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Vote on GOP healthcare bill delayed ... Facility's procedures in question after sex offender admitted, inappropriately touches multiple residents ... Study finds few differences in hospice care provided in SNFs, patients' homes ... Former SNF employee charged with stealing cash from 13 res

Skilled nursing providers should submit their next round of payroll based journaling data well ahead of the May 15 deadline in order to catch errors, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services officials said Thursday.

Recent news of the delay of a bundled payment final rule from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services may be "misleading" regarding the viability of the program, according to data released on Wednesday.

Some lawmakers have included errors and inaccuracies about the Affordable Care Act and its potential replacement in correspondences with their constituents, according to a new report from ProPublica.

Facial injuries suffered by nursing home residents may be flying under the radar and adding a "substantial amount of costs" to the U.S. healthcare system, a recent study shows.

Long-term care providers should pay special attention to their admission, visitation and grievance policies under the new requirements of participation rule from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, a legal expert said Tuesday.

GOP healthcare bill updates gives states choice between block grants, per capita funding for Medicaid ... SNF to pay $875,000 to family of resident who choked to death ... Senator seeks details into new CMS administrator's ethics compliance

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is pushing back the implementation date for its recent rule creating a bundled payment program for cardiac care, as well as changes to the Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement program. Further delays also are being considered.

Meals on Wheels pushes back against budget cuts, noting 2.4 million seniors served annually... Medication reconciliation may reduce rehospitalization, study indicates ...Medical director arrangement lands hospital in court

Highly trained workers generally work faster, but they are more likely to make mistakes after they are interrupted, a new study finds.

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