THE CAHF STAFF RATIO TOOLKIT: EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW
GAO: IMPROPER PAYMENTS, BAD DATA THREATEN ACCESS TO LONG-TERM CARE
Learn more about the 3.5/2.4 staffing ratios and the waivers addressing them with CAHF's Staff Ratio Toolkit.
FOUR STEPS TOWARD SLAYING THE ZOMBIES IN YOUR NURSING HOME
April 20, McKnight's
They're everywhere — in your billing department, food services, human resources or janitorial — and they're secretly sabotaging your nursing home.
NURSING CARE OCCUPANCY BUMPS HIGHER IN FIRST QUARTER
April 19, Provider
Amid declines in assisted living and independent living occupancy rates for the first quarter of 2018, the nursing facility sector saw a slight increase.
NEW RISK: TURNING AWAY PATIENTS BEING TREATED FOR OPIOID ADDICTION
April 18, McKnight's
Federal investigators could begin cracking down on nursing facilities that refuse admission to patients being treated for opioid addiction, experts are warning.
BARBARA BUSH'S END OF LIFE DECISION
April 17, Kaiser Health News
The former first lady draws needed attention to the value of palliative care.
PERCEIVED RISK OBSCURES POTENTIAL BENEFITS FOR SNF INVESTORS
April 16, Skilled Nursing News
Skilled nursing investment: The rising tide of the upsides hiding on the backside of the downsides.
April 13, McKnight's
Despite efforts to reduce improper payments in Medicaid, they continue to increase — rising to about $37 billion in fiscal year 2017.
UNLIKE IN OTHER SETTINGS, TELEHEALTH COULD SPUR SKILLED NURSING SAVINGS
April 12, Skilled Nursing News
The use of telehealth services is commonly floated as a way to improve care and reduce health care spending at skilled nursing facilities, particularly rural ones.