Healthcare-related topics surfaced briefly during Wednesday's third and final presidential debate, sparking Affordable Care Act criticisms, assurances about medicare's solvency, and a "nasty" quote that has since taken the internet by storm.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has given preliminary approval to a waiver that will allow Washington health officials to revamp the state's Medicaid program.
The family of a resident who died following a stay at a Canadian nursing home is hoping others will join in a $200 million lawsuit against a provider.
CMS gives grants to projects tackling care transitions, anticoagulants ... Op-ed: Pay raise for Massachusetts nursing home workers "not enough" ... Medicaid expansion didn't reduce ER visits, study finds
A California-based healthcare provider has agreed to pay $2.14 million to settle allegations that it violated HIPAA when protected health information was made publicly accessible through online search engines, authorities announced Tuesday.
Providing nursing staff with tools to handle workplace stress and mistreatment from colleagues is important in retaining staff and maintaining quality, a new study shows.
The national hourly rate for physical therapists working in long-term care has increased more than therapists working in other settings, according to a new report.
Burwell, Slavitt among names discussed for Clinton White House ... Pay raises for aides may not benefit seniors who chose home care over SNFs ... OSHA issues recommendations for workplace safety programs
Tracking therapy minutes may become obsolete within the next few years as payment models shift to focus on patient characteristics, experts warned Tuesday.
The American Health Care Association will remain "incredibly vigilant" in advocating for providers' interests in the nation's capital through the upcoming election and lame duck session, officials shared on Tuesday.
Six New York nursing home workers have been arrested for allegedly stealing personal information, money and jewelry from residents in their facilities, Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced.
Providers plead with feds for research funding ... Burden of HAIs more than flu, tuberculosis, AIDS combined ... LGBT seniors express concerns about traditional long-term care facilities
The American Health Care Association filed a lawsuit on Monday fighting back against the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' recently issued ban on pre-dispute arbitration agreements in nursing homes.
The nation's largest skilled nursing pharmacy provider has agreed to pay $28 million to settle allegations that it received kickbacks to promote use of an anti-seizure medication to nursing home residents, the U.S. Department of Justice announced Monday.
Skilled nursing providers may have to "teach" industry stakeholders about how recent changes to the Five-Star Quality Rating System impacted their ratings in order to maintain successful network partnerships, one expert stressed on Monday.
AHCA/NCAL tout advocacy in the face of change ... Healthcare group calls for provider settlements to fight Medicare appeals backlog ... Former American Senior Communities execs plead not guilty in fraud scheme
A Massachusetts-based skilled nursing operator and its director of long-term care have agreed to pay $2.5 million to resolve allegations that the company submitted inflated Medicare claims for therapy services.
Antidepressants may significantly disrupt older adults' sleep patterns and cause a disorder that can contribute to dementia, according to new research.
Electronic health records will face greater scrutiny under a final rule released by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology on Friday.
HCP spin-off of ManorCare portfolio expected to be final Oct. 31 ... HHS finalizes physician payment system ... New form of ibuprofen may provide faster pain relief, fewer side effects