August 01, 2017 - McKnight's Long Term Care News

Print Issue: August 01, 2017

Linda Krueger, RN, AAS, BA, RAC-CT

Profile: Linda Krueger

When Linda Krueger starts to tear up, it’s not when talking about how proud she is of her son or her military service, or the death of her father. It’s when she talks about how much she loves her residents.

PPS comments are sought

Federal regulators have agreed to gather more comments from providers and others on the revision of new skilled nursing prospective payment system case-mix methodology.

John Durso, Esq. Nixon Peabody LLP

Ask the Legal Expert about … background checks

We do background checks on new employees. But now there’s word we’ll be getting sued because a relatively new nurse aide allegedly improperly touched certain residents. How can we avoid a potentially nightmarish sexual assault scenario we knew nothing about, nor could have foreseen?

No new OT salary target with suit pending

Federal officials’ fight to enact a rule that would have made 4.2 million more workers eligible for overtime compensation won’t be carried on by the Trump administration, according to court documents filed in late June.

Next post in News