In February 2019, I wrote about the importance of fully engaging geriatricians and certified medical directors in the operations of nursing homes and chains. A month later, I shared my concern about a...
LTC alliance aims to bring ‘real systemic transformation’
Apr 28, 2022
The Green House Project and Pioneer Network are entering into a formal alliance in a push to bring system change towards long-term care reform.
We’d like a do-over, please
Feb 16, 2022
If there was a way to go back to 1965 and have a do-over on nursing home design in America, we would not create or accept institutional architecture.
Nursing home reform bill ‘definitely’ has traction in Congress
Sep 14, 2021
Nursing home providers can expect even more scrutiny from Congressional lawmakers this year due to the pandemic’s devastating impact on the sector — and the first piece of reform legislation is already...
U.S. reps launch ‘much-needed’ LTC infection control and prevention caucus
Jun 30, 2021
A new bipartisan congressional caucus will identify opportunities for sorely needed infection control and prevention reform legislation in long-term care, say the two Florida representatives who spearheaded...
Nursing homes will have to spend 70% of their revenue on direct resident care under nearly finalized...
Apr 07, 2021
A proposed spending mandate that would force New York nursing homes to use at least 70% of their revenue on direct resident care is being criticized by providers as it nears approval.
AAHSA charges ahead on healthcare reform efforts
Jun 09, 2009
The healthcare reform train is beginning to gather speed, and the American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging is enjoying the ride. Today, Sen. Ed Kennedy (D-MA) released the much talked-about...
Long-term care reform may have to wait
Jun 04, 2009
There was no battle cry. No calls to storm the halls of Congress. Instead the message at the American Health Care Association’s two-day Congressional Briefing was subtle: You can ask lawmakers...
Spreading the word about long-term care reform
Apr 21, 2009
Take a look at the top news stories on our Web site today and you’ll notice a common topic: healthcare reform. That subject has captured the attention of federal lawmakers and the long-term care community....