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New York paid out an estimated $1.4 billion in Medicaid funds for long-term care providers who didn't follow the state's rules for the program, according to a federal review of the state's Medicaid system. [...]
Tue, Sep 12, 2017
Source: Modern Health Care
More than 1 in 4 cases of abuse or neglect at skilled-nursing facilities are not reported to law enforcement and the CMS fails to identify and report those incidents, according to HHS' Office of Inspector General. [...]
Mon, Aug 28, 2017
Source: Modern Health Care
Rural areas are often bypassed under the agency's existing guidelines for awarding grants for veterans' homes, but Veterans Affairs Secretary Dr. David Shulkin says that will change soon. [...]
Tue, Aug 22, 2017
Source: Modern Health Care
The “global village” now being a thriving reality, the burgeoning use of the internet for business purposes means that companies are reaching out to specific segments of the population who rely on their mother tongue to gauge the level of … → [...]
Mon, Nov 28, 2016
Source: LTC Administrator
Are You Ready? New Disaster Readiness Rule From CMS Impacts Nursing Homes, Hospitals and Home Health Agencies “Planning for the protection and care of patients, clients, residents, and staff during an emergency or disaster is a good business practice” states … → [...]
Tue, Nov 01, 2016
Source: LTC Administrator