The manager of a Florida nursing home where eight people died following Hurricane Irma has a history of healthcare fraud accusations.
New York paid out an estimated $1.4 billion in Medicaid funds for long-term care providers who didn't follow the state's rules for the program, according to a federal review of the state's Medicaid system.
More than 1 in 4 cases of abuse or neglect at skilled-nursing facilities are not reported to law enforcement and the CMS fails to identify and report those incidents, according to HHS' Office of Inspector General.
Rural areas are often bypassed under the agency's existing guidelines for awarding grants for veterans' homes, but Veterans Affairs Secretary Dr. David Shulkin says that will change soon.
The long-term care industry has taken steps to create more patient-centered care plans that are resulting in less use of antipsychotics, but some doctors are worried the trend may lead to some patients not getting the drugs they need.
The CMS' proposed rule released Monday will prevent the Obama administration's nursing home arbitration ban from ever going into effect.
House lawmakers pushed back against the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission's calls to cut Medicare reimbursements to some types of providers.
Many long-term care providers may not be prepared to meet CMS emergency preparedness requirements—the cost of which is estimated at $370 million the first year.
How to better understand a plan's appeals process and manage the wide range of challenges that follow its denial.
Caring for senior living communities and their unique needs is stimulating innovation, not only in technology, but also in how care is delivered.
Managed-care plans increasingly taking over Medicaid long-term care. Not everyone is happy about it.
States are increasingly turning to private firms to provide managed long-term supports and services (MLTSS). Their goal is to rein in costs and increase budget predictability, but some advocates are claiming that they are seeing care suffer under the model.
The Florida Supreme Court has ruled a patient couldn't be forced to arbitrate disputes with the nursing home he resides in because he didn't sign the underlying contract.