February 2020 - McKnight's Long Term Care News

Print Issue: February 2020

Cuts hurting SNFs

Nursing home and other healthcare providers in New York started the new year with a 1% Medicaid payment reduction.

Judge unmasks operators

The new operators of several new Golden Living nursing homes will be publicly known after a judge ordered the state of Pennsylvania to turn over the nursing home chain’s ownership records.

Exec gets new state role

Gov. Andy Beshear (D) named Signature Healthcare executive Adam Mather the inspector general at the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services.

CMS plan to target CCRCs

A new federal proposal effectively proposing new Medicaid taxes could lead to the closure of some skilled nursing units in continuing care retirement communities in 18 states, according to provider advocates.

February Business Briefs

Select Avante Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Centers throughout central Florida are adopting the Furry Palz Program.

February IT Update

The LeadingAge Center for Workforce Solutions has released an Excel-based turnover cost calculator tool to help providers estimate how much staff turnover is costing their community.

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