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Providers could soon be in for another fight after legislation seeking to prohibit pre-dispute arbitration agreements passed Friday in the U.S. House, 225-186. The post House passes bill prohibiting pre-dispute arbitration appeared first on McKnight

Several U.S. lawmakers are looking to protect a Medicaid transportation benefit frequently used by nursing home residents as the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services considers rolling back the protection. The post Lawmakers look to protect no

indred Healthcare was denied late last week in its attempt to have a federal class-action lawsuit that alleges it failed to pay wages and overtime to skilled nursing clinicians dismissed. The post Kindred’s settlement over home health wages didn’t in

Providers should have anyone over 65 screened for memory problems yearly, group suggests … Walking patterns being used to identify dementias … Trump signs executive order aimed at modernizing flu vaccines The post Also in the News for Monday, Sept. 2

Marketing leaders will be gathering next week in Las Vegas for the biggest annual gathering of professionals dedicated to sales and marketing at senior living and care facilities. The post SMASH conference kicks off Sunday in Las Vegas appeared first

A simple question about a resident’s experience with falls can help to accurately predict their fracture risk, according to a new analysis. The post A simple question helps to ‘strongly’ predict fracture risk in older adults appeared first on McKnigh

The American Academy of Neurology is recommending an annual cognitive assessment for everyone over the age of 65. The post A three minute memory test could catch reversible cognitive impairment appeared first on McKnight's Long Term Care News.

Migraines are a significant risk factor for Alzheimer’s disease and all-cause dementia, according to a Canadian study published this week. The post Migraines a ‘significant’ risk factor for dementia, analysis finds appeared first on McKnight's L

The last big puzzle piece for providers and stakeholders preparing for the transition to the Patient-Driven Payment Model has been put in place. The post Final pre-PDPM updates to RAI Manual released appeared first on McKnight's Long Term Care N

Occupancy at skilled nursing facilities has continued to stabilize over the last year, despite dipping slightly in the second quarter, new data from the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care (NIC) reveals. The post SNF occupancy u

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