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Also in the News for Tuesday, Jan. 28

Rescission of state Medicaid contracts worth $21B faces pushback … Majority of family caregivers say healthcare workers don’t ask about their understanding of older adults’ treatments … Feds working on proposal to reduce out-of-pocket insulin costs for seniors

Also in the News for Monday, Jan. 27

CMS announcement on greater Medicaid block grant eligibility could be this week … Some state, federal policies found to limit Medicaid beneficiaries’ access to opioid treatment meds: GAO … Bankrupt New Jersey nursing home gets a new owner

Also in the News for Friday, Jan. 24

CMS posts new draft version of MDS 3.0 Item Set Change History … Former nursing home owner gets 7 years in prison for $48M fraud scheme … Discovery of new Alzheimer’s gene could help slow its progression … Having residents drink more tea may decrease their chances of developing depression

Also in the News for Thursday, Jan. 23

Doctor to pay $1.1M to settle claims he paid kickbacks for services to long-term care patients … Caregivers lose pay raises at Missouri state-run nursing homes for veterans … $20K bail set for woman accused of fighting nursing home employees, robbery
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