Neil Pruitt

The Russ era begins

The Russ era begins

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Barring a shocker that would be akin to Uncle Sam suddenly handing out a double-digit market basket increase to Medicare reimbursement rates, Len Russ will become the next board chairman of the American Health Care Association today. Call it a big win for a "little guy."

60 seconds with ... Neil L. Pruitt Jr.

60 seconds with ... Neil L. Pruitt Jr.

Q: What are your goals as a member of the new national long-term care commission? A: My hope is we look at the whole system and make sure there are rational incentives. We have to take scarce resources and spread them appropriately.

Providers should focus on quality indicators to cope with payment changes, executive advises

Providers should focus on quality indicators to cope with payment changes, executive advises

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Changing payment models and an impending budget debate in Congress will force nursing homes to do more with fewer resources, a top long-term care executive told McKnight's.