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Decreasing LTC and acute care transfers by recognizing early warning signs

Decreasing LTC and acute care transfers by recognizing early warning signs

As the principal investigator of a three-year Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) Challenge Grant, Yeaman Consulting is focusing on improving transitions of care between hospitals and long-term care (LTC) facilities by implementing electronic health information exchange to support resident care during and after transfers.

Inmates cause 'jeopardy' tag

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An Oklahoma provider is appealing after it was slapped with Immediate Jeopardy citations and $168,000 in fines for housing inmates injured in a prison riot.

What genius thought nursing homes and prisoners were a good mix?

What genius thought nursing homes and prisoners were a good mix?

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It's hardly a secret that many nursing home employees were once convicted of crimes. But facilities generally don't accept inmates still serving time, with perhaps one notable exception

SNF that kept prison inmates constituted 'immediate jeopardy' for residents, state says

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An Oklahoma nursing home was slapped with $168,000 in fines after taking in jailed inmates following a prison riot.

Nursing home executives settle allegations of mortgage-refinancing scheme

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Three men recently agreed to pay over $5.3 million to settle charges that they issued false statements to secure mortgage financing for three Oklahoma nursing homes.

U.S. district court invalidates federal calculation for hospice care reimbursement

The U.S. District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma recently ruled that a federal regulation capping Medicare payments for hospice care providers is invalid. That echoes a Texas district court ruling handed down earlier this year.

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