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Four facilities owned by California's largest nursing home operator have agreed to pay $6.9 million to settle kickback-for-referral allegations, authorities announced Thursday. [...]
Fri, Nov 17, 2017
Source: McKnights
Improper fee-for-service payment rates in the Medicare program dropped from 11% in 2016 to 9.5% in 2017 — the lowest rate since 2013, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services reported. [...]
Fri, Nov 17, 2017
Source: McKnights
Seniors with serious mental illness don't often seek out skilled nursing care at the end of their lives, recently released survey results show. [...]
Fri, Nov 17, 2017
Source: McKnights
I had a birthday recently. OK, more than just recently. Tuesday. My long-term care colleagues were kind, supportive and treated me to an exquisite lunch. But the rest I've had to deal with on my own. [...]
Fri, Nov 17, 2017
Source: McKnights
National insurer Humana will sell its long-term care insurance business to a Texas-based company. The move is raising eyebrows among investment analysts, who wonder if Humana could be gearing up for another big merger in the wake of its failed deal... [...]
Tue, Nov 07, 2017
Source: Modern Health Care