With sale of LTC biz, is Humana ready for megamerger round two?

With sale of LTC biz, is Humana ready for megamerger round two?

By Shelby Livingston  |  November 07, 2017

National insurer Humana will sell its long-term care insurance business to a Texas-based company. The move is raising eyebrows among investment analysts, who wonder if Humana could be gearing up for another big merger in the wake of its failed deal with Aetna.

U.S. report finds $1.4B problem in New York's Medicaid program

By Associated Press  |  September 12, 2017

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.

Nursing home abuse or neglect often goes unreported, OIG finds

By Maria Castellucci  |  August 28, 2017

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.

VA seeks to funnel more nursing home money to rural areas

By Associated Press  |  August 22, 2017

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.


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