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University gets $1 million grant to boost nursing home quality ... Geriatric-focused ERs may help reduce hospitalizations, readmissions ... CNA who hit, shoved resident could face 4 years in prison

A 12-month grace period meant to ease providers' transition to Medicare ICD-10 will officially come to a close on Oct. 1, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Officials said last week.

Bandage helps diabetic ulcers heal faster, study finds... Former senators weigh in on bundled payments ... Nursing home employee arrested for allegedly stealing 117 oxycodone pills

While pleased with a court decision mandating that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services should do better in explaining maintenance coverage under the landmark Jimmo case, leading long-term care experts said more can be done.

SEIU leads nurses, residents to fight for FL nursing home's future ... CDC begins next wave of LTC study ... Duke physician says ACOs have failed ... Nursing home fined after resident chews finger to bone ...

Calcium supplements are tied to an increased risk of dementia in senior women who have had a stroke, researchers have found.

As Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump prepare their transition teams as part of their hoped-for march to the White House, one position is sure to catch long-term care officials' notice: The future leader of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.

A wireless penetration test of certain Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Data Centers revealed security vulnerabilities, according to a new report from the HHS Office of the Inspector General.

Long-term care providers working with female physicians may be surprised to learn that Medicare pays them less than their male peers, according to a new analysis.

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