Fresh from negotiating an agreement that protects licenses at 55 of its 77 Florida facilities, Consulate Health Care is working to win back its right to provide skilled nursing services — and get paid by Medicaid and Medicare — at one of its most troubled locations.
The evolving nature of long-term care insurance policies means fewer beneficiaries end up in nursing homes, according to an industry group that released a new claims analysis Friday.
Illinois' troubled Champaign County Nursing Home racked up another $200,000 in debt in a single month and was down to its last eight rolls of toilet paper.
Nurse accused of covering up patient's fatal fall fails to surrender license, may still be practicing ... Miami man gets 97 months in $10 million home health fraud case ... Strong winds partially destroy Arkansas nursing home, scatter residents — possibly for good
Florida-based Avante Group to sell nearly half its nursing homes in two-state deal with Sentosa Care
The Avante Group is planning to exit the North Carolina market and reduce its presence in Virginia, having reached a deal with New York-based Sentosa Care LLC for 10 skilled nursing facilities.
Without missing person report, cops picked up, dropped off nursing home resident who later died outside
Police in Ohio said this week that they gave a nursing home resident a ride and dropped him off at a gas station without ever knowing he was a dementia patient who had eloped.
State and local law enforcement officials are investigating the nursing home death of H.R. McMaster Sr., the father of former national security adviser H.R. McMaster Jr.
Dems push new version of 'Medicare-for-all' with buy-in proposal ... Feds approve $40 million in funding for new VA nursing home in South Carolina ... OTC combo reduces gastrointestinal side effects in arthritis patients
With mounting financial pressure driving some private ambulance companies out of business, more ride-hailing operators are stepping into the vacuum and providing non-emergency transportation to and from nursing homes.
The federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission announced Wednesday it is suing PruittHealth-Raleigh for refusing to accommodate the pregnancy-related work restrictions of a certified nursing assistant who was later forced to resign.
Organizers in Utah this week submitted enough signatures to get a Medicaid expansion question on the state's November ballot.
Kansas officially takes over 15 financially failing nursing homes, looks for potential buyers ... Mergers and acquisitions in seniors housing and care hold steady in first quarter ... Police: Nursing home residents complained of pain because nurse secretly stole their narcotics
Federal investigators could begin cracking down on nursing facilities that refuse admission to patients being treated for opioid addiction, experts are warning.
Though nursing facilities have traditionally been designed to treat the elderly, younger residents are using facilities more often — bringing with them fewer physical demands and more behavioral health diagnoses.
Seniors who seek rehab at higher-rated short term nursing facilities are less likely to transition into long-term care facilities afterward, finds a study from the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.
Nursing home destroyed by chemical plant explosion reborn in new setting ... Food worker suing county for sexual harassment and retaliation in the nursing home kitchen ... Skilled nursing-heavy Regional Health Properties settles 25 lawsuits, looks to grow
The Supreme Court may be willing to reconsider a ruling that has had a dramatic impact on False Claims cases since 2016, including an extraordinary $347 million reversal in favor of nursing home operator Consulate Health Care.
Six weeks after entering Chapter 11 bankruptcy, HCR ManorCare has won federal approval for its exit strategy.
A Pennsylvania Court has ruled the state's Department of Human Services violated procurement rules when an official met with top executives of a company bidding for a share of its Medicaid service contracts.
Retention of new nurses could improve with mentorships, specific education, study finds ... Dementia prevalence declining, but population growth will still push numbers higher ... Doctors: leaving seniors out of clinical studies neglects too many important questions