John O'Connor

Editorial Director

John O'Connor has been with McKnight's for more than two decades and oversees content production. A University of Illinois graduate, John lives in the Chicago area with his wife and two children.

Most Recent Articles by John O'Connor

Workers successfully challenge pension funding based on 'church plan'

Workers successfully challenge pension funding based on 'church plan'

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In a case ripe with implications for religiously affiliated senior living organizations, employees at a Kentucky medical center earned a key victory in a lawsuit alleging inadequate pension funding.

Unchecked resident likely was dead for two days: officials

Unchecked resident likely was dead for two days: officials

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A senior living resident was dead for two days before being discovered by her visiting daughter, according to a report filed last week by the Minnesota Department of Health.

Senior living manager pleads guilty to stealing $400,000 by creating imaginary workers

Senior living manager pleads guilty to stealing $400,000 by creating imaginary workers

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A senior living manager who created imaginary employees has pleaded guilty to fraudulently obtaining almost a half million dollars.

Following delay, Kindred shareholders approve Humana deal

Following delay, Kindred shareholders approve Humana deal

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Kindred Healthcare shareholders have approved a sale to Humana and two private equity firms. The action will expedite Kindred's merger with a large insurer.

Caught in a Medicare claims appeals case? You may not have to immediately turn over disputed funds.

Caught in a Medicare claims appeals case? You may not have to immediately turn over disputed funds.

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Senior living firms engaged in a Medicare claims appeal currently are required to return any disputed payments right away. A recent court ruling, however, gives operators a chance to retain disputed amounts until an administrative law judge hears the case.

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April 25

Wellness goals

Monroe Township, NJ 

Residents at Monroe Village have been staying in shape by playing hockey during the NHL season and the Stanley Cup Playoffs.