CMS seeking participants for new post-acute quality measures pilot study ... Medicare Advantage enrollees get less intense PAC with better outcomes, study says ... Price may not be confirmed as HHS secretary until mid-February, insiders say
Warfarin risks reduced for patients after discharge with electronic system, study finds ... Antidepressant use nearly doubles hip fracture risk in Alzheimer's patients ... First-of-its-kind study finds chair yoga a promising treatment for osteoarthritis
Facility hit with lawsuit over resident's death that led to huge fine ... North Carolina to attempt Medicaid expansion by 2018 ... HHS nominee Price got 'special treatment' from medical companies that made campaign donations, report claims
Report: Medicare missed $125 million in MA overpayment recoveries ... Seniors more likely to become disabled, admitted to SNF following ER visit ... Republican governors to 'face uphill battle' to keep Medicaid expansion
Less than half of nursing home residents with end-stage renal disease have completed advanced directives that can help reduce hospitalizations and intensive procedures in their last months of life, a new study shows.