CMS COULD OVERHAUL THERAPY PAY RULES IN 2018
October 18, McKnight's
CMS’ could bring a total overhaul of therapy payment rules to be in place as early as October 2018 in a "worse case scenario.”
FALLS MORE LIKELY AMONG SENIORS TAKING SLEEP MEDICATIONS: STUDY
October 17, Provider
For older adults, falling may be linked to taking physician-recommended sleep medications, according to a new research of Health and Retirement Study data.
STAFF TURNOVER NEEDS TO BE CONSIDERED IN FLU SEASON PLANS FOR LTC
October 16, McKnight's
More males and people of color are entering nursing, and more nurses are earning bachelor’s degrees compared with a decade ago, according to a new study.
LAWMAKERS URGE CMS TO RETHINK LTC REQUIREMENTS
October 13, McKnight's
More than 120 House Representatives have joined in signing a letter that asks the CMS to “re-evaluate” the requirements of participation for long-term care providers.
WINE COUNTRY NURSING HOMES EVACUATED — LATEST LIST
October 12, SFGate
Since the fires began Sunday, at least 20 senior living facilities have been fully or partially evacuated to facilities in San Francisco, the East Bay, Contra Costa County and Sacramento.