Meg LaPorte

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Myths busted! SNF therapy is a great place for debunking persistent misconceptions and lore

Myths busted! SNF therapy is a great place for debunking persistent misconceptions and lore

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Despite efforts by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to clarify Medicare rules via its coverage manuals and local coverage determinations, some rules are just too broad to interpret specifically, she notes. And so myths persist.

Just the ticket: From data to design, laundry services are undergoing significant changes

Just the ticket: From data to design, laundry services are undergoing significant changes

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Laundry may not be the sexiest of topics in long-term care, but it is nonetheless an important — albeit sometimes overlooked — element when it comes to design, safety, and infection control efforts.

Emergency! Prep time

Emergency! Prep time

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As deadline nears, providers and vendors ramp up education, training and drills

CMS clarifies staffing, care link under broad mega-rule

CMS clarifies staffing, care link under broad mega-rule

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What is the definition of sufficient staffing in a nursing home?

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