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Kimberly Marselas

Kimberly Marselas

Kimberly Marselas is senior editor of McKnight’s Long-Term Care News. She joined the staff in 2021 after working as a contributor for eight years. A proud journalism graduate of the University of Maryland, Kim started her career as a daily newspaper reporter and has always been drawn to stories involving children and seniors (and food). She is a fast and dedicated reader and a slow and somewhat less-dedicated half marathoner. She lives in central Pennsylvania with her husband and three children.

Most recent articles by Kimberly Marselas

‘Strap on your seat belts,’ as post-acute experts forecast opportunities amid threats of week-old Biden administration

Long-term care providers wary of extra scrutiny should also be prepared for new opportunities in an administration that will likely expand insurance coverage and embrace innovative care models that could reshape the referral process. That was one of several takeaways from Wednesday’s NIC Leadership huddle featuring post-acute care policy experts Dan Mendelson, founder of Avalere…

New Five-Star ratings ding providers for infection control lapses; overall performance stagnant

Despite more than 12,000 infection control-related citations given during the COVID-19 pandemic, most U.S. nursing homes didn’t see their ratings change much in updated Five-Star guidance published Wednesday. An analysis by Formation Healthcare Group found the prevalence of citations has not changed drastically during the pandemic, with the average health tags cited per facility dropping…

Also in the News for Thursday, Jan. 28

Fewer SNFs banked value-based incentives in pandemic-affected 2020 … Second monoclonal antibody formulation, this one with injectable option, shows promise as COVID-19 preventative … Police: Nursing home employee exploited electronic system to order Oxy refills — for herself … Johnson & Johnson says it can produce up to 100 million single-dose coronavirus vaccines by June…

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