January 01, 2018 - McKnight's Long Term Care News

Print Issue: January 01, 2018

State Sen. Joe Negron

State News for January 2018

Increasing Medicaid rates to Florida nursing homes is a “very strong priority” in the upcoming state legislative session, the state Senate president said …

$6.9M to settle kickback, fraud claims

Four San Diego facilities owned by California’s largest nursing home operator will pay $6.9 million to resolve civil allegations that their employees paid kickbacks for patient referrals and submitted fraudulent bills to government healthcare programs, authorities announced in November.

Software with flexible measurement capabilities often offers the most desirable approach.

An IT game changer

Readmission rates are being attacked from all sides, and that includes by information
technology and software suppliers. Here’s a provider guide to ‘teching-up’

Home-like end-of-life care

As family and friends gather near a loved one in the closing days, a warm and comfortable environment can do wonders for soothing frayed nerves and troubled minds.

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