Ask the care expert … about life safety code changes
Jun 01, 2014
I am a new ADON and heard there’s a new life safety code, which I’ll be responsible for. Is that true?
House bill would expand program to keep younger people out of nursing homes
May 05, 2014
People younger than 55 would become eligible for a program to prevent unnecessary nursing home admissions if lawmakers pass a bill introduced Thursday in the U.S. House of Representatives.
PACE serves as example of what works in long-term care
Stephan Deutsch, M.D.
Sep 25, 2012
There’s a tenet in healthcare that runs deep: a patient’s relationship with his or her doctor is sacred.This core value is an important piece of one of the hottest topics in healthcare today:...
Medicare panel seeks enhanced payments, eligibility for the PACE program
Jun 18, 2012
Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly providers should be paid more generous Medicare Advantage rates, according to a payment panel. The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission also called for changes...
Group recommends coordinating care for dual-eligibles, leaving more up to states
Jan 12, 2012
In order to promote coordination between Medicare and Medicaid services and to save money, the federal government and states should create an integrated care model for dual-eligible beneficiaries, a new...
MedPAC OKs PACE improvements
Nov 07, 2011
A Medicare advisory panel issued recommendations late last week that would allow Medicare to strengthen Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) for dual eligibles.
After economic storm, new long-term care business strategies
Jeffrey Girardi, Dan Hermann and other contributors
Oct 26, 2010
Long-term care organizations are looking differently at their operations as a result of the economic crisis of 2008 and 2009.
McKnight’s Newsmaker Video: PACE program reaches rural areas
Nov 25, 2009
The PACE program has extended to 14 rural areas in the United States. That indicates that the program can be successful in small towns, says Robert Greenwood, vice president of public affairs for the Program...
An argument for the SHIFT model of senior care
Nov 12, 2009
Here’s a new concept in aging services: the Senior Health and Housing Initiative For Transformation (SHIFT). It would provide an all-inclusive approach to care in a continuing care retirement community...
PACE meeting will examine the evolution and future of growing eldercare model
Oct 16, 2009
Not all of the pivotal healthcare reform talks will be taking place in Washington next week. The National PACE Association’s 2009 annual conference will be taking place from Sunday through Wednesday...