They may not agree on much these days, but both Republicans and Democrats are expressing skepticism about a proposed federal rule that may cost long-term care providers billions in Medicaid funding and negatively affect supplemental payments.
The ongoing staffing crisis afflicting the long-term care industry may meet its match thanks to the latest initiative by a national nursing group.
Florida providers could see fewer inspections and reduced fines under legislation currently being considered by state lawmakers.
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
Twenty-two women will be inducted into the McKnight’s Women of Distinction Hall of Honor on May 7 as part of the program’s second annual class.
After a Texas senior living facility was faced with a shooting scare on Saturday, an emergency preparedness expert is calling on all providers to implement multiple security measures and personalized training so they can be ready just in case anything similar happens to them.
A dispute over therapy billing practices by Diversicare Healthcare Services has been resolved after the company announced on Wednesday its settlement agreement with the Department of Justice has been finalized.
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
State survey agencies soon may be stepping up their long-term care enforcement efforts, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services administrator suggested Tuesday.
McKnight’s today unveiled the 2020 class of Rising Stars, an impressive group of up-and-coming women who have demonstrated an exceptional commitment to senior housing and care across the United States. The Rising Stars are part of McKnight’s Women of Distinction awards program.
More than half of large long-term care providers said the new Patient Driven Payment Model has had a positive financial impact on their organization following the first billing cycle under the new payment model, according to a new KLAS report.
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
Providers could soon see changes to the preadmission screening process for potential nursing home residents.
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.
Whistleblowers and law firms may try to use skilled nursing providers’ own claims data in order to bring False Claims Act cases against them, according to a new report that analyzed healthcare fraud enforcement.
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
HCR ManorCare could be extending its reach to new health systems, Welltower executives revealed Thursday during a fourth-quarter earnings call.
A bipartisan group of lawmakers is calling on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to withdraw or revise a proposed rule that could be costly for continuing care retirement communities and their residents.
A legal expert is warning providers that effective communication could help prevent a costly violation after a skilled nursing facility was ordered to pay more than $13,000 in lost wages and damages for wrongfully terminating an employee who took maternity leave.
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