James M. Berklan

Editor

James M. Berklan has been the Editor of McKnight's Long-Term Care News and its affiliated publications since 2001. A graduate of Northwestern and John Carroll universities, he resides in the Chicago area with his wife and two children.

Most Recent Articles by James M. Berklan

CMS proposes Medicare ACO overhaul to prod more risk-taking

CMS proposes Medicare ACO overhaul to prod more risk-taking

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"Pathways to Success" is predicted to save the Medicare program $2.2 billion over 10 years.

Managed care's bully act is already wearing thin

Managed care's bully act is already wearing thin

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A new study points out that decreasing lengths of stay (LOS), which are compelled largely by managed care and other group entities, are playing havoc with traditional long-term care operations.

PDPM rules will curb upcoding: expert

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One of the unplanned byproducts of a proposed new payment system could be a better legal image and standing of therapy and rehab providers.

Money mischief brings harsh penalties for CEO, associates

Money mischief brings harsh penalties for CEO, associates

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All five participants in a massive series of fraud, kickback and money-laundering schemes centering on American Senior Communities were handed lengthy sentences in July, most of them behind bars.

CMS gives telehealth a reimbursement win

CMS gives telehealth a reimbursement win

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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has proposed allowing physician reimbursement for video chats and check-ins, eliciting praise from the industry.

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