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A Virginia adult day center has agreed to pay $385,917 to settle allegations that it billed the state's Medicaid program for transportation services that were never provided, the U.S. Department of Justice announced Tuesday.

In an effort to improve the use of medical treatments, a University of Pennsylvania Medical School professor is calling for more research to help doctors recognize and manage what some call a "therapeutic illusion."

Hospitals participating in a new Medicare bundled payment program for hip and knee replacements should partner with high quality post-acute care providers like nursing homes within the first 90 days following surgeries, a recent analysis by Avalere Health finds.

Computer use and social activities like game-playing and crafting could help older adults reduce their risk of developing memory and thinking problems, according to a new Mayo Clinic study.

Nursing home residents who are admitted from hospitals have a higher risk of developing pressure ulcers than those who were transferred from the community, a new study confirms.

Nearly a quarter of hospital patients entered post-acute care facilities with a multi-drug-resistant organism on their hands, finds a study in JAMA Internal Medicine.

Documentation of pressure ulcer prevention measures by nursing home staff may be lacking, and not match the actual preventative measures taken, a new study suggests.

KANSAS — Kansas nursing home operators will receive help paying for residents whose Medicaid applications or renewals are stuck in processing limbo, state agencies announced in late March.

Kicking a smoking habit can feel like a lonely endeavor, but researchers in California have found Twitter's social media platform can help build a community of successful quitters.

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