States would get more funding to expand long-term care workforce under new proposal
Aug 26, 2021
States and long-term care providers would receive additional funding to hire and retain workers under a new measure proposed by Democratic lawmakers.
Pandemic spurs Trilogy to add discount delivery pharmacy benefit for employees
Apr 06, 2021
Senior living operator Trilogy Health Services has begun offering its approximately 17,000 employees and their dependents a one-source, full-service discount pharmacy benefit through its proprietary pharmacy,...
Myndshft adds web app for benefits verification, coordinations
Nov 25, 2020
Myndshft Technologies, provider of integrated benefits-check and prior-authorization technology for post-acute care providers, launched Myndview, a web application that offers the same real-time solutions...
Do you pass the free-time test at work?
James M. Berklan
Sep 07, 2017
Now that summer is essentially over, can you say your employer is one of the better ones when it comes to vacation and warm-weather perks? More important, how do your choices rate? Many signs aren’t...
Stay home when sick, and go on vacation already
Jul 15, 2016
Far too many of the US workforce, especially in areas such as healthcare and the service industry, have little to no paid vacation time or sick leave.
This gift has kept giving
Oct 01, 2013
A notable anniversary took place when the Social Security program recently turned 78. People often disagree about how well this program has worked and whether it should be allowed to continue. But any...
New Medicare guidance guarantees that same-sex married couples can live in the same nursing home
Aug 30, 2013
Nursing homes may see more same-gender married couples in the near future in light of federal regulators’ first guidance in response to a recent change in the Defense of Marriage Act.
Long-term care makes ADP’s list of industries most challenged by upcoming health benefits requirements
Mar 08, 2013
Long-term care is one of seven employment sectors likely to see significant challenges based on health benefits requirements in the Affordable Care Act, according to payroll services provider ADP.
Salaries for nursing home administrator and nursing directors rise modestly in 2012, survey shows
Aug 01, 2012
Key skilled nursing facility managers saw small salary increases in 2012, according to new figures released Tuesday. The raises signal slow, steady economic improvement, say organizers of the survey, the...
Coming out of the closet with caregiving
Feb 24, 2012
Who ever thought that caregivers would need to come out of the closet and be accepted? It’s true.