Providers rip states limiting their profits over direct care
Oct 26, 2021
Long-term care providers in New York and New Jersey are questioning new state mandates that will limit how much operators can profit from resident care in an effort to address problems local leaders say...
Untracked COVID: Nursing home workers have died at twice the rate of hospital workers
Apr 09, 2021
Nursing home care providers have the sad distinction of accounting for a large proportion of healthcare workers’ COVID deaths, according to new 2020 data that was not tracked by the U.S. government....
COVID test turnaround time tops 2 days for a third of nursing homes, data show
Nov 13, 2020
Among 13,000 facilities that provided their testing speed to the government, only 17% reported an average turnaround time of less than a day; and fully 29% waited three days or more on average for residents’...
Nursing home operators’ self-dealings criticized in national report
Jan 03, 2018
A highly critical analysis finds nearly three-quarters of U.S. nursing homes are involved in “related party transactions,” often funneling money to sister companies while claiming to be cash-strapped...
State governments compromise some long-term care ombudsmen: report
Jan 29, 2013
Long-term care ombudsmen in some states are unable to effectively advocate for residents due to a lack of independence from government interests, according to a report published Monday.
Over 2,000 hospitals will be targeted for readmission penalties starting Oct. 1
Aug 14, 2012
In about six weeks, more than 2,000 U.S. hospitals will be subject to financial penalties for preventable readmissions, making their relationships with post-acute providers more important than ever.