An immediate jeopardy deficiency can cost providers dearly in finances and reputation. But what if it’s not true? Legal expert Alan C. Horowitz discusses a recent case where the provider challenged CMS over nearly $1 million in fines—and won.
Co-workers at the assisted living community said they were ordered to let a memory care resident fall out of her wheelchair so the fall could be used as an excuse to remove the resident from the unit, according to police.
The criminal investigation into the eight South Florida nursing home deaths following Hurricane Irma is prompting a larger look at how long-term care facilities prepare—and practice—for natural disasters.
September 7, 2017 | Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is temporarily waiving its usual requirements for acquiring or replacing medical equipment or prosthetics and is easing provider screening rules for Texas and Louisiana providers and suppliers impacted by...