The chief executive of a struggling skilled care provider is cutting his own position, after 18 years on the job, in a bid to keep the home afloat.
Nursing home signs 'groundbreaking contract,' doles out bonuses to staffers for cutting back bed sores
One New York nursing home is trying an outside-the-box approach to keeping residents safe.
The Department of Labor has officially revoked a rule that requires employers to report whenever they seek assistance from consultants or lawyers to dissuade employees from joining unions.
Providers who might be scrambling to get their applications in for the 2018 McKnight's Excellence in Technology Awards just received a reprieve.
California to feature more homelike, "small-house" SNFs in new pilot program ... Mechanical lift sling fails twice on separate occasions, landing provider $50,000 fine ... Massachusetts becoming the 'Silicon Valley for age-tech'
One key provider advocate is expressing optimism that a pending new payment system will spare operators from therapy upcoding lawsuits like the one settled for $10 million Wednesday.
One Illinois judge has served up a warning to future whistleblowers who might bring claims against skilled nursing facilities.
Salaries for certified nurse aides at continuing care retirement communities have taken a healthy jump upward, according to a new survey.
Hospital says it's considering slashing skilled care services, obstetrics to reduce costs ... Nursing home sector 'on the verge of collapse,' says one state care leader ... Mobility plans get hospitalized patients moving, may reduce discharges to SNFs
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' move to start paying for virtual visits, beyond rural areas of the country, is being lauded by advocates in the field.
The House of Representatives is launching an investigation into alleged poor care at Veterans Affairs nursing homes, after a newspaper exposé pulled the curtain back on the issue.
One of the leading groups representing long-term care pharmacists is urging the federal government to "act swiftly" to address "skyrocketing drug costs" that are harming the field.
Hospital plans $13M new outpatient clinic, says nursing homes no longer first choice for patients ... Aggressive pharma execs had 'specific business plan in place' to target nursing homes for excessive opioid sales, lawsuit alleges ... Most seniors with probable dementia undiagnosed or unaware that they have it: study
Medicare appeals might be getting a little more complicated for skilled care providers, thanks to a recent ruling from the Supreme Court, legal analysts predict.
Continuing care retirement communities are adapting to a changing market of healthier seniors, which includes reducing skilled nursing units, a new report finds.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is aiming to make it easier for providers to apply for eligibility, the agency announced late last week.
Kaiser tool shows how nursing home staffing fluctuates across the U.S. ... Senators push drug maker to boost production of popular shingles vaccine ... Attorney general's office strengthens ability to prosecute PA nursing homes
In most states insurance companies can deny Medigap policies to seniors because of a pre-existing condition, leaving possible long-term care consumers unable to pay for services, a new analysis finds.
Physicians can receive Medicare payments for using telecommunications such as audio or video with patients, according to new guidelines from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.
Providers are being advised to review toileting procedures in the wake of California's stern treatment of a facility receiving the maximum fine for a recent resident accident.