McKnight's daily update to take holiday break
McKnight's will not publish its daily update this Monday, July 4, in observance of the Independence Day holiday. Publication of the update will resume on Tuesday, July 5.
Even as the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission called for cuts to skilled nursing in its semi-annual report to Congress this week, lawmakers appeared ready to shape payment reform themselves.
About 60,000 elderly or disabled Medicaid recipients in Louisiana are being told they should expect to lose their benefits in July, and advocates say more than a quarter of them could be forced out of the long-term care facilities they call home.
Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner (R) wants to buy a new nursing home and expand the state's existing campus for veterans in Quincy.