Michigan is laying the groundwork to privatize its $2.8 billion Medicaid nursing home and long-term care services.
A drug approved for use in controlling hallucinations and delusions in Parkinson's patients showed mix results in a trial among Alzheimer's sufferers.
The state of New Mexico fired back this week against allegations that its selection of new contractors for the state's Medicaid program was sullied by a major conflict of interest.
Former resident sues nursing home after losing eye in roommate altercation ... Doctor moves into nursing home to launch his telemed start-up ... Common osteoarthritis drug doesn't outperform placebo
A janitor at a county-owned nursing home in upstate New York threatened to gun down two co-workers, the sheriff said Friday.
Previous controls have not done enough to reduce fraud and waste in connection to chiropractic care for Medicare patients, according to a review issued by a federal watchdog Friday.
In an announcement expected today, the U.S. Supreme Court will decide whether to accept a case that could narrow how "harm" is defined in data-breach cases.
Activist investor 'closely monitoring' Brookdale's strategic review process ... Federal legislation would make make it harder to file accessibility lawsuits ... Removing an enzyme leads to complete Alzheimer's reversal in mice
A healthcare provider in Owosso, MI, violated federal law by rescinding a job offer to a transcriptionist who wanted a religious accommodation to avoid a flu shot, the EEOC said in a lawsuit this week.
Fecal transplants should be considered for patients with recurrent cases of Clostridium difficile whose symptoms cannot be addressed by antibiotics, the Infectious Diseases Society of America said in new guidelines published Thursday.
Lawmakers took a long-standing industry complaint to the Department of Health and Human Services this week, telling Secretary Alex Azar that Medicare and Medicaid favor opioid prescription over non-addictive alternatives for treating chronic pain.
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Medicaid is projected to grow at a 5.8% rate through 2026, slower than previous years, according to Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Office of Actuary data released Wednesday.
Settlement talks for about 300 opioid lawsuits against Cardinal Health are ongoing, according to local reports.
Nursing homes have long been a bastion of infections, experts note. But a new study finds that — by harnessing hand hygiene methods already popular in hospitals — such a notion could become a thing of the past.
Virginia passes Medicaid-work requirement bill ... New Florida nursing home generator rules in limbo .. US can sue UnitedHealth in massive Medicare case, court rules
A plan to lump together payments to all post-acute providers would be a budget cut dressed up as reform, providers said after reviewing the Department of Health and Human Services budget proposal.
Though terminally ill California residents can legally take lethal drugs to end their lives, the state's Veterans Homes have announced they will move any residents who want to try.
Featuring a main stage with eight speakers, this year's Argentum Senior Living Executive Conference will feature leading experts on workforce development, gerontology, resident programming, branding, building design, artificial intelligence and technology.
Video of veteran's final journey through nursing home draws 6 million views ... COPD patients using inhaled meds more prone to fractures ... Patients on rheumatoid drugs cut Alzheimer's risk by half