The Week's Top Stories
Connecticut's largest union of healthcare workers has reached a tentative agreement to raise the minimum wage in several of the state's nursing homes to $15 per hour.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has released its final bundled payment model for hip and knee replacement surgeries, which includes plans to waive the three-day stay rule for beneficiaries entering "qualified" skilled nursing facilities.
A lawsuit alleging that the CEO of North American Health Care Inc. personally oversaw a kickback scheme will continue, despite his motion to have the case dismissed, a federal court ruled last week.
Attorneys representing two ManorCare Health Services residents affected by a headline-making Hepatitis C outbreak have asked a judge to dismiss a federal lawsuit against the operator so they can sue both ManorCare and its contractor, Trinity Health, in North Dakota state court.
Alumni at a prestigious Washington, D.C. institution are raising concerns over the school's recent purchase of a nursing facility in an effort to expand their campus.