Lois A. Bowers McKnight's Senior Living
Lois A. Bowers

Lois A. Bowers

Lois has spent almost her entire career covering healthcare, the business of healthcare and related topics via journalism or public relations. She holds a master's degree in journalism and mass communication from Kent State University (media management) and is the recipient of the Jesse H. Neal National Business Journalism Award as well as other honors.

Most recent articles by Lois A. Bowers

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Criminal recoveries for Medicaid fraud in assisted living top $1 million again due to case discovered after murder

Fallout from a Medicaid fraud case discovered because of a murder at an assisted living community had an outsized effect on fraud-related criminal monetary recoveries by state Medicaid Fraud Control Units for the second consecutive year, suggests the latest annual report released by the Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General.

One on One with McKnight’s

PARTNER CONTENT: With increased attention on the distribution of the various COVID-19 vaccines, nursing homes and other long-term care facilities must be sure to still remain vigilant on another crucial area of safety this year: COVID-19 testing. Hear from Bill Pierce, administrator at Compass Park skilled nursing and rehabilitation center in Franklin, IN, about how the facility put staff members, residents and family members at ease with rapid antigen testing. Compass Park is one of the more than 12,000 nursing homes around the country seeing the many benefits of using BD’s comprehensive rapid point of care test, the BD Veritor Plus System.

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