Pennsylvania

SNF group cries foul over attorney general's contingency deal with private law firm

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Pennsylvania's probe into alleged staffing problems at several nursing homes are among the latest to call into question certain kinds of arrangements.

TV report questions nursing homes' influence on regulators

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A TV station alleged Wednesday that Pennsylvania's largest nursing home provider group may have undue influence over state regulators.

Report: Complex care management can succeed, reduced Medicare SNF expenditures 64% in one instance

Report: Complex care management can succeed, reduced Medicare SNF expenditures 64% in one instance

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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 acquire 14 SNFS

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 rules

Nursing home faces liability for hundreds of workers required to go through pre-employment medical screening, federal judge rules

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A Pennsylvania skilled nursing provider cannot escape liability for hiring hundreds of workers after illegal medical screenings, a federal judge recently ruled.

HJ Sims adds Jim Bodine as investment EVP

HJ Sims adds Jim Bodine as investment EVP

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.

Nursing facilities picking up the pieces after Hurricane Sandy's wrath

Nursing facilities picking up the pieces after Hurricane Sandy's wrath

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Several facilities on the East Coast have lost power and the use of back-up generators

A Medicaid conundrum

A Medicaid conundrum

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."

Two courts find Medicare skilled nursing, home care rules too strict

Two courts find Medicare skilled nursing, home care rules too strict

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.