Several providers are hopeful about a pilot program from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services that allows easier access to Medicare claims data.
General Electric has been ranked as one of the riskiest long-term care insurers days after being accused of hiding $29 billion in losses related to its LTC insurance business.
With nine nursing homes in Connecticut at risk of closure, two Republican state senators have slammed recent Medicaid cuts.
Jury convicts Los Angeles pharmacy owners in $35 million Medicare scheme … Study suggests deep brain stimulation may increase dopamine levels, improve Parkinson’s disease symptoms … Drug companies settle opioid cases for $15 million
General Electric isn’t backing down after being accused of committing a total of $38 billion in accounting fraud, which allegedly includes hiding $29 billion in losses related to its long-term care insurance business.
A former auditor for Nebraska’s Medicaid office has been sentenced to 16 months in jail and ordered to pay nearly $277,000 in restitution after he pled guilty to benefit fraud.
Burnout in geriatric nursing staff could be used to predict the well-being of residents in long-term care facilities, according to a new study.
Closure of nursing home leaves community shocked … Physical activity, acupressure linked to improved sleeping habits in nursing home residents … AMA innovation arm to launch local Medicare Advantage plan for underserved seniors
A judge has approved a nearly $1 million penalty for the former leader of a nursing home chain after the company defaulted on $146 million in loans — the biggest default in the HUD federal mortgage insurance program’s history.
A major provider advocate appealed to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ solicitation for feedback on how to improve its “Patients Over Paperwork” initiative.
More than a dozen states, along with the District of Columbia, are challenging the federal government’s Public Charge rule that a leading advocate said could hurt immigrant seniors.
Study questions ‘burdensome’ interventions for nursing home residents in final days … Fired nursing home aide charged with manslaughter in resident’s death, facility ‘fully cooperating’ with police … CDC report analyzes antibiotic use in healthcare, nursing homes
Immigrant senior citizens could be forced to choose between paying for long-term care support and losing their immigration status if the federal government’s new inadmissibility rule goes into effect, leading advocates warn.
Following a deadly outbreak that killed 11 children, New Jersey will now require certain long-term care facilities to develop and submit an outbreak response plan to the state’s Department of Health.
Some providers could be forced to change how they dispose of hazardous waste pharmaceuticals, thanks to a new rule that goes into effect Wednesday.
Residents, staff speak out against possible closure of nursing home … Summit Healthcare REIT names new CEO, COO … Costs of treating seniors with dementia through Medicare managed care still unclear
Investing in registered nurses may help curb abuse and neglect rates in nursing homes, experts suggested in a recent analysis.
The Patient-Drive Payment Model, with its rewards for higher-acuity patients and group therapy, is expected to be a boon for healthcare real estate company Invesque, executives said Thursday.
The former CEO of SavaSeniorCare, Tony E. Oglesby, died Sunday at age 57. He led Sava’s affiliated facilities for more than 14 years.
Provider preview reports now available for skilled nursing facilities … Medicare Part D out-of-pocket maximum set to increase for seniors by 25% in 2020 … Family members, not strangers, more likely to financially abuse seniors