Four influential Republican Congressmen sent a letter to federal regulators Tuesday, requesting sweeping answers about the agency's oversight of nursing homes.
The state of Iowa's watchdog for the elderly is coming under fire for allegedly failing to carry out her duties or make plans to do so, an extensive report in the Des Moines Register claimed Monday.
At first blush, providers in other states might feel a bit envious about a proposal being floated in Texas. But they might want to reconsider.
There's a need to fix what's broken with the Five Star nursing homes-ratings system, and the way to do it is obvious.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has seen enough and wants to gain more control over drug-prescribing practices for the Medicare Part D program.
Medicaid managed care contracting should come under increased federal and state scrutiny, a prominent senator said Wednesday.
Chinese long-term care growing, lacking oversight and regulation, similar to U.S. decades ago, researchers sayMarch 15, 2011
The growing demand for nursing homes in China has dramatically outpaced the government's ability to provide oversight, leaving that country's long-term care industry in a state similar to that in the U.S. 40 or 50 years ago, according to a new study.
Assisted living should be subject to more government oversight and regulation, at least one consumer group is expected to recommend this afternoon at a Senate Special Committee on Aging roundtable.
The American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging has endorsed a new bill that would reevaluate the current state of nursing home oversight.
A federal law related to the oversight and inspection of nursing homes creates a legal pathway for private civil rights lawsuits to be filed against nursing homes in cases of alleged wrongful death, a federal appeals court recently decided.