Post-Acute Care

Federal judge grants nursing-home arbitration injunction

A judge in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Mississippi has granted a request by the American Health Care Association to bar the CMS from implementing a rule that bans arbitration agreements in skilled-nursing facilities.

Fall 2017 trial for alleged leader in $1B healthcare fraud

Authorities say Philip Esformes ran 30 nursing homes and assisted-living facilities that used a network of corrupt doctors and hospitals to refer thousands of patients to the facilities, even though they did not qualify for services.

Amedisys back in the acquisitions hunt

After a long hiatus from dealmaking, home health giant Amedisys is pursuing acquisitions again to expand geographically and add personal-care services to its traditional skilled-nursing offerings.

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