Always at the mercy of government regulators and payments, nursing home operators are getting a classic lesson in what “passing the buck” means these days.
‘Trust’ will help nursing homes weather ‘incredible storm’ of reform and pay cuts
Apr 19, 2022
Thanks to an enormous proposed Medicare pay cut from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, plus the Biden administration’s sweeping new plans for nursing home reform, operators find themselves...
The irony of long-term care advocacy
Stephen A. Moses
Dec 17, 2021
Long-term care faces a world of hurt. The COVID pandemic worsened the profession’s chronic long-term problems including revenue shortfalls, caregiver shortages and wage pressures. Researchers, operators...
For providers, this isn’t just a game
Oct 04, 2021
Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) could be playing a game of Chicken that could prove very costly for long-term care operators and a lot of others.
Long-term care needs your help!
Jun 11, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has tested our nation. For long-term care providers, including nursing facilities and assisted living centers, the pandemic has exacerbated our chronic challenges of a severe caregiver...
When heavyweights go at it
Apr 26, 2021
There seems to be a nice skirmish shaping up right now between long-term care leaders and some in the government.
The state of long-term care is …
Apr 12, 2021
So, are things getting better or worse for long-term care? The answer is not so obvious.
COVID infection and mortality rates will trigger provider payouts of $2B in relief funding
Sep 04, 2020
A nursing home’s ability to keep COVID-19 infection and mortality rates low among residents will be the key indicator as to whether it will qualify for slices of $2 billion in newly available federal...
FCC telehealth grants a ‘game changer,’ says operator awarded $910,000
May 30, 2020
Eldercare and senior living facility operators are among the latest beneficiaries in a federal program to support connected care services during the pandemic.
Lawmakers seek $250 million infusion for geriatric services
May 23, 2018
A bill introduced by Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) Tuesday seeks more than $50 million annually to address workforce training, clinical staffing and support service issues across the U.S., as the nation prepares...