The Week's Top Stories
The reported error rate for Medicare Fee-for-Service in fiscal year 2015 was 12.09%, well above the compliance threshold of 10%, a new government report finds.
The family of a 77-year-old resident who died while living at a Colorado nursing home received $5.5 million in damages on Friday, in what was believed to be a record-setting verdict.
A transcription error at a Minnesota Golden Living facility led to a resident going without a blood-thinning medication for nine days and subsequently dying from a stroke, a state report finds.
Few accountable care organizations are lining up to waive the three-day stay requirement for skilled nursing facilities, causing some healthcare experts to wonder if the waiver is still relevant.
The first updates to overtime pay regulations in 12 years will more than double the current salary threshold for overtime exemptions, the Department of Labor announced on Wednesday.