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Pay-For-Performance

Administrators pan pay-for-performance

Most nursing home administrators do not believe that pay-for-performance initiatives lead to improved resident care or stronger bottom lines, according to findings recently published in the Journal of Aging and Social Policy.

Imran Javaid

Changing market dynamics present new opportunities

A convergence of regulatory and market influences are triggering a wave of mergers and acquisitions in the long-term care (LTC) industry. This convergence presents new opportunities and considerations for operators of all sizes. The dollar volume in LTC mergers and acquisitions jumped to $16.3 billion in 2011, up from $12.1 billion in 2010, according to The Health Care M & A Report from Irving Levin Associates, a healthcare research and information firm.

Indiana lawmaker proposes nursing home pay-for-performance bill

An Indiana state Senate committee has advanced a bill that would reward better performing nursing homes while generally penalizing weaker ones financially. Sen. Patricia Miller (R) proposed the bill, and chairs the Health and Provider Services Committee that moved it along this week.

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