Pennsylvania's probe into alleged staffing problems at several nursing homes are among the latest to call into question certain kinds of arrangements.
A TV station alleged Wednesday that Pennsylvania's largest nursing home provider group may have undue influence over state regulators.
Well-designed programs to coordinate care for patients with complex needs can reduce Medicare expenditures, including skilled nursing facility costs, according to an issue brief released Thursday by The Commonwealth Fund.
Formation Capital and Safanad Limited have bought 14 skilled nursing facilities for around $150 million.
Nursing home faces liability for hundreds of workers required to go through pre-employment medical screening, federal judge rulesJuly 15, 2014
A Pennsylvania skilled nursing provider cannot escape liability for hiring hundreds of workers after illegal medical screenings, a federal judge recently ruled.
HJ Sims has announced the addition of a new location in Philadelphia, and the appointment of Jim Bodine as executive vice president of the firm's investment banking team in senior living.
Several facilities on the East Coast have lost power and the use of back-up generators
The U.S. Supreme Court's recent ruling on health care reform brings to mind Apollo 13 astronaut John Swigert's understated line: "Houston, we have a problem."
Federal courts in Pennsylvania and Vermont have ruled that the Obama administration's Medicare standards are too stringent when it comes to deciding if a patient is eligible for skilled nursing home care or home health.