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As crisis builds, five rural Nebraska nursing homes close
Dec 22, 2021
Staffing pressures and Medicaid reimbursement issues being felt around the nation are leading to significant closures in rural Nebraska by year’s end.
Court: Medicaid may collect SNF room-and-board outlays
James M. Berklan
Jun 05, 2017
In a ruling that could create ripple effects on state Medicaid programs around the country, Nebraska’s highest court decreed that the state may pursue payment from beneficiaries for room-and-board...
Rhode Island is No. 1 HIPAA enforcer in state rankings
Stephanie H. Kim
Jul 16, 2014
Healthcare providers may feel more pressure of Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act enforcement in states like Rhode Island and Alaska, according to data compiled by TrueVault, a HIPAA compliance...
Nursing home wants slate wiped clean on federal sex-abuse citation based on hand holding
Apr 11, 2011
A nursing home in Nebraska wants its record cleared of a sex abuse deficiency report that was based on federal inspectors seeing two Alzheimer’s patients holding hands and hugging.