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

Print Issue: March 01, 2017

John O'Connor

This Price is no bargain

Dr. Tom Price recently became Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services. Long-term care operators should cast a wary eye for two reasons: Medicaid and Medicare.

Gov. Jack Dalrymple

State News for March 2017

NORTH DAKOTA — The state’s 80 senior care centers faced a difficult choice when they agreed with a proposed 5% surcharge on the services they provide. In the end, it was either accept the fee or make deep staffing cuts to stay open.

Aides want more EOL care involvement

Frontline workers often are the first to notice dementia patients’ pain and detect changes in their behavior, but a new study finds long-term care and hospice facilities need to do more to include them in end-of-life treatment.

Steve Fromm

Profile: Steve Fromm

Steve Fromm’s journey to long-term care administrator and board chairman of the American College of Health Care Administrators is one that has crisscrossed oceans and states.

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