Nursing homes had the highest rate of workplace injury and illness in 2012, according to the latest figures from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Clinicians can use a new assessment to determine when an Alzheimer's patient is likely to need nursing home care, according to researchers based at Columbia University Medical Center.
A skilled nursing facility discharging a Medicare Part A resident to another SNF is responsible for ambulance transportation fees, and no separate Part B claim should be made for that service, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid stated in a recent memorandum.
Long-term care operators might want to add show-tune sing-alongs to their dementia care plans, new research suggests.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services should provide better surveyor training in understanding use of antipsychotic medications and reestablish a separate F-Tag for related deficiencies, according to a recently issued report.