Interpretive guidance for the new survey process incorporating Phase 2 regulations may be released over the next few weeks, a top government official said Thursday.
Senate Republicans emerged Thursday to release details of their health reform bill that would repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, and providers made no secret out of their displeasure.
Federal regulators announced Thursday that they are extending the comment period for a proposal to revise the skilled nursing facility prospective payment system case-mix methodology.
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) planned to share on Thursday morning a so-called "discussion draft" of a health reform bill that is likely to cause long-term providers a lot of worry.
About 725,000 healthcare jobs could be lost over the next decade as a result of the pending House GOP healthcare bill, according to analysts.
LeadingAge announced Wednesday that it has formed the Center for Workforce Solutions to better assist providers with employee recruitment, training and retention.
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Small and rural providers may find it easier to participate in quality programs under the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) following a proposed rule that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services issued Tuesday.
Department of Veterans Affairs clinicians and pharmacists should be able to order medications electronically and track dispensing of controlled prescription drugs, among other best practices, according to a government report.
Florida nursing homes will be moving to a prospective payment system for reimbursement following Gov. Rick Scott's (R) signing of legislation Friday.
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State Medicaid directors are actively working to mitigate effects of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' 2016 managed care rule.
Cuts to Medicaid, whether they are in President Trump's budget or via the GOP healthcare bill, would hurt efforts to curb opioid addiction, according to attendees at the White House's first panel on opioids Friday.
Almost one-fourth (22%) of eldercare facilities have no policy whatsoever for animal-assisted intervention programs, also called therapy animal or pet therapy programs, according to a new academic study.
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Genesis Healthcare Inc. has agreed to pay more than $53 million to settle six lawsuits that alleged the long-term care giant violated the False Claims Act, the Department of Justice announced Friday.
The gunman in a shooting that left two Ohio nursing home employees and a police officer dead reportedly shot the facility's alarm system as he entered, leaving many employees unaware that he was in the building.
Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae, a highly pathogenic and antibiotic-resistant bacteria that worries nursing home providers, has hit a 5.2% prevalence rate in Washington, D.C. healthcare facilities, according to a recent analysis.
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