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Post-acute care providers will be forced to demonstrate their value in more care settings as payment models evolve in the coming years, according to a new report by Avalere Health. The post 95% of post-acute care providers will be subject to new paym

All quality nursing home providers should review available options for taking part in institutional special needs plans (I-SNPs), a Medicare Advantage insurance model, says the leader of the largest association representing skilled nursing providers.

An Iowa doctor will have to shell out more than $315,000 after pleading guilty to lying about the amount of time he spent with nursing home residents to gain higher reimbursements. The post Doctor gets prison, ordered to pay $316K after lying about t

Woman responsible for 1980s nursing home murders released on parole despite families’ protests … Residents with untreated sleep apnea could require more care later on … Surveillance cameras now allowed in Minnesota nursing homes The post Also in the

Wealthy people can expect to live seven to nine more years without disability than those who are poor, say investigators. The post Wealthy people live 9 more years without disability, study finds appeared first on McKnight's Long Term Care News.

The Beryl Institute has released a new white paper with practical ideas and perspectives on person-directed dementia care. The post New paper: How to elevate the experience of people living with dementia appeared first on McKnight's Long Term Ca

When surgery rates for a common hip fracture go up, so too does the risk for adverse outcomes, including death. The post Some hip surgeries may be too risky for residents appeared first on McKnight's Long Term Care News.

Opioids often the first prescription for musculoskeletal pain: NIH … Preparing at-risk patient’s mind and body for surgery pays off, study suggests … Walnuts may be good for the gut and heart health … Wearable devices improve flu outbreak predictions

Plans are in full swing for the NASL Winter Legislative and Regulatory Conference, which will be held Feb. 24-26 in Washington. The post Registration underway for NASL winter conference appeared first on McKnight's Long Term Care News.

Additional workers may be hard to come by for Wisconsin providers in the near future after Republican lawmakers fell short of overriding a veto on a bill that would have made it easier to become a nurse aide. The post Lawmakers fail to revive bill th

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