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.
After the tax law change in 2017, you will be penalized if your tax losses are too large. Cost segregation studies can play an important part of managing this issue.
While there are a lot of very tough financial decisions looming in order to address the federal budget, we ask Congress to make a simple one – please step forward and authorize a Medicare RAC prepayment claim review program.
A convergence of market pressures is bearing down on the nursing home industry. Changing demographics, old infrastructure, new competition, rising labor costs and a plethora of never-ending reimbursement pressures have all battered what was once seen as a business with infinite demand.
My team and I approached the New York State Department of Health and the Department of Education in September of last year and received approval to develop and start a CNA training course. For anyone thinking about a future in healthcare, this eight-week course is a great place to start. Here’s more good news: It’s free!
There is a terrific story that nobody is telling. Homes are getting dramatically better at providing quality care.
It was about an hour after the release of the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ proposed rule for FY19, which contained the big Patient-Driven Payment Model reveal, that a wave of bold and somewhat uninformed statements surfaced.
Often managerial decisions are top-down. While that process has its place, an evaluative instrument using specific assessment criteria of an individual, manager or employee, will help pinpoint a communication strength or weakness in an individual.
This unique process helps to ensure that the care we are delivering is having a positive effect on the outcomes and quality of life for our residents.
Arbitration is an effective means of resolving disputes. However, judicial response to arbitration has been mixed. While both the United States Supreme Court and federal district courts have resoundingly accepted arbitration, state court response has been less receptive. The result is that there is a lack of uniformity at the federal and state levels concerning…
Age Well Study open to additional participants until November 30
The denial of the 20% deduction extends beyond rental properties and will apply to all related companies – management, supplies, and other ancillaries.