Topic: Skilled Nursing Facilities
UnitedHealthcare and Optum's joint effort to manage care for SNF patients has led to fewer hospitalizations and ED visits, a new study shows.
The Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services (KDADS) recently reported an 85% satisfaction rate with quality of life among residents in state nursing homes.
HHS recently released two reports that address the lack of reporting when it comes to abuse and neglect of Medicare beneficiaries in SNFs.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced a plan to release the names of the 400 lowest-performing nursing homes.
PDPM is not just a payment shift; it requires a cultural change in care delivery and an understanding of how technology will support your journey.
CMS is reviewing its regulations and processes when it comes to ensuring safety and quality in nursing homes, CMS Administrator Seema Verma announced Monday.
The owner of several South Florida skilled nursing and assisted living facilities has been found guilty one of the largest fraud schemes in U.S. history.
Vanguard agreed to pay more than $18 million to resolve a lawsuit brought by the U.S. DOJ and the state of Tennessee for Medicare and Medicaid fraud.
An HHS investigation discovered that CMS paid millions of dollars for skilled nursing facility services without meeting the proper guidelines.
CMS is making it easier for accountable care organizations that accept downside risk to obtain waivers for the nursing home "three-day rule."