For-profit furor could trigger more financial reporting for nursing homes
Jul 13, 2021
More than 1,200 nursing homes could find themselves facing stringent financial reporting requirements if a national movement to increase transparency in the industry takes root in California.
For-profit providers targeted again in study of COVID-19 care
Jul 12, 2021
Federal policymakers should be cautious about the influence nursing home ownership has on quality of care after a study found for-profit providers have had worse COVID-19 outcomes, researchers say.
New law presses nursing home operators for broader ownership information
May 14, 2021
New Jersey is placing tougher ownership documentation requirements on nursing home operators in an effort to boost transparency and better track facility purchases within the state.
Senator calls for mandatory Medicaid coverage of HCBS as nursing homes remain under fire on Capitol Hill
Mar 19, 2021
On a second day of hearings targeting the nursing home industry and its COVID-19 response, senators repeated calls for data and ownership transparency but also urged more federal and state support for...
Clinical briefs for Monday, Feb. 22
Feb 22, 2021
Pfizer vaccine’s deep-freeze storage and second shot may be unnecessary … For-profit nursing homes are ‘worst performers’ in COVID infection control analysis … Researchers pinpoint too-low diastolic...
For-profit nursing homes are ‘worst performers’ in new COVID-19 analysis
Feb 19, 2021
For-profit nursing homes were 18% less effective in controlling COVID-19 infections than non-profit or government-run facilities in 2020, according to an analysis of federal data published Thursday by...
Double-threat: NY governor urges limits to nursing home profits, activists push for repeal of provider...
Feb 18, 2021
Nursing home providers in New York could soon see limits on how much they can profit from resident care, according to a new proposal by Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D).
Private equity-owned nursing homes less likely to have enough PPE supplies
Oct 30, 2020
Nursing homes owned by private equity firms had lower levels of personal protective equipment supplies than for-profit, nonprofit and government-owned facilities, according to a new study published in...
Residents with mental illness concentrated in facilities that offer less direct care: study
Jun 04, 2020
Facilities that serve more residents with mental illness tend to have quality characteristics that differ substantially from other nursing homes, say investigators.
For-profit nursing home chains provide poorer quality of care, study asserts
Nov 30, 2011
Lower levels of nursing staff in large for-profit nursing home chains have resulted in substantially lower quality of care when compared to government-owned or non-profit nursing homes, a new study says.