Oil, gold, nursing homes? Stop acting like you’re a commodity
Jun 11, 2021
With all the talk of impending acquisitions this spring, it’s hard not to think of skilled nursing facilities as commodities to be bandied about for the right price — or shuttered if they don’t produce...
CMS let the cat out of the bag, but it’s managed care that’s ready to pounce
May 05, 2021
If you work with managed care (and who doesn’t anymore), chances are pretty good you’re already on a collision course that’s been accelerated lately
Also in the News for Wednesday, March 31
Mar 31, 2021
‘Pain champions’ in nursing homes spur better adoption of guidelines: study … State leaders gut proposed visitation law before passing it … Legal scholars want investigation into investigator of...
The beauty of offering a full-service managed care platform
Jul 22, 2019
We do not turn away difficult or specialty patients because we can handle almost any specialty pertaining to the senior patient.
Block grants won’t lead to cost-cutting efficiency
May 31, 2019
Eviscerating the social safety net through block grants can only further contribute to a dystopian future for aging adults and all others on Medicaid.
The 21st Century SNF: two paths forward
Jun 11, 2018
Many industry experts believe skilled nursing’s current marketshare challenges are temporary — that SNFs only have to hang on until demographic shifts kick in. But I worry about this strategy.
Come for the bargain prices, stay for your annual review
Apr 02, 2018
Do you want to work for Walmart? You might not have a choice some day soon.
MACPAC pushes Congress to streamline state shifts to managed care
Mar 16, 2018
In a report issued Thursday, MACPAC urged Congress to make transitioning to managed care easier for states — one method the commission suggested could improve efficiency within the Medicaid system.
Michigan inching toward privatization of long-term care
Feb 21, 2018
Michigan is laying the groundwork to privatize its $2.8 billion Medicaid nursing home and long-term care services.
When one future strategy isn’t enough
Jun 06, 2016
You are unlikely to meet many people who understand this field quite like Robert G. Kramer. When he talks about what skilled care operators should be doing to get past the turbulent years to come, it’s...