Medicare beneficiaries who stayed continuously enrolled in the same accountable care organization over a four-year period had 10% lower healthcare costs, a new report finds. But when beneficiaries had a catastrophic health event, costs skyrocketed.
The McKnight’s Senior Living Online Expo returns this week.
A 5-star nursing home and pharmacy will pay almost $13 million to the estate of a former resident who died after failing to receive antibiotics for an infection.
Sicker Medicaid population to blame for losses, ProMedica says … Move-in an important time for residents, suicide study suggests … Nursing home threatened with closure due to ‘appalling’ water leaks … MedPAC doesn’t agree with proposed increase to size of group in group therapy
Nearly one-third of directors of nursing and almost one-fourth of administrators say they feel “ahead of the curve” when it comes to their ability to keep up with technology and innovation at work.
President Donald Trump said this week he could intervene on behalf of the Department of Veterans Affairs with Johnson & Johnson over access to its new medication to treat depression.
A certified nurse’s aide who gave residents her own Klonopin will perform community service and serve probation.
Resident’s family sues over 2014 cigarette fire death … Maine legalizes medically assisted suicide … NY legislator introduces bill to monitor Special Focus Facility contenders
Long-term care administrators and directors of nursing have strong feelings of control over their work, but more importantly, they also expressed confidence that their colleagues value their contributions.
Nursing home occupancy had its first year-over-year increase since January 2015, hitting 83.7% in the first quarter of 2019, the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care announced Wednesday.
Four skilled nursing facilities and a physical therapy center in the Chicago area have agreed to pay $9.7 million to resolve upcoding claims.
Abuse or neglect, including among skilled nursing facility beneficiaries, resulted in around 1 in 5 high-risk hospital emergency room Medicare claims in 2016, a new government report finds.
$143,000 in fines over six months results in Ohio facility closing ….Florida Board of Medicine approves forms for doctors to use in ordering smokable pot …Occupancy in skilled nursing facilities reached 83.7% in the first quarter of 2019
When it comes to career advancement, many leaders aren’t expecting much help from their bosses, and anticipate even less from their employers. But location and company size can affect perceptions here, an exclusive McKnight’s survey and related research has found.
More than 400 Special Focus Facility candidates should be highlighted on Nursing Home Compare, an advocate group said Tuesday. It reignited a firestorm that began last week when a pair of federal lawmakers made public a “secret” list of poor performers.
Legislation that would require employers to have a prevention plan for workplace violence has moved forward after being marked up in committee.
CNA guilty of abuse after muffling resident’s mouth with hand … Avera pushes for role in Skyline receivership … Value-based reimbursement, management, strategy covered in comprehensive nursing home report
Nursing home administrators and directors of nursing are generally very satisfied with their current positions — and their compensation — according to the 2019 McKnight’s LTC Mood of the Market Survey.
The often-maligned long-term care insurance industry could be in line for another major blackeye soon in a California courtroom.
While a resident advocacy group and nursing home industry lobbyists may disagree on most subjects, a new report indicates that they might find common ground in one area: staffing.