board of Governors as its new chairman, the organization has announced. The nation's largest long-term care provider association concluded its annual convention and expo yesterday.