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Also in the News for Monday, April 9

Post-acute providers should provide targeted care for obese hip-fracture patients … LeadingAge, American Health Care Association seek compensation data for partner’s annual nursing home salaries study … Joint HHS/DOJ healthcare enforcement team recovers $2.6 in healthcare fraud payments

Katie Smith Sloan

‘Deep concern’ gets a reaction

Providers returned fire after a dozen Senators recently expressed their “deep concern” about delaying and reducing federal penalties against nursing homes. Critics, including the lawmakers, say that since President Trump took office, a series of memos from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has aimed to make it harder to fine or deny federal…

The Brighter Side

Restoring hope in Puerto Rico

Three months after Hurricane Maria, many of the workers who care for Puerto Rico’s seniors still don’t have power or running water at home. But day after day, they show up to care for long-term care and senior living residents who have nowhere else to go.

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