A Texas mayor and three others were indicted Wednesday for their alleged roles in a $150 million healthcare fraud and money laundering scheme, prosecutors said.
At first blush, providers in other states might feel a bit envious about a proposal being floated in Texas. But they might want to reconsider.
Community Hospital Corporation in Plano, TX, has selected HCS Interactant™ to provide an integrated EHR platform for their Long-Term Acute Care Hospitals, the technology company announced.
Integral Senior Living has been selected to manage The Village at Stonebridge in McKinney, TX. The facility will open near the end of August, a spokesperson told McKnight's.
Nursing homes and other non-hospital providers largely have been overlooked in efforts to improve patient safety, and this needs to change, an expert told a Senate panel Thursday. Today, "little is known" about the "distinct safety issues" in nursing homes and other non-hospital settings, said Tejal Gandhi, M.D., MPH, president of the National Patient Safety Foundation and a professor at Harvard Medical School.
Berkadia Commercial Mortgage LLC recently worked with Capital Senior Living Corporation in arranging $156.6 million to finance 15 seniors housing properties located in seven states.
The U.S. Supreme Court has rejected a petition from Extendicare Homes to review a conflict over an arbitration agreement and wrongful death lawsuit.
Housing & Healthcare Finance has advised on a $940 million loan for Deutsche Bank involving 167 skilled nursing facilities in 19 states, with significant concentrations in Colorado, Maryland, Michigan, North Carolina and Texas.
A man allegedly shot and killed his wife in a Texas nursing home before killing himself Thursday morning, police reported.
Aviv REIT Inc. has bought a skilled nursing facility, assisted living facility, independent living facility in Minnesota and a skilled nursing facility in Texas in two transactions for $43.4 million.
American HealthTech chose West Rest Haven Nursing Home for a CareHero award for the facility's work following a devastating fertilizer explosion.
Staffing is a key factor in determining a nursing home's quality of care, according to new state-by-state analysis from advocacy group Families for Better Care.
A Texas nursing home has triumphed in a lawsuit that claimed it had retaliated against a facility resident when family members complained about her care.
More than 100 residents were safely evacuated after their nursing home in West, TX, was heavily damaged by a fertilizer facility explosion Wednesday night.
A drop in enhanced federal funding for Medicaid made states increase outlays for the program by an estimated 16.2% in fiscal 2012, according to a new joint report by the National Association of State Budget Officers and National Governors Association.
Home health agencies received $5 million in overpayments for dubious Medicare claims filed in 2010, federal investigators have found.
Regardless of whether states choose to expand Medicaid, states are facing fiscal crisis related to rising healthcare costs and government pension obligations, a new report finds.
Texas has received a windfall of federal funding to test care coordination programs between acute and long-term care providers.
The lack of major injuries or fatalities at a Texas nursing home during a deadly tornado Tuesday reflects the hours spent preparing for such an event, officials said.
Senior citizens who receive Social Security benefits cannot opt out of Medicare and rely solely on private insurance, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday.
Johnson & Johnson has agreed to pay $158 million to settle a Medicaid fraud lawsuit. The lawsuit accused J & J subsidiary Janssen Pharmaceuticals of giving state officials kickbacks in exchange for putting the antipsychotic Risperdal on an approved list for Medicaid recipients.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is offering $9 million in grants to expand a program that trains retirees to spot Medicare fraud.
A Texas nursing home with a history of neglect complaints and code violations is being investigated by the state after the facility abruptly closed its doors.
A top Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services official said this week that turning Medicaid into a block grant program is not a viable solution for easing state budget woes.
The Texas House of Representatives' budget proposal for fiscal 2012-2013 includes cuts to Medicare providers of 34%, which is three times higher than nursing home advocates expected.
Sellers of incontinence products have squared off against the Texas state comptroller's office, which wants to competitively bid underpads, catheters and other supplies for Medicaid patients in the state.
States thinking of withdrawing from the Medicaid program should think again, the head of the American Health Care Association says.