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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services on Thursday issued a notice of proposed rulemaking that would ease some regulatory requirements for states offering Medicaid Advantage programs.

Kindred Healthcare on Wednesday sued Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar for more than $10.1 million in lost reimbursements, saying a previous decision penalizes some of the company's long-term care hospitals and a skilled nursing facility for not joining certain states' Medicaid

More U.S. patients 90 and older are being hospitalized for fall-related injuries, but a new study shows they may have better outcomes than in the past.

Two Congressional subcommittees focused on oversight are banding together to look at reducing fraud and waste in the Medicaid system.

Efforts to improve frontline supervision can improve the quality of entry-level jobs in long-term care and lead to higher retention of certified nursing assistants and better patient care, according to a report issued Tuesday.

Instead of decreasing drug use, prescribers looking to treat behavioral issues among dementia patients merely may be shifting from antipsychotics to mood stabilizers.

About 60,000 elderly or disabled Medicaid recipients in Louisiana are being told they should expect to lose their benefits in July, and advocates say more than a quarter of them could be forced out of the long-term care facilities they call home.

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