A federal court has rejected HCR ManorCare’s claim that alleged overbilling for therapy was an example of clinical disagreements over what constitutes a reasonable level of therapy.
Skilled nursing facilities should start submitting electronic staffing data as soon as possible for the best results, federal officials said during a September conference call.
Antipsychotic medications may help those over age 60 who have been diagnosed with depression, according to results of a clinical trial published in The Lancet.
Long-term care workers have the lowest rate of influenza vaccine coverage, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has found.
The government has renewed criticism of provider billing methods for therapy and says it will be re-evaluating the entire process.
A group of U.S. Senators is urging an outright ban of nursing home arbitration agreement clauses in pre-admission documents.
The government’s Recovery Audit Contractor program needs to be improved, asserts a new report from the Government Accountability Office.
I first heard about the sisters of Fraternite Notre Dame last winter, when two boilers broke down at a church they were running on Chicago’s West Side.
A leading long-term care nurses group is praising the American Nurses Association’s new “zero tolerance” policy regarding violence and bullying in healthcare workplaces.
Nurses who work long shifts may experience job dissatisfaction and a risk of burnout, according to new research.
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