Print Issue: August 2019
Gov. Janet Mills (D) was being criticized for delaying a nursing home funding bill after seven nursing homes in the state closed in the past two years.
Warm Hearth Village, a continuing care retirement community in Blacksburg, has become the state’s first certified dementia-friendly business.
An $82 billion, two-year budget that would increase reimbursement rates for Wisconsin nursing homes was recently approved by the Republican-controlled Legislature.
The state recently implemented three laws addressing nursing home reform.
Nursing homes were wrong in refusing to readmit three residents after they were hospitalized, the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled July 18.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services approved a state Medicaid amendment that will allow negotiated supplemental rebate agreements with manufacturers of hepatitis C medications.
The demand for a Patient-Driven Payment Model solution has resulted in 150% growth in sales since 2018 for Real Time Medical Systems, the Maryland-based company said in July.
In a long-term care facility, soft surfaces abound, resulting in upholstered furniture, throw pillows and rugs that are considered “unwashable.”
Federal and state investigators recently penalized a host of skilled nursing and assisted living facilities for wage theft and other labor law violations.
A woman who transferred nearly $60,000 from her mother’s bank account won’t be held liable for nursing home fees not covered by Medicaid, according to a New Jersey appellate court ruling.
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