$1M LeadingAge grant will identify, advance actionable nursing home reform
Jun 16, 2022
LeadingAge will work to identify and advance the most actionable nursing home reform recommendations from a landmark national report using a $1 million dollar grant.
Governor signs bill that gives nursing homes $700 million funding boost
Jun 02, 2022
A $700 million Medicaid funding boost is coming to Illinois providers after Gov. J.B. Pritzker (D) on Tuesday signed nursing home reform legislation that ties the Medicaid increases to higher staffing...
AMA survey shows lack of progress on prior authorization reforms
May 27, 2022
Results show little progress across all five reform areas outlined in a 2018 consensus statement, the AMA has found.
In defense of nursing home funding
May 30, 2022
We spend money on things that deliver some kind of reward. That insight into the human condition also helps explain why our long-term care system finds itself in such a precarious position these days.
Nursing home improvements don’t come without workforce investments first: analysis
May 27, 2022
Quality improvements in nursing homes sought by the federal government and industry stakeholders won’t happen without first making investments to ensure the industry’s workforce is “well-prepared...
LTC alliance aims to bring ‘real systemic transformation’
Apr 28, 2022
The Green House Project and Pioneer Network are entering into a formal alliance in a push to bring system change towards long-term care reform.
Transparency and accountability to take center stage in CMS nursing home reform, leader says
Apr 21, 2022
CHICAGO — More transparency and accountability of nursing homes owners will remain a top focus for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services as it implements reforms in the coming year, according...
Blame some of the latest nursing home hoopla on Abraham Lincoln
James M. Berklan
Apr 08, 2022
A hefty product from an all-star team of researchers is at once the biggest headache or, as we shall see, the best gift a nursing home stakeholder could ask for. All thanks to … Abraham Lincoln?
Clinical briefs for Wednesday, March 9
Mar 09, 2022
AHCA requests sit-down with Biden and top officials on nursing home reform plans … CDC director says COVID-19 will ‘probably’ become seasonal … Despite FDA efforts, fewer than 20% of drugs have...
Providers happy nursing homes are among White House’s top priorities but disheartened at approach
Mar 02, 2022
Long-term care advocates say they are grateful President Joe Biden is placing what they call a much-needed priority on nursing homes, but the administration’s plan to crack down on providers through...