Value-based care and increased enrollment in Aetna's Medicare Advantage program figure to be two of the biggest winners thanks to the insurance giant's recently announced $37 billion acquisition of competitor Humana.
Members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee are investigating why the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has raised its Medicaid improper payment rate target for fiscal year 2015.
Extendicare has closed the $870 million sale of its U.S. operations to an investor group led by private equity firm Formation Capital LLC.
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It's an odd thing to see the king of the jungle become the hunted instead of the hunter. But that's what happened when CVS announced it was buying Omnicare.
As a little girl, Rhode Island resident Shirley Payne loved to be on the water.
NorthStar Healthcare Income Inc. closed on a $639.3 million portfolio of continuing care retirement communities in mid-June.
Edgewood Summit builds a new memory care addition in order to fully round out its healthcare mission for West Virginia residents.
Skin care and continence assessment are two of the most challenging sections of the Minimum Data Set. Here's how to generate positive outcomes
Not too hard, not too soft: Future selections for seniors will emphasize choice and style while embracing function to a higher degree than ever before, experts say
Few issues confronting long-term care administrators are more thoroughly vetted and researched than proper wound care techniques.
Our state is continually late with Medicaid reimbursements, for whatever reason. Can we sue to get some satisfaction? What can we do to help ourselves?
A Florida skilled nursing facility chain will pay $17 million to settle Medicare fraud allegations, the largest amount ever paid, according to the Department of Justice.
A ruling by the West Virginia Supreme Court as to which nursing home internal documents are fair game in lawsuits has providers around the country sitting up and taking notice.
Long-term care facilities all seem to do narcotic destruction a little differently. Could you tell me how to do it to make sure I protect myself?
The American Nurses Association recently announced its support for a bill that could require nursing homes to have a registered nurse on duty around the clock, every day of the week.
Workers whose hours fall outside of a traditional 9-to-5 schedule may be more susceptible to sleep- and weight-related health issues, according to a new study from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health.
When you provide long-term care services, lawsuits pretty much come with the territory.
Long-term care providers quickly fired back after a congressional advisory committee recommended no Medicare pay increase for the coming year.
In 15 years, at least 2.5 million more long-term care workers will be needed to keep pace with the resulting increase in caregiving demands, according to researchers at the University of California at San Francisco.