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Individualized meal plans, antipsychotic use and staff training are among the hundreds of proposed changes to regulations released by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Monday, which officials said they hope will "modernize" the long-term care industry.
Two nursing assistants have been arrested, and eight more fired, after hidden cameras allegedly revealed abuse at a Minnesota nursing home.
Surveyors scrutinizing database accuracy is "very new and very problematic" for facilities that may have inaccuracies, a leading payment expert said during a McKnight's Super Tuesday webinar.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services plan to test bundled payments for hip and knee replacements could spell trouble for skilled nursing facilities, experts warn.
Nearly 60% of Massachusetts nursing homes that say they can handle residents with dementia are misleading the public about the extent of their services.