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

Print Issue: June 01, 2017

Nurses are called unsung health heroes

The vast majority of American nurses promote a culture of health in their communities but rarely get credit for their efforts, according to a recent study published in the journal Policy, Politics, & Nursing Practice.

Suit filed over false background checks


An Indiana-based healthcare management group has been hit with a class-action lawsuit after one job applicant claimed she was denied a position at the company based on an allegedly false background check report.

ACOs cut costs, not quality

Post-acute care spending dropped by 9% — or about $106 per beneficiary — without a drop in quality, a study of accountable care organizations in the Medicare Shared Savings Program has found.

Provider will appeal the ruling.

Workers fired before union vote to be reinstated: NLRB


Employees who were terminated from a California skilled nursing facility one week ahead of a union election must be reinstated and compensated for back pay, a National Labor Relations Board judge ruled in late April.

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