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State eyeing possible change to law that allows nursing homes to extract funds from residents' children
North Dakota is looking at a possible change to a state law that allows nursing homes to obtain unpaid debts from residents' adult children.
Hospitals participating in bundled payment efforts are actively reducing the use of skilled nursing care in their respective areas. That's one of the key takeaways from a new study out of the University of Pennsylvania, published Monday in Health Affairs.
CVS blames 'deteriorating' skilled care sector for poor Omnicare performance, $2.6 billion quarterly loss
Pharmacy giant CVS Health posted a $2.56 billion loss for the most recent quarter and is blaming its lagging fortunes partly on the "deteriorating financial health of numerous skilled nursing facility customers."
For the first time in three years, nursing homes finally made progress in reducing nursing staff turnover, according to the industry's largest salary survey.
In a challenging labor market, one Missouri nursing home is bucking the trends, and retaining young local talent at a "record level."