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Americans ill-equipped to pay for long-term care, survey shows

August 15, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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Moll Law Group  surveyed 2,000 people to see how prepared they are for the realities and costs of long-term care.

IRS proposes limit to tax benefit that includes skilled nursing, assisted living facility owners

August 15, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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The draft rule has drawn criticism from the American Health Care Association/National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL).

Long-term, acute care hospitals see payment increase from Medicare

August 6, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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Acute care providers get a payment increase from Medicare of 3% and long-term care hospitals receive an update of 1.35% in a final rule issued Thursday by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

As tariff fears rise, so do skilled nursing facility construction costs

August 3, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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A tight labor market has continued to drive up construction costs for skilled nursing facilities — and that’s before accounting for the potential effects of disruptive new tariffs from the Trump administration.

Some hospice providers neglecting patients, abusing Medicare, according to HHS report

August 2, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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The report calls for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, which is a key player in the funding of hospice services, to increase its level of scrutiny to improve the detection of these problems.

ProMedia's purchase of eight bankrupt nursing homes a move to "redefine health care"

July 30, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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Eight nursing homes in the region that had been in bankruptcy proceedings are now owned by ProMedica, a Toledo-based health network.

LifeCare in Pennsylvania to close, lay off 122

July 25, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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LifeCare Hospitals of Mechanicsburg LLC, a provider of specialty acute medical care, is shutting its doors, displacing 122 workers.

Blue Ridge CEO falls on sword, fires self to cut assisted living facility's costs

July 20, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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The top executive of an assisted living community and rehab facility in Martinsville, Virginia, is soon to be out of a job, and it’s by his own design.

Ascension expands services throughout Michigan, other states

July 10, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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As Ascension Michigan continues to reorganize its operations and rebrand its 15 hospitals, the Roman Catholic...

Biogen sees positive results in Alzheimer's trial, shares

July 9, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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Biogen Inc. shares surged more than 18% Friday after the biotechnology company and Tokyo-based Eisai Co. Ltd. announced positive results from a mid-stage trial of a treatment for Alzheimer’s disease.

Alzheimer's Association should see healthy amount of proposed $401 million funding increase

July 5, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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The Alzheimer’s Association, its advocacy arm the Alzheimer’s Impact Movement and its nationwide network of advocates are celebrating another proposed funding increase for Alzheimer’s and dementia research at the National Institutes of Health.

Feds push for long sentence in case on American Senior Communities former CEO

June 27, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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U.S. Attorney Josh Minkler is recommending that James Burkhart be sentenced to 151 months in prison for his role in running more than two dozen fraud schemes and kickback arrangements that prosecutors say reaped nearly $20 million. 

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