ponents of the new Medicare Advantage proposed rule are likely optimistic for the future of telehelth in SNFs, but expanding the scope of telehealth in SNFs will continue to be an on-going endeavor.
Many institutions, including those in healthcare, restrict the agency of women as they tend to occupy roles with less power and tend to be more harshly judged for the same behaviors.
Contrary to the Trump Administration’s assertions, CON laws are not an effort to impair competition.
Despite a volatile year in the markets with trade tensions and political news at the forefront, overall economic data for 2018 was largely favorable.
I did an informal survey around the office to get a broad set of the top 13 predictions for 2019 and I’d like to share them with you. There is some cheek in these predictions, but all grounded in solid insight.
As our nation ages and healthcare dollars are stretched, quality lower-cost settings will be crucial to get Medicare beneficiaries home stronger and keep Medicaid recipients healthier.
As we’ve adopted the Green House Project® model of care, we’ve noticed staff and residents have truly become like family.
As with everything else, the IRS always has the ability to challenge anything which saves you taxes. However, since being on the SNF license imposes some burdens, having people who only own an interest in the property company is fairly common and provides a business purpose for the structure.
Medical aid in dying is the most regulated end-of-life care option — far more regulated than other end-of-life care options — which have far greater risk for abuse or coercion, such as palliative sedation.
I challenge you to find your Moneyball questions as a hiring manager to create your best employee lineup. As a candidate wanting to get that game winning hit and landing that dream job, review your professional work history and be prepared to share your winning numbers!
On a late November afternoon in bright, crowded meeting rooms across the campuses of Hebrew SeniorLife, the cheers are loud and the air is electric. A double celebration is underway: HSL ROCKS! – aka Recognizing Outstanding Contributions, Kindness, and Success – a quarterly celebration honoring peer-nominated individuals who have gone above and beyond, is in…
There is a way Democrats could capitalize upon the enthusiasm of many in their base for “Medicare for All.” They could join together with Republicans and make Medicare responsible for what so many errantly believe it to already be – long-term care.
Celebrate the demise of RCS-1. It is widely accepted that RCS-1 would have been the downfall of the SNF, would leave our seniors sicker, shorten their lives, and provide an unmanageable system for payment.
Engaging in an ethical dialogue has to be done with authentic intent by leaders.
It’s not morbid to talk about death, even on the dance floor at your high school reunion.
In 2017, under the False Claim Act, the Department of Justice (DOJ) recovered more than $3.7 billion.
The joy of giving is certainly something that is a topic of many conversations during this holiday season. How often do we hear things like, “It’s better to give than receive,” or “the best part of Christmas is watching the look on someone’s face when they open that special gift.”
The Tacoma Ordinance should be reconsidered and more narrowly crafted to address legitimate misuses of emergency responder services.
Skilled nursing facilities and other long-term care establishments are finding their advertising claims under fire as plaintiffs use state consumer protection statutes to lodge malpractice claims against them.
Gathering together, enjoying a meal with others in a welcoming environment provides a sense of comfort and community that not much else can rival. Fulfillment of the senses, an ease of the mind, and peace in the heart – we all deserve this luxury regardless of where we call home, temporarily or otherwise.