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Nursing home administrators working in continuing care retirement communities saw their pay nudge upward ever so slightly this year, according to a new survey.

Lawsuit seeks to block ballot measure that would set $500K cap in nursing home negligence cases ... CMS looks to poll nursing homes on medication safety ... Bill proposing higher cap on punitive damages in nursing home neglect cases fails in PA House

A Virginia nursing home CEO who has decided to axe himself, rather than sacrifice care at his institution, has been "inundated with calls" and received several job offers.

A Mississippi judge has struck down one woman's attempt to take her dispute with a nursing home to trial, arguing the verbal consent for an arbitration agreement was sufficient.

The chief executive of a struggling skilled care provider is cutting his own position, after 18 years on the job, in a bid to keep the home afloat.

California to feature more homelike, "small-house" SNFs in new pilot program ... Mechanical lift sling fails twice on separate occasions, landing provider $50,000 fine ... Massachusetts becoming the 'Silicon Valley for age-tech'

Providers who might be scrambling to get their applications in for the 2018 McKnight's Excellence in Technology Awards just received a reprieve.

The Department of Labor has officially revoked a rule that requires employers to report whenever they seek assistance from consultants or lawyers to dissuade employees from joining unions.

One New York nursing home is trying an outside-the-box approach to keeping residents safe.

Hospital says it's considering slashing skilled care services, obstetrics to reduce costs ... Nursing home sector 'on the verge of collapse,' says one state care leader ... Mobility plans get hospitalized patients moving, may reduce di

One key provider advocate is expressing optimism that a pending new payment system will spare operators from therapy upcoding lawsuits like the one settled for $10 million Wednesday.

One Illinois judge has served up a warning to future whistleblowers who might bring claims against skilled nursing facilities.

Salaries for certified nurse aides at continuing care retirement communities have taken a healthy jump upward, according to a new survey.

Hospital plans $13M new outpatient clinic, says nursing homes no longer first choice for patients ... Aggressive pharma execs had 'specific business plan in place' to target nursing homes for excessive opioid sales, lawsuit alleges ... Most

The House of Representatives is launching an investigation into alleged poor care at Veterans Affairs nursing homes, after a newspaper exposé pulled the curtain back on the issue.

One of the leading groups representing long-term care pharmacists is urging the federal government to "act swiftly" to address "skyrocketing drug costs" that are harming the field.

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' move to start paying for virtual visits, beyond rural areas of the country, is being lauded by advocates in the field.

Continuing care retirement communities are adapting to a changing market of healthier seniors, which includes reducing skilled nursing units, a new report finds.

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is aiming to make it easier for providers to apply for eligibility, the agency announced late last week.

Medicare appeals might be getting a little more complicated for skilled care providers, thanks to a recent ruling from the Supreme Court, legal analysts predict.

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