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Provider groups push back on planned nursing home staff mandates

Healthcare Dive

Two hospital groups are arguing that federal staffing mandates are a “one-size-fits-all” approach to the labor crisis and that issuing mandates could reduce capacity by forcing nursing homes to shut their doors.

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Rapid telehealth rollout was beneficial for nursing homes, but had downsides too

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

As the COVID-19 pandemic triggered a massive uptick in telehealth use around the country, hard-hit nursing homes also turned to the tool to try and keep patients safe. The aim, they said, was to examine the consequences of the rapid telehealth rollout in nursing homes. Saved organizational resources. THE LARGER TREND.


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Our Nursing Home Industry – A National Scandal

HIT Consultant

My commitment to this work has led me to build innovative programs both in the community and in skilled nursing facilities, designed to provide more and better-focused care to our frail elderly. According to Bureau of Labor Statistics data 1 , the number of workers employed at nursing care facilities nationwide has declined by 15%—from 1.59

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3 Compliance Considerations for Mental Health Treatment in Nursing Homes


Depression and psychiatric conditions are relatively common in the elderly and nursing home residents. However, compliance professionals need to be aware of proper medical necessity, coding, and documentation when it comes to providing psychotherapy services for nursing home residents.

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Five Types Of Abuse In A Nursing Home

HIT Consultant

Nursing homes care for the elderly, people with disabilities, or those who are terminally ill. However, abuse can take many different forms in nursing homes and can devastatingly impact the residents. Implementing some steps can help protect the residents of nursing homes from abuse. Physical Abuse.

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Private equity targeted in CMS nursing home ownership regulation

Modern Healthcare

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services published a proposed rule that aims to promote transparency in the often opaque realm of nursing home ownership.

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Medicare Patients Win the Right to Appeal Gap in Nursing Home Coverage

Kaiser Health News

A three-judge federal appeals court panel in Connecticut has likely ended an 11-year fight against a frustrating and confusing rule that left hundreds of thousands of Medicare beneficiaries without coverage for nursing home care, and no way to challenge a denial. The trial took place in 2019. .”