Nursing home residents step up to help other facilities impacted by tornado outbreak
Feb 24, 2022
Two New Hampshire nursing home residents are helping the victims of a Midwestern tornado outbreak get back on their feet one fundraiser at a time.
The anti-vaccine victory tour of 2021
Dec 01, 2021
When news broke this week regarding the first injunction against the federal vaccine requirement for healthcare workers, I’ll admit I was surprised that a court found enough merit in the challenging...
Stress? Resolve? Hope? You can feel it in their voices
James M. Berklan
Oct 15, 2021
Today, for the first time at mcknights.com, you can read about and HEAR about agency staffing and other key issues straight from providers’ mics.
State exec expects ‘fire sale’ of nursing homes
Oct 05, 2021
The leader of the New Hampshire Health Care Association expects the state’s acquisition market for nursing homes to be very active thanks to the rough operating environment and workforce struggles for...
States threaten Medicaid cuts as providers plead for the opposite
Mar 29, 2021
Medicaid reimbursements for Florida nursing homes would drop nearly $81 million next fiscal year in a new budget proposal, pitting state lawmakers against providers in a battle likely to take place in...
NH provider regrets not having state review its vaccine distribution plan
Jan 15, 2021
The leader of a New Hampshire nursing home said it regrets not having its COVID-19 vaccine distribution plan reviewed by state health officials before providing doses to some of the facility’s volunteer...
Nursing Home Quality Incentive Program? Hardly
Dec 08, 2020
Was any federal program ever more misnamed than the “Nursing Home Quality Incentive Program”? Rather than reward nursing home quality, it has effectively rewarded states that have out-of-control COVID-19...
Lawmakers want upcoming COVID-19 relief funds to prioritize nursing homes in states with high shares...
Nov 20, 2020
Several Democratic lawmakers are suggesting that long-term care facilities in areas that have higher shares of COVID-19 deaths and cases should be first in line to receive future federal relief funding.
Capital One Bank closes $9M loan to refinance NH facility
Jul 29, 2014
Capital One Specialty Healthcare Real Estate provided an $8.8 million loan to refinance Wheelock Terrace, a 70-bed assisted facility in Hanover, NH. The facility also provides memory care services.
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...