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Also in the News for Friday, Feb. 21

ACHCA announces inaugural Hall of Fame class: Farleys, Slatky and Finkelstein … National ACO group questions Medicare leaders on new payment model … Genesis nursing homes settle neglect cases for $740K

Also in the News for Thursday, Feb. 20

Demand for long-term care among veterans increasing dramatically … License appeal rejected for Florida nursing home where residents died after Hurricane Irma … 4 risk factors that will likely send residents back to the hospital

Also in the News for Wednesday, Feb. 19

Average salary for LTC corporate execs increases … Provider forced to layoff 71 workers following Medicaid cuts … Researchers reduce antipsychotic use in more than 50% of residents … Provider groups call for increased collaboration following ANSI hearing

McKnight’s 40 for 40: Paul Klaassen

Who’s the single person perhaps most responsible for a large-scale exodus of residents from nursing homes to senior living communities in recent decades? Former Sunrise Senior Living Chairman and CEO Paul Klaassen.

Also in the News for Tuesday, Feb. 18

States audits can be used to claw back more improper Medicaid funding: GAO … County to fine nursing homes that don’t comply with abuse reporting law … Nursing home residents using less aspirin in final days … Ohio won’t participate in Medicaid block grant program

Also in the News for Friday, Feb. 14

Nursing home’s arbitration agreement nullified even though son signed document on behalf of resident … CMS announces new code for coronavirus lab test … State explains reasoning behind ‘first-of-its-kind’ decision to deny nursing home license … Nursing home accused of not notifying family of resident’s death, cremation months earlier
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