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.
Michele Pilon has been named president and chief nursing officer at Transylvania Regional Hospital in Brevard, N.C., effective Nov. 14.
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.
The nursing home industry may end up suing the Obama administration over its move to preserve residents' right to sue the facilities when disputes arise.
Members of a panel of healthcare leaders who gathered in Chicago this week remain optimistic that through innovations and a persistent approach to patient-centered, data-driven care delivery, the healthcare industry can attack costs and bring them under control.
The Pennsylvania Department of Human Services awarded a massive Medicaid bid last week to AmeriHealth Caritas, Centene Corp. and UPMC after delaying the decision for several months.
Black people are living longer than they did 20 years ago, but they have poorer health and less access to long-term care in their later years compared with whites, according to a new study.
Select Medical Holdings overcame an earnings wobble in its specialty hospital division to post solid second-quarter gains in revenue and profit on the strength of rising outpatient volumes.
A bill that could save more than $690 million in healthcare costs by reimbursing care planning for Alzheimer's disease is gaining momentum in Congress.
North Dakota's nursing homes and other long-term care facilities are bracing themselves for diminished funding at the beginning of next year.
The CMS says it has surpassed its goal for reducing the use of antipsychotic medications in nursing homes. Patient advocates, however, are expressing skepticism over the claim.
The U.S. economy added 160,000 jobs in April, underwhelming many economists, but the total would have been lower had it not been for the relentless hiring that continues throughout healthcare. The healthcare industry created 44,200 jobs last month, according to preliminary seasonally adjusted...