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Nursing shortage, high turnover impact assisted living centers

May 23, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care

The Texas Panhandle's large population of older residents could be impacted due to a nursing shortage facing the entire country.

Oklahoma looks to hire nurses as health care inspectors

May 21, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care

Hospitals, surgical centers, nursing homes, home health agencies and other medical providers have to undergo regular inspections if they want to receive payments from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. 

OnShift hires senior lifestyle COO into new position

May 9, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care

Workforce management software firm OnShift has hired Lisa Fordyce to the newly created role of executive vice president of enterprise development for senior living.

Top provider CEOs optimistic about new CMS payment rules

May 7, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care

Industry experts are still sorting out the long-term effects of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) new payment system for skilled nursing facilities, but early reviews from the CEOs of some top providers have been positive.

One in five direct caregiver positions unfilled in Wisconsin

May 1, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care

A coalition of Wisconsin health care organizations is warning that the state's shortage of long-term care providers continues to grow.

CMS boosts skilled nursing payment, saves providers money over next decade

May 1, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) on Friday unveiled a new proposed model for skilled nursing reimbursements that the agency says will save providers $2 billion over the next decade.

Issues in Nebraska and Kansas nursing homes may affect facilities and patients nationwide

April 17, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care

A Wood-Ridge-based company that owns or operates more than 100 nursing homes around the country has failed to make payroll in Nebraska and Kansas, leading regulators to take over 36 homes serving thousands of patients.

Nebraska employees of facilities in receivership receive paychecks

April 11, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care

About 1,650 nursing home workers in Nebraska whose employer failed to pay them last month received paychecks this week, according to the court-appointed receiver managing the facilities.

Care coordination, info exchanges among gaps between PAC and LTC

April 10, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care

Though performance measures are key for payment reform and sparking quality improvements, PAC and LTC settings have differing standards, leading to fragmentation, the National Quality Form said.

Nebraska assisted living and nursing home employees not paid

April 1, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care

Ten assisted living facilities and 21 nursing homes are now in receivership after the state's Department of Health and Human Services says employees didn't get paid.


Thirty-one facilities in receivership after missed payroll

March 26, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care

Receiverships place facilities in the custodial care of another company in situations where a company cannot meet its financial obligations.

Flexibility and efficiency will fuel skilled nursing success

March 22, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care

A recent report puts some hard numbers to the pressures skilled nursing facilities face — and offered a prediction of its own about the much-anticipated “silver tsunami.”


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