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Commonly-used antipsychotic medications may increase the risk of pneumonia when given to people with Alzheimer's disease, research has found.

The White House Office of Budget and Management completed a review Monday of a rule that could update emergency preparedness requirements for Medicare and Medicaid providers.

A rule released earlier this year by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services targeting overpayments may lead to an increase in cases involving the regulation, according to law experts.

Team-based primary care 'significantly' improves quality study finds ... NIH to dig into social factors of healthcare ... Diabetes-linked vision loss on the rise

Older adults who don't exercise often — or don't exercise at all — have a 50% higher risk of developing dementia as they age, according to a new study in the Journals of Gerontology: Medical Sciences.

Facebook, Skype and instant messaging are among technology applications that may lessen depression among seniors, a new study has found.

More than 100 Medicare Accountable Care Organizations qualified for shared savings payments in 2015 by meeting quality performance standards and hitting their savings threshold, according to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. The total savings for the federal government through the pr

Nursing homes that fail to submit electronic staffing data by the first required deadline may face sanctions and could see their Five-Star rating suffer as a result, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services officials said Thursday.

The former Medicaid coordinator of a Florida skilled nursing and rehabilitation facility was arrested Wednesday after she allegedly stole more than $13,000 from three residents.

Older Medicare beneficiaries who have more continuity of care and consistently visit the same outpatient physician are less likely to visit an emergency room than those who receive care from several different physicians, according to a recent study.

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