Finance

SNF liability rates could rise in 2017

Claims are growing in severity and frequency, according to an annual actuarial report.

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CliftonLarsonAllen, VNAA partner for home health

The financial advisory firm and the visiting nurses organization want to improve education for home-based care providers trying to transition to  value-based payment models.

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NY operators ordered to pay $2M in back overtime wages

The Queens, N.Y.-based Grand Healthcare System was cited for improper documentation of work hours, among other things.

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Financing affordable assisted living

The national need for affordable assisted living is surging, but how will we find the funds to build more?

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LZ 150 report finds continued nonprofit senior living growth

The 2016 LZ 150, produced by LeadingAge and Ziegler, finds the nation's 150 largest nonprofit senior living providers are building out their existing campus and through service offerings to non-residents and with joint ventures. More than three-fourths also offer specialized memory care units. Read More »

Healthcare services experts expect growth in 2017

A Capital One Healthcare survey reveals professionals have a positive outlook about business performance, including hiring, acquisitions and refinancing, in the year ahead coupled with strong concern about regulations and payment models.

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Kindred leaving skilled nursing, focusing on home care

The Kentucky-based senior care chain is restructuring to focus on home health, rehabilitation and long-term acute care.

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The changing season of CMS

As the season shifts into fall, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is launching a new season of regulations for long-term and post-acute care.

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Welltower sales to reach $4.1B in its 2016 portfolio repositioning

Kingpin REIT Welltower is continuing its repositioning in a massive Q4 deal that includes selling a 75 percent stake in a senior care portfolio to two companies in China.

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How the RAI Manual changes encourage collaboration

AANAC's Judi Kulus, RN breaks down the impacts of the new RAI Manual changes and why SNF needs to collaborate better among their care teams and with their outside partners—including therapy providers and home health.

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