Tim Mullaney

Tim Mullaney

Staff Writer

Tim Mullaney came to McKnight's in 2013 from the content marketing firm Brafton. He has also taught writing as a lecturer at Washington University in St. Louis, where he earned his MFA.

Most Recent Articles by Tim Mullaney

Legislation would scrutinize long-term care owners

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services would have to more scrupulously verify that providers are not owned by people with a history of fraud, if a recently introduced House bill becomes law.

Massive snowstorm forces partial evacuation of NY nursing home

Ten New York counties were in a state of emergency Wednesday, and one nursing home near Buffalo had to partially evacuate the building after a deadly winter storm swept through the area.

Medicaid rule could be an obstacle for dementia care in AL, Stateline reports

Medicaid rule could be an obstacle for dementia care in AL, Stateline reports

As states begin to implement a new Medicaid rule for home- and community-based care, there is a danger that assisted living facilities might face difficult requirements that could limit access to care, according to an article published Wednesday by Stateline, a news service of the Pew Charitable Trusts.

CMS clarifies 45-day deadline for additional documentation requests

Certain auditors that are doing prepayment reviews of Medicare claims must tell providers that they have 45 days to produce any additional documents requested (ADR), according to a recent Survey & Certification memo.

Nursing home oversight makes OIG's top challenges list for second straight year

Ensuring nursing home quality remains one of the top 10 challenges facing the Department of Health and Human Services. That's according to a newly issued list from HHS' Office of Inspector General. After not appearing on the list in 2012, nursing home oversight was ranked the No. 7 priority in 2013 and now is No. 5.

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