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Heavy hospice caseloads, delayed unionization hurting care

November 27, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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John Shannon’s growing caseload was causing the social worker in hospice care to rush from patient to patient.

Improper pay rates down $4.59 billions, CMS says

November 20, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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 A sharp drop in home health improper payments, in particular, is a big part of the reason why.

Post-acute nurses find more satisfaction in career, report shows

November 20, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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Pay and benefits for home care, hospice, palliative care and long-term care nurses haven’t always been on par with nurses who work in the acute setting.

Challenges in skilled nursing facilities: a conversation

October 25, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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Greystone's Frank Small discusses with Multi-Housing News the impact of the forthcoming Patient-Driven Payment Model on operators and sheds light on other pressing issues in the field.

As some states seem short on staff, some find surplus by 2030

October 16, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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In two years, California is projected to be short almost 45,000 registered nurses (RNs), while Florida will have a surplus of almost 54,000.

Nursing home employees allegedly scam resident out of $600k

September 10, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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She trusted the workers at her nursing home to help her, but her Public Guardian says some just helped themselves to her money.

Welltower promotes, Brookdale appoints, and Charter Senior living staffs in rundown of latest news

August 9, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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Movers & Shakers is brought to you by the Senior Housing News Job Board.

Four Connecticut nursing homes fined

August 8, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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The state Department of Public Health has fined four nursing homes following staff errors and lapses in care earlier this year.

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.

CMS gives one-star ratings to nearly 1400 nursing homes

August 1, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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Less than a month after a New York Times story revealed concerns about insufficient nursing home staffing levels, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) handed out nearly 1,400 one-star reviews.

California nursing homes face class-action lawsuits due to understaffing

July 31, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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Two Marin nursing homes in San Rafael and Novato are among 15 statewide that have been hit by class action lawsuits alleging that their owner systematically understaffed them to increase his profits.

 

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.

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