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

Print Issue: January 01, 2017

Mike Cheek

MedPAC calls for pay freeze

The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission in December called for the elimination of market basket updates for skilled nursing operators in fiscal 2018 and 2019.

Lengthy hiring haunting applicant ranks

The healthcare industry is projected to need 1 million new nurses within five years, but most settings are finding the wait between placing a help wanted ad and a hiring decision to be far too long.

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