McKnight's has earned two Gold Awards in this year's Hermes Creative Awards, a program honoring creative professionals in digital media, communications, marketing and public relations.
Proposed fiscal year 2018 payment rules for skilled nursing facilities and hospices will soon be published for public comment, according to one federal website.
Negotiations between the federal government and religious groups over the Affordable Care Act's controversial contraception mandate could stretch on under a motion filed Monday in federal court.
Hospitals urge CMS to stop mandatory bundled payments ... Little thought given to impact of hearing loss on physician, elderly patient communication ... Incorporating social supports into Medicare could help chronically ill beneficiaries
An Indiana-based healthcare management group is facing a class action lawsuit after one applicant claims she was denied a job at the company due to an allegedly false background check report.
In a move likely to bring some relief to long-term care providers, House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) said last weekend a vote on the GOP's revised healthcare bill is unlikely to occur until the party is confident it has the support to get the plan through the House.
The Pennsylvania attorney general's office filed an appeal last week of a state court's decision to dismiss a lawsuit against 25 Golden LivingCenters.
RN's lawsuit claims facility fired him over daughter's cancer diagnosis ... Ohio SNF inspectors understaffed, missing deadlines ... Hormone therapy may help older women at high risk of fractures
Kindred Healthcare Inc. may be exploring a sale amidst an uncertain future for post-acute care reimbursements, Reuters reported on Friday.
A former employee of a Pennsylvania nursing home is facing assault and neglect charges after he allegedly repeatedly sprayed a resident with hand sanitizer.
People who drink a single diet soft drink per day showed a higher rate of developing dementia and stroke over a decade, according to new research.
Florida didn't stop Medicaid payments to providers with fraud claims ... CMS posts updates to PBJ policy manual ... Healthcare industry turning to ex-offenders to fill jobs
The owner of a shuttered nursing home in Missouri admitted in court on Wednesday that he took $667,000 in Medicaid funds meant for the facility and spent it on strippers, pet care, gambling and a country club membership.
Spending on beneficiaries who qualify for both Medicaid and Medicare could drop by $44 billion over the next ten years if the Medicaid program moves to a limiting per-capita system, according to new research.
Many state Medicaid programs are trying to improve their data analytics and provider education to curb fraud and waste within the program — efforts recently criticized in a federal report — one official said this week.
Delaying bundled payment models could make programs a 'moving target,' AHA says ... Death of SNF resident hit by chair ruled a homicide ... Healthcare execs largely pessimistic about Trump administration's impact on patient care
Drops in skilled nursing admissions contributed to a 9% cut in post-acute spending for accountable care organizations in the Medicare Shared Savings Program, recent research found.
Healthcare support workers are more likely to smoke or have poor dietary habits compared to workers in other occupations, according to a recently published study.
Seniors who engage in strength training may be able to gain muscle and become less susceptible to falls, according to one expert.
Grassley calls on CMS to explain Medicare Advantage overcharges ... Physician visit program in SNFs lowered readmission rates by 7% ... Provision of inpatient pay rule would allow release of inspection records