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Groups push back against dual eligible Part D rebates.
The estimated cost of caring for Alzheimer's patients climbed $20 billion in a single year, according to an annual report issued Tuesday by the Alzheimer's Association.
A proposed Bill of Rights for residents of nursing homes and assisted living facilities was withdrawn from consideration before a Florida constitutional revision commission, a move drawing praise from industry advocates.
Efforts to improve frontline supervision can improve the quality of entry-level jobs in long-term care and lead to higher retention of certified nursing assistants and better patient care, according to a report issued Tuesday.