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New scope for Tech Awards

New scope for Tech Awards

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The 2018 McKnight's Excellence in Technology Awards program is expanding to two tracks and also doubling the number of available categories.

Want CE credit? Better have a number

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The National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards announced it is creating a continuing education registry.

Providers decry $2 billion loss in therapy caps deal

Providers decry $2 billion loss in therapy caps deal

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Providers knew that elimination of Medicare Part B therapy caps would likely come with significant side costs, but nobody wanted them this high.

Online Expo enjoying 12th year

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Providers will have ongoing access to all sessions at this month's 12th Annual McKnight's Online Expo for at least six months after the event, organizers confirmed during final preparations.

Providers take issue with Trump's budget

Providers take issue with Trump's budget

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Long-term care providers found little to like in President Donald Trump's proposed budget for 2019.

Industry balks at drug report

Industry balks at drug report

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Skilled nursing leaders criticized a Human Rights Watch report on antipsychotics in February.

Therapy caps gone — and so is $2 billion

Therapy caps gone — and so is $2 billion

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Providers celebrated the permanent repeal of Medicare Part B therapy limits when President Trump signed a new budget compromise Feb. 9.

Industry push to end therapy cap limits has come up short

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Providers and Medicare Part B beneficiaries were hoping for a reprieve at press time from therapy caps that kicked into full effect when Congress failed to repeal them or extend a broad exceptions process by Jan. 1.

An ER visit can signal decline

An ER visit can signal decline

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Visiting the emergency room can signal the beginning of serious health challenges for an older person even when he or she is not admitted, researchers from the Yale University School of Medicine contend.